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Rosewill a bad idea? No gaming on the new rig I'm building, just another editing bay.
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XCLIO X14S4P3 500W ATX will do good.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103937 this is borderline but a little bit of security is worth a couple extra bucks.
    
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
Sub 70.. Not 10$ more than 70.

Anyway the Ultra's I hear are okay now?

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Originally Posted by an51r View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103937 this is borderline but a little bit of security is worth a couple extra bucks.

Unbalanced rails but eh, 500w what can you do.

My Uneec 520w has been powering sig rig for a while now.. Didn't buy Silverstone yet

http://item.express.ebay.com/Compute...mdZExpressItem

About 12V1 16a 12v2 18a
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Thanks all of ya. The Antec sounds about right. I don't want to screw with this rig if something dies on me!

Appreciated greatly!
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153052
Here you go a thermaltake on sale, that puts it in your price range, I hear some positive things about there PSU's.
    
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Xclio Goodpower will do fine.

Recommended by Davidhammock in his PSU thread (check the stickies in the PSU section), and inexpensive.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189005

However, unless you build a budget rig, I would invest more in a PSU. Generally, I use a rule of thumb that the PSU is 10% to 15% of the budget. Thus, in an $1000 rig, I'd include a CPU of between $100 and $150...

Regarding the other choices:
Antec Smartpower: no thank you... I'd rather blow up my PC myself.

Rosewill would be a better choice than the Antec and the Thermaltake. Their latter models PSUs haven't been bad at all. If this is the one you're looking at, it's not a bad one at all:
http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_deta...=48&page_num=4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182016

Might even be my first pick (over the XCLIO) now I think about it. Just make sure to keep things cool.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
Xclio Goodpower will do fine.

Recommended by Davidhammock in his PSU thread (check the stickies in the PSU section), and inexpensive.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189005

However, unless you build a budget rig, I would invest more in a PSU. Generally, I use a rule of thumb that the PSU is 10% to 15% of the budget. Thus, in an $1000 rig, I'd include a CPU of between $100 and $150...

Regarding the other choices:
Antec Smartpower: no thank you... I'd rather blow up my PC myself.

Rosewill would be a better choice than the Antec and the Thermaltake. Their latter models PSUs haven't been bad at all. If this is the one you're looking at, it's not a bad one at all:
http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_deta...=48&page_num=4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182016

Might even be my first pick (over the XCLIO) now I think about it. Just make sure to keep things cool.
I rather blow up my rig myself too!

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-- recommended psu --

That's just under 1700.00 for another Editing Rig when the PSU is added in. I'm in Los Angeles, as well, so I pay Taxes at NewEgg. YAY!
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post #10 of 18
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And that WAS the Rosewill I had. Pretty cheap! That'll save some dollarses.

Thanks for the quick recommendations all around!
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