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post #11 of 16
you really getting a 6800GT? One word: WHY???

I would recommend atleast 600W (HX620) for your quad core setup. It will be good for your next build, granted it's about the same calibur as this one, not too high end, but definitely not low end either.

With that tuniq, your naturally going to want to overclock the quad, so give yourself ample room and get a bigger power supply.
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err, not im not going to overclock high.. probably mild to nil.. also I don't play as much as I work, so I don't need a powerful GPU.

Also wouldn't the OCZ GameXStream 600W be as good, if not better as the Corsair 600W?
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post #13 of 16
Even a 300W power supply is going to be more than you'll need for that setup, assuming you don't overclock anything. I'd say just save your money, don't waste it on a high power unit, get a high quality 400-500W power supply. Look to Seasonic, FSP, Silverstone, and Corsair(basically Seasonic).
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Well I have a thermaltake 430W already
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Well I have a thermaltake 430W already
that should be fine, I would have recommended a Seasonic S12 430W, but if the Tt works for you, keep it.
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I don't know if it works for me lol since I don't have the parts yet, but right now its powering up my S939 A64 3400+ 2GB of ram 2 IDE hdds, two dvd combo drives & the 6800GT, plus 5 fans
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