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i recently built a new computer. coming from a AMD athlon xp 2800+ and a 5700LE, to my new machine- im a happy guy i had my barton overclocked from 2.08 to 2.25, amazing...i know. when i decided on getting the e6600, i instantly had plans to clock it up to ~3.2ghz. i signed up here cuz it seemed like the right place to go.

ive got my e6600 clocked to 2.8ghz currently. 3.0 gets me more temperature than i want. im sure ill have lots of questions once i get a better HSF, probably an Antec 900 as well- and really start to stretch this things legs.
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Welcome

How does a 400w stock PSU power an 8800?....
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LOL what brand is that PSU?
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"400 watt (came with case)"

I'd replace that... REALLY fast...
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LOL. i dont know....but it works....for now. it says that it only puts 15amps on the 12v lead. not sure who makes it, it just says Made in Thailand. LOL. ive only got one optical drive and 1 hard drive hooked to it.



Kloroformed- why do you say it like that? is it any danger? i was planning on ordering a Thermalright 120 Extreme on thursday, perhaps i shoudl get a different PSU instead....

Chris 483- that sig cracks me up.
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LOL. i dont know....but it works....for now. it says that it only puts 15amps on the 12v lead. not sure who makes it, it just says Made in Thailand. LOL. ive only got one optical drive and 1 hard drive hooked to it.

Kloroformed- why do you say it like that? is it any danger? i was planning on ordering a Thermalright 120 Extreme on thursday, perhaps i shoudl get a different PSU instead....

Chris 483- that sig cracks me up.
It is not recommended on using the PSU that comes along in a combo with a case. They are usually cheap and unstable. If it blows out, there is a chance that it will take one or more of your components with it.
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ive used this PSU for 3 years, used it on the aformentioned 2800+ no prob so far, i do plan on replacing it though. i guess i could go ahead and get the PSU instead of a new HSF. i would really like a modular PSU- im tired of all the unused cables cluttering up the case.
post #10 of 19
Replace that PSU as soon as possible lmao

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