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post #711 of 6753
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Originally Posted by shinji2k View Post
Anything on the recommended list around 500W would be plenty, I see nothing there that would require 600W+.

If you have a preferred Aussie retailer and a budget we could give a more specific recommendation based on price.

this is where i will buy the parts from
http://www.msy.com.au/Parts/PARTS.pdf
and if they dont have, i will get it here
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php

budget around 720 for tower only

anyway, im not here to ask about the build because it would be in a wrong thread,
I just wanna ask about the PSU
Edited by Wiish - 1/3/11 at 6:07pm
post #712 of 6753
Antec Neo Eco 620C 620W
Silverstone Strider Plus 600W
Antec EarthWatts 500w or 650W
OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W or 700w if 600w isnt enough

which one should i choose for my build ? anyone? tator?

thank you in advance
Edited by Wiish - 1/4/11 at 6:39am
post #713 of 6753
Out of all of those the Antec NeoECO 620C is the best; though it does lack some PCIe cables.

The Silverstone Strider Plus 600w is also a great option.

I would avoid the OCZ ModXStream Pro 700w & Antec Earthwatts 650w.
EA650w isn't really a 650w PSU for a modern system because of the anemic 12v amperage and the MXS Pro 700w is really stretching that platform hard.
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post #714 of 6753
Any cheap and current recommendations for a system with a Athlon II X4 640 and GTX 460 768MB? I assume it'll be around 450W for both of those overclocked.

So far I've only looked at the CX430.

Props on the list by the way! This coupled with Phaedrus' PSU FAQ are incredibly useful! I am surprised that his FAQ/PSU threads aren't stickied!
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post #715 of 6753
Try the Antec NeoECO 400W. Same thing as the old Corsair CX400.
post #716 of 6753
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Originally Posted by Rpg2 View Post
Any cheap and current recommendations for a system with a Athlon II X4 640 and GTX 460 768MB? I assume it'll be around 450W for both of those overclocked.

So far I've only looked at the CX430.

Props on the list by the way! This coupled with Phaedrus' PSU FAQ are incredibly useful! I am surprised that his FAQ/PSU threads aren't stickied!
You'll want to look closer to a 500-550w unit just to give yourself some breathing room.

Right now some of the best deals are on the Xigmatek NRP-PC602 & OCZ ModXStream Pro 600w
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post #717 of 6753
Hey. Judging by my sig rig, is everything adequate? Some people tell me the 550w ain't enough...
post #718 of 6753
More than enough.
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Hey. Judging by my sig rig, is everything adequate? Some people tell me the 550w ain't enough...
That unit is really a 500w; but like Phaedrus said, it's more than enough.
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post #720 of 6753
Hey,

So amidst all the CX430 controversy, I was almost thinking the CX430 belonged on the list...*gasp!*

For the price, it does pretty well. Maybe the ambient temperatures might have been a little misleading in JGs review, but overall, it did well. It's not like it's contending with an X-400, but FOR THE PRICE, it's pretty good. It can be had for $30, while a X-400 would set you back around $100 more.

...Which is not to say we should all be running out getting CX430s...No...But if you seriously have an all around tight budget, it might not be bad. If you have a bigger budget for your entire computer, then get something else, but if you are trying to build something sub $400 or something, this might be an alright pick.
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