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yeah the powerstream is cool, i dont need modular but im looking for under $100
Nothing wrong to get powerstream. Corsair 520HX for $80.
post #12 of 23
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in a related question, My case puts the PSU box in the top. now the PSU that came with it has fans on the sides. Does it matter if i buy a PSU with a 1x 120mm fan on top or should i only buy PSUs with fans on the sides?
Assuming you've got an ATX case, you'd want an ATX PSU which most are now.
Edited by orbiter - 5/13/08 at 4:35pm
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post #13 of 23
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yeah of course its ATX
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in a related question, My case puts the PSU box in the top. now the PSU that came with it has fans on the sides. Does it matter if i buy a PSU with a 1x 120mm fan on top or should i only buy PSUs with fans on the sides?

(damnit i dont know anything about PSUs....)
PSUs with one big fan on the side will fit (the fan will be pointed down inside the case). And regarding the psu, not much I can add to the thread. Powerstream is an old design, you are better off going with the Corsairs mentioned earlier. As long as buy.com and Provantage have nice prices on the Corsairs, they are pretty much they way to go for just about any setup (450W-1000W).
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You can't go wrong with a Corsair and if you are planning any upgrades you can get up to a 750 here after MIR for under $100.

http://www.buy.com/retail/usersearch...y=col&dclksa=1
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yeah of course its ATX
Sorry was I supposed to know that?
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alright i made a decision to go with the Corsair TX 650, it balances wattage, reputation, price, rebates, and most important of all, free shipping... I'll order it tonight so mebe i can get it by the weekend
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Good choice
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thanks guys, rep for all of you lol
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Good choice
x2
You should get some good mileage out that one.
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