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post #11 of 14
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
No way your rig needs 455 conituous watts to run correctly.
He is correct. A system running 8800GTX sli and a quad core only needs around 400-450.
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post #12 of 14
Yeah, I'd say your rig needs about 300w under max load. The PSU calculator is a good tool, but it's just that, and is to be used as a guideline for maxmium power usage. I would look at the 500-600 watt Rosewill range.
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
First of all, PSU that comes along with the case should not be used. There's a chance that it'll kill itself and take some of your computer with it.

2ndly, XION is such a bad brand.
hey! that's not fair lol

I was using my old Aspire 500W that came with my x-superalien, dont know if you've heard about the psu before lol, not known as one of the best (overstatement).

Anyways, I used it for over 3 years without any problems lol. Now I finally have a decent PSU, and plan to get a DA850 soon (or this week). hehe, something has to power my 2900xt
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post #14 of 14
Same with me, I was using a aspire 500w from a xnavigator case a buddy of mine bought, used for four years and the psu still runs, but Id dare use it anymore.
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