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I'm thinking of adding an 8800GTS to my sig rig and I know there are dozens of threads about what can run and what not, but I'm looking for one specifically in my budget. These are the PSUs that I've been looking at:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817128004
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817812002
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182030

If anyone else has any suggestions, please post them here. I would prefer a modular PSU since I'm no good at cable management, but if it isn't, it's not a big of a deal.

My budget is pretty low...trying to keep it under 80, but $5 or so more won't hurt.
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post #2 of 20
I'd go with the Mushkin from those choices.
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Of these three, Rosewill is the winner.

The Mushkin only delivers 28A on the 12V rails, thus not enough. The Hiper isn't that powerful either (30A on the 12V rails), which leaves the Rosewill (35A on the 12V rails).

Also, Rosewill has received some decent reviews lately, including a site like jonnyguru.com.

Alternatively, I'd take a look at this Silverstone:
http://deadeyedata.com/index.php?mai...products_id=93
    
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What is the difference between these 2 Rosewill's?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182045
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182030

And as for the Silverstone, I think I would rather save a bit of cash and get the Rosewill
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post #5 of 20
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What is the difference between these 2 Rosewill's?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182045
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182030

And as for the Silverstone, I think I would rather save a bit of cash and get the Rosewill
ATX 12V ver.2.2 / EPS 12V : ATX12V (V2.01)

One is newer than the other?
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But what does that mean? >.>

Why are they the same price then?
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post #7 of 20
Some slight differences in the cables (the V2.01 has the four-pin and eight-pin CPU connectors separately, while the V2.2 has a single four/eight-pin connector. Also, the V2.2 has two more molex connectors (probably since one less cable had to be used for the CPU connectors).

What strikes me as odd though is that the newer one (V2.2 is rated at 30A on the 12V rails... while the V2.01 is rated at 35A). I strongly suspect the older one was overrated. Given the reputation of older Rosewills, I would not get that one.

This whole comparison makes me give it one more attempt to convince you to get the Silverstone. At least you're sure you get a good PSU
    
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post #8 of 20
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Well, the Silverstone is a tad bit expensive

Are there any other PSUs maybe in the $70 range? If not then I might go for the Silverstone one...but I need the rest of the money to pay for something else.
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post #9 of 20
It's actually the 500W version of the RP Rosewill that got a good review:
http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=48

checking if anything else would fit your budget.

A decent looking FSP (but only 30A on the 12V rails):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104037

PS: don't be too alarmed with my pickiness about the Amps on the 12V rails.... 30A is more than enough for a rig with a single 8800GTS
    
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Alright, thanks a lot Chozart I'd rep you, but...ya
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