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Ok so this week I have been searching hard for parts and have come up with these

ASUS Mobo

G.Skill RAM

EVGA GeForce 8800 GTX

At the moment I'm using a FSP Group Inc. 300 Watt PSU
Model number - HH-300ATX(PF)
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post #2 of 17
what the amperage on your 12 volt rail.
    
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post #3 of 17
Yes...........Definatly..........

What is you budget on a new PSU?
    
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post #4 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mad_Handlez89 View Post
Yes...........Definatly..........

What is you budget on a new PSU?
Ok but why would I need a new one?
I'm relatively new to this in depth stuff.

Oh and no budget.
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post #5 of 17
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what the amperage on your 12 volt rail.
no idea how would I find out?
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post #6 of 17
Um...yesiree lol! I believe my old dell dimension 4100 has a 300w Fortron Source PSU running 5yr old hardware!! Good 'ol 1GHz P3 and a GeForce2 GTS!!
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post #7 of 17
Yes. Go for a quality PSU like Silverstone, Tagan, Coolmaster or if you can get hold of one PCP & Cooling. Something around 550watt+. If considering SLI in the future get a 750watt to 850watt
 
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post #8 of 17
300W PSU is definitely too weak of a PSU to power a 8800GTX. You might be able to get away with a high amp 400W.

My vote goes for the Silverstone Decathlon 750w. Great PSU with 60A on the 12v.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256017
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post #10 of 17
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nvm I found this here for cheaper

http://www.xcase.co.uk/p/293867/Silv...gh-End-Psu.htm
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