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ok as you all know im upgrading. ive already have a s3 and a one gig stick of pc4200 with d9 hnh chips i have been looking that the following not to sure thuo

cpu
e4300
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115013
or
e2160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116036

psu
not sure
been looking at
OCZ GameXStream 600 wat
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341001

video card
x1950xt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102067
or
hd2900xt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102095


any other suggestion you have are welcome
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post #2 of 24
Go with the E4300, the PSU is great, get that one. And save another 100 dollars, and get a 8800gts 320 instead of the 1950xt.
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post #3 of 24
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idk about the 8800 i may have to think about that
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Avoid OCZ powersupplies. They often are not even in ATX specs for ripple and line variation.
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what would be a good psu then
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post #6 of 24
The Silverstone OP650 for $125 (Eastluna.com) is an excellent PSU.
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post #7 of 24
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ty ill take that into consideration
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post #8 of 24
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Avoid OCZ powersupplies. They often are not even in ATX specs for ripple and line variation.
wheres your proof,i saw alot of great reviews that they were one of the best,im talking about 700 and above gxs
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by phillipjos View Post
wheres your proof,i saw alot of great reviews that they were one of the best,im talking about 700 and above gxs
JonnyGURU is the only PSU review which should be considered:

Quote:
Originally Posted by JonnyGURU
Things were satisfactory until test 3. During test 3, I started to see ripple on 12V1 and 12V2 that was nearly 100mV. By test 5, the ripple was 100mV on 12V3 and 12V4 and had exceeded 100mV on 12V1 and 12V2. By test 6, the ripple on 12V1 and 12V2 had exceeded 150mV.
ATX specification has an "allowance" for 120mV. Mind you, test 6 was very stressful, pushing the power supply to it's limits, but it doesn't change the fact that the ripple exceeded spec and this is the first power supply to date I have had do this.
What's wrong with too much ripple? Well, if the voltage fluctuates too erratically, it can over work other regulators used to provide Vcore to the CPU, GPU, etc.
A representative of OCZ did find my findings concerning and asked that I return the unit for an exchange. I did so, and in the interim I obtained an FSP Epsilon 600W. The 600W version of the power supply the OCZ GameXstream is based on. In testing that unit, I found a good deal of ripple as well. When a brand new GameXstream was finally returned to me, I immediately plugged it in and found the same results as the first sample.



http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_deta...=35&page_num=2



High ripple will destroy your system.

Ripple of the +12V on the OCZ 700W


Ripple of the +12V on the OP650 (look at yellow only)



On the OP650:

Quote:
Even under the greatest load, there was only 20mV of ripple and noise on the +12V rail.
Compared at 150mV on the OCZ 700Watt.
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post #10 of 24
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ill most likely go with silver stone due to im most likely getting a hd2900xt and it has a 8 pin
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