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post #1 of 8
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Hey all,

I wanna upgrade my video card when I've saved up enough money (hopefully in a month or 2) but I need a new PSU first, preferrably at around €100,- that will power an 8800GTS 640Mb and the rest of my rig.

I was looking at this one, wich I can get for €86,-

It looks pretty decent and the color and the LED seem to fit great with my case, so I hope you guys can tell me it's at least good for the 8800GTS (or maybe 8900GTS if I wait long enough).

If there's anything better for that price please let me know
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post #2 of 8
I advice you to get SeaSonic M12 SS-500HM. Maybe it doesn't have the bling bling factor but it has up to 85% rate of Efficiency (Save cash & save the planet)

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post #3 of 8
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Yea, that's pretty good considering the other wich has only 65% efficiency over 350 watts or so, and it seems to make less noise as well.

But will 500W be enough for a few years?
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Originally Posted by Radeon915 View Post
But will 500W be enough for a few years?
It would be perfect
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post #5 of 8
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Okay, I think I'll go for that one then. It seems sturdy enough with it's 4 12V rails.

Thanks for the help

But if someone would know a better PSU for around €100,- please let me know, I'm still open for suggestions
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post #6 of 8
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I also found a nice 620Watt powersupply for about €30,- less.. clicky

It has 3 12V rails at 16, 25 and 17A, and an efficiency of 70% @ full load.

Will this also do the trick or is this a bad brand or something?

Thanks
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*bump*
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post #8 of 8
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nvm, I found a review that seems reliable enough.. http://www.bjorn3d.com/read.php?cID=1031&pageID=2940
Only real downside seems to be a lack of a power switch.. bu I can live with that.

maybe also a good reccomendation for some other people in search for a good PSU!
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