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post #11 of 33
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Originally Posted by foslock View Post
I recommend Rosewill PSU's, both of my friends that have built their computers have had no problems with them and they look really cool. 500W or 550W for only around $50 or $60 bucks, then get a X1950XT for $180.
i would have to agree ive had mine for several months now and not a single problem.
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post #12 of 33
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I recommend Rosewill PSU's, both of my friends that have built their computers have had no problems with them and they look really cool. 500W or 550W for only around $50 or $60 bucks, then get a X1950XT for $180.
buying a Corsair 520w>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>getting aids>buying a rosewill psu
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post #13 of 33
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no it just means you like having an inferior piece of equipment
Go troll somewhere else.

ON TOPIC: I'd go with the Corsair 520w PSU and a X1950 Pro. Then later down the road, get a better mobo.
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post #14 of 33
I'd get a new monitor. I think you can get a 22" widescreen for that.
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post #15 of 33
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I'd get a new monitor. I think you can get a 22" widescreen for that.
If he isn't a heavy gamer that might be good. But if he is then the 7500 powering a 22' is just gonna be wayyy slow
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post #16 of 33
you should get a new psu , there might be some gfx cards you could get for a lil more. But PSU first is probably a good idea.
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post #17 of 33
My rosewill works well with my 7950GT. Some reviews even said they have used 8800s with the rosewill PSU.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182030
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post #18 of 33
If you want to do some gaming:

Corsair HX-520 PSU+ X1950 Pro

Other wise:
Corsair HX-520 PSU + Tuniq Tower

It's imperative that you get the PSU, you could also get a pair of decent speakers like these
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post #19 of 33
go with the corsair hx520 psu. get it at buy.com its cheaper than newegg. and use a google account to knock off another $10. I got mine for $105 total w/ shipping and delivered in less than 24hrs.
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post #20 of 33
X1950XT and a Corsair HX520.
 
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