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Well obviously AGP is long dead but since i dont ahve the money for a full system overhaul im going for a new graphics card and PSU.

Im looking at getting this card: http://www.stonebridgecomputing.com..../-p-10725.html

And one of these PSU's: http://www.stonebridgecomputing.com....g/-p-4599.html
http://www.stonebridgecomputing.com....g/-p-5226.html
http://www.stonebridgecomputing.com....g/-p-4697.html
http://www.stonebridgecomputing.com....g/-p-5978.html

So what one of them would you guys recommend, the price out of them 4 doesnt bother me, but if the cheaper one is only mildly worse or actually beter then ill obviously want the cheaper one.

And if you are wondering why im getting a better PSU then needed it is because i hope to use it on a new build around christmas.

So thx in advance and remember these are aussie dollars, so pls dont direct me to newegg with its 'cheaper' pricing.
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Out of those 4, the Corsair is the best by a long shot. I had the Silverstone once, and it's a bit too inefficient and noisy to be worth it.
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Ok noted, now the graphics card...Do you think that is an ok choice? I was looking around the net for 7900GS's but i only found one and it was about $375 which i dont want to spend something as old as AGP.

And do you think the corsair will run a decent PC later down the track??
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Holy ****, not at $250.
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Please read the bottom of my post, aussie dollars mate
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That is one of the best cards you can get for AGP, but I strongly recommend saving the money towards your next build. I know what it feels like to have an old AGP rig, but I'm pretty sure your X700 beats out my 9600XT. You'll regret spending towards 250 to a dying rig now, apposed to a new rig a few months from now (if its that soon).
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That is one of the best cards you can get for AGP, but I strongly recommend saving the money towards your next build. I know what it feels like to have an old AGP rig, but I'm pretty sure your X700 beats out my 9600XT. You'll regret spending towards 250 to a dying rig now, apposed to a new rig a few months from now (if its that soon).
Yeah i see what your saying, but the thing is i might get a job REAL soon(which will obviously pay for the new rig) or it might takes ages.
I'd just work at a supermarket or retail sorta thing part time, i passed the tests real easy and apparently as soon as a position opens in my area i will get the job. But who knows when that will be

hmmmmmm decisions decisions
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I recommend that you go with an 7900gs instead of the x1950 but the website that you want to shop on doesn't have that card but newegg does and it doesn't ship to australia, If you can find it on another ausy site then i can safely say that the 7900gs is much better.

Anyway i don't think that a 620w psu is needed to power your rig. Look at mine i use a 550w antec psu for my needs the Neo one. It works great and it's stable.

The 520w will be enough

If you didn't know seasonic makes it and i think it will be really solid.

But if you plan to migrate that psu to your next rig that you will build from scratch then you need that other 620w psu

Let me let you into a little secret i'm going to be re vamping my rig soon this month maybe and i can tell you this for 470.263 AUD "lol currency converter" i can get

7900gs
Gigabyte P35mobo
1 or 2gb OCZ DDR800ram
E4300 cpu

So consider what i said becasue that is about eh same amount of money you will be melting down
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