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whats the minimum size power supply would i need for nehalem?
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i don't think nehalem is gonna be what determines what PSU is right for you more likely it will be the GFX card as things are going lately
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bump! well i'd still like to know the minimum required for nehalem though
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post #4 of 6
Simple: What you are using right now will be more than plenty.
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Uhh, 50W?
CPU doesn't require a lot of juice, I'd say that most rigs on OCN without GPU would only need 200~400W.
    
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I bet the chips will be around 100W. (The Q6600s are 95W) So you will probably only need 300W to power the cpu, board, hard drive, and optical drive. It is very dependent on the GPU. If your going to get a new power supply, I would look at the Corsair 750W for $130.
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