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Which PSU for 4850 ?

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So i might be getting a 4850 soon and I know ill need a new PSU. So which one out of these 2 should do me for awhile ?

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post #2 of 9
Either PSU will be fine for a 4850.

I would also recommend a Corsair PSU. Not too expensive and really top notch PSUs (HX series/TX series).
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the cheaper one unless you want the LED
    
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What are actually the differences in those 2 ?

Could i get a corsair one at around the same price with the same wattage ?

And do you think that PSU will do me till i have to upgrade my gfx in 2 years again ?
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What are actually the differences in those 2 ?

Could i get a corsair one at around the same price with the same wattage ?

And do you think that PSU will do me till i have to upgrade my gfx in 2 years again ?
the only difference i saw was the LED fan, and yes this PSU will last you more than 2 years
    
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post #6 of 9
There are minor differences between the two in full load I believe and connectors.

As for the Corsairs:

Corsair 650 TX
Corsair 520HX Modular
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thanks i think ill go with the 650 TX just in case i decide to upgrade after my 4850

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post #8 of 9
I think your 480Watt is enough. My 460Watt Zalman runs well.
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