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I am building a pc and need some help on a PSU. So any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

So Far I have an E8400 Wolfdale.
Zalman 9700NT
Abit IP35 Pro
G.Skill 8GIGs PC2-1000
VisionTek HD2600 Pro 512MB PCI-E X16
750GB Sata 32MB Cache.

I have an Okia 600Watt Switching Power Supply but does not seem to be cutting it.

Thanks!


edit: Cheap as possible but enough to add a couple more hds if needed etc.
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post #2 of 10
Any Antec under 550 Watts should work wonders, look at 80plus models from Antec and anyone else. I'm partial to Antec and have been for years and years.
Check out this link to fill in the information on what you should require.
http://www.extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine
I always add a few hundred watts once calculated just for future consideration.
    
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post #3 of 10
Your system won't need much of a PSU. If you are looking for budget PSUs I would recommend either or these: OCZ SXS 500W, Antec EA-430. If you didn't want to mess with MIR then I would normally recommend the Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 460 since it tested well but it is kind of expensive at the 'egg right now. You can get it for $36 + shipping here: http://www.ncixus.com/products/29136.../COOLERMASTER/ or here for $35 + shipping: http://www.mwave.com/mwave/viewprodu...+350W+%2D+495W. But if you can, try to get either the OCZ or Antec I listed first since they are better PSUs.
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post #4 of 10
$60 w/free shipping 500w@34amps
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371007

$60 (after $10 rebate) w/free shipping 450w@33amps
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-vx-4...205466485.html
post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by kpo6969 View Post
$60 w/free shipping 500w@34amps
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371007

$60 (after $10 rebate) w/free shipping 450w@33amps
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-vx-4...205466485.html
I thought about recommending those as well but they didn't really fit cheap as possible. BUT, they are both well priced and are worth the few extra dollars for a little bit of future proofing.
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post #6 of 10
The 500w has two pcie connectors and a good # of sata connectors also.
OP had stated:
"Cheap as possible but enough to add a couple more hds if needed etc."
post #7 of 10
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Thanks for the replies!

I ended up going to Best Buy and they had a Rocketfish RF-700WPS2 for $164.99 on sale for $81.99 and the geek squad opened one of the boxes so I got the open box discount. Came out to around $78.
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post #9 of 10
I read the hardocp article as well and agree.

Return it and get something decent.

Seasonic S12 500W

Corsair HX450 (great ps and enough for your rig)
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post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
I read the hardocp article as well and agree.

Return it and get something decent.

Seasonic S12 500W

Corsair HX450 (great ps and enough for your rig)

Its just temporary until I can buy one online cheaper and take it back. They said they have a 30 day return policy with no re-stocking fee. So I will be returning it when I find the appropriate PSU.
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Q9550 2.8GHz GA-EP45-UD3P BFG 9800GT 1GB G.Skill 8GB PC2-1000 
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2x RaptorX 150GB Raid 0 & 3.75TB 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer's 23inch Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 7000 
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Rocketfish 700W Antec Twelve Hundred Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 7000 Kitty Mouse Pad my mom gave me b/c is a goner. <3 
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