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post #11 of 12
I'm not sure if I would trust the PSU that comes with that case. Most good durable cases are at least $50... and most good reliable PSUs are at least $50 as well.

Just give it a second thought on that one. Cuz if your PSU goes kaput, it just might take everything else with it!

You might even be able to get a better processor for the price.
    
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post #12 of 12
don't scare him...that PSU is just fine. more cost != sufficient for his specific needs....

go with the build you said you were sold on, and get a cheap case with an maybe inefficient but decent ~400-500W PSU. its all you need. i mean, you are not overclocking and your GFX is not too power hungry
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