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Originally Posted by Gear853 View Post
i'm planning to build my first system (without any help, my friend helped me put my mobo in for the first one)

this is what i plan to get for it.

CPU - Intel Q6600
GPU - nVidia 9600GT
Mobo - Asus P5N-D LGA775
Ram - 2 x 2GB PC8000

i plan to add another 9600GT when i have the money. i'm just not sure what kind of power supply i need. i have no idea what i need. T_T

because i'm thinking getting a case with a 400W or 450W PSU. but i really want to have a not exactly top system, but decent.
use the newegg calculator HERE
Then add a bit more power than what this states.
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by kpo6969 View Post
There is always an exception to the rule though:
http://www.buy.com/retail/product.as...=0&dcaid=15891
Yup, I love my Earthwatt 380w. It's VERY silent and very reliable.
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by aod2002 View Post
use the newegg calculator HERE
Then add a bit more power than what this states.
wow thanks for the site. it's super useful. ^^

look like i will need a 1000W if i want to have 2 GPU. lol. =o
post #14 of 21
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Originally Posted by Gear853 View Post
wow thanks for the site. it's super useful. ^^

look like i will need a 1000W if i want to have 2 GPU. lol. =o
Don't use it. If it is correct, my rig needs 680W.
post #15 of 21
Buy Duke's PSU http://www.overclock.net/sale/327726...-op-650-a.html

It's a good one and it'll keep you covered for future upgrades!
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post #16 of 21
Thread Starter 
yea 1010W seem a bit much... duke doesn't deliver to canada. it seems. =(
post #17 of 21
400w-500w Should be fine. Try frys.com

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Originally Posted by Gear853 View Post
i'm planning to build my first system (without any help, my friend helped me put my mobo in for the first one)

this is what i plan to get for it.

CPU - Intel Q6600
GPU - nVidia 9600GT
Mobo - Asus P5N-D LGA775
Ram - 2 x 2GB PC8000

i plan to add another 9600GT when i have the money. i'm just not sure what kind of power supply i need. i have no idea what i need. T_T

because i'm thinking getting a case with a 400W or 450W PSU. but i really want to have a not exactly top system, but decent.
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post #18 of 21
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thanks for all the reply! you guys are awesome!
post #19 of 21
Thermaltake Toughpowers are good too....i am running their 1 Kw model and i can't hear it run, plus it's modular which will tidy your case up....Pretty much a safe bet in future proofing your rig too....
 
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post #20 of 21
like most of the people said, get between 500-600w psu. In my mind the psu is one of the most important computer components, without a stable psu or one that delivers enough power you pretty much dont have a system.

I would compare peoples sigs to what you are building and go from there.
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