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Well guys it turns out i will have about $75 left so what do yuo guys suggest I upgrade?
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Seasonic make the Corsair psu's if i'm not mistaken, get a low end video card =)
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you do not need such a PSU for that system, go with something cheaper. Heck, I have seen and ran a 8800gts on a 400w Fortron Sparkle PSU. And then use the saved money and keep it, until you can get a 8600gts or something.
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post #14 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by PR1M3R View Post
The PSU is the most overlooked but very important piece in a good Overclocking system.

I agree
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So what about a cheaper XClio or Rosewill 500W? Also is this drive any good?
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post #16 of 30
save that $75 for a better graphics card in the future.
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post #17 of 30
If you want to "cheap out", get the X-Clio Goodpower or the JonnyGuru recommended Rosewill. Those are around $50. Otherwise, the Corsair HX520 is a great choice.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182017
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189005
Better price for the Corsair: http://clubit.com/product_detail.cfm?itemno=CA6200026
With the extra money, you can go for a RAID array, a better CPU cooler, or even a new case.
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post #18 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by coltsrock View Post
Well guys it turns out i will have about $75 left so what do yuo guys suggest I upgrade?
You can get Thermaltake CL-P0310 120mm CPU Cooling Fan for $55

or get a

SAPPHIRE Radeon X1650 256MB PCI Express x16 Video Card for $70

The Choice is yours
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post #19 of 30
if you intend to overclock that board keep the PSU you listed...if you are going to run stock and NOT overclock get a cheaper unit..

The Xclio's are nice...

Me I would go with what you have...put a little extra coing with what you have and pick up a video card for later use ...
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Quote:
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So you dont think I could hit 3 GHz with my AC64?
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