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post #11 of 29
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A Power Supply may do you some good. A 500watt PSU running all that? A 700 would be sweet!
The PSU he has now is good enough, if you get a good quality PSU, it doesn't need to be very high wattage.
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post #12 of 29
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The PSU he has now is good enough, if you get a good quality PSU, it doesn't need to be very high wattage.
Well, that is true, but he has a solid system already. If he plans on getting a monster GPU or SLI that sucker, the he will probably need it. I see your point though.
    
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post #13 of 29
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A Power Supply may do you some good. A 500watt PSU running all that? A 700 would be sweet!
My cousin has an Earthwatts 650 that I piggy backed onto his order. $50 and my current PSU and its mine.

I was thinking of getting a new case, possibly some new fans as well, because while my system is pretty well rounded, its shockingly loud for the Sonata III, my thermals are horrible (its the middle of winter and I idle at 33C!), and since I can't take off the left panel (unibody) cable management sucks.

I was thinking of getting a full tower, since I've been wanting to try out water cooling.

It needs to have a window too
    
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post #14 of 29
you could always throw my paypal account on there and have her just deposit 150 in it haha


on topic, why not go with your sig and sell off the old parts and see if she'll put the money towards a 4870 with you? OR maybe she could get you an NCIX gift card?
    
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post #15 of 29
ah im also wanting to get a new case, but idk if i should get a fulltower or the dangerden torture rack
id get either this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133154

or
http://www.dangerden.com/store/produ...0&cat=1&page=1
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Need to find the 8gb model in black, shipped to Canada
    
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post #17 of 29
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A Power Supply may do you some good. A 500watt PSU running all that? A 700 would be sweet!
What's wrong with his 520w?
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post #18 of 29
dont get 2 raptos whatever you do, its pointless tbh, they are way too hot when running, get a 20 or 40gb SSD for you OS
, or you could get an antec 1200 or 900 or something?
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post #19 of 29
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A Power Supply may do you some good. A 500watt PSU running all that? A 700 would be sweet!
Yeah, that was my thought for that price. You could get a really nicely sleeved corsair for less than $150. That way you have room to upgrade down the line.
 
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post #20 of 29
Your EA500 should be fine so don't get a new one unless you need one. The psu price drops very fast. Back to March, I ordered a Corsair 750w for friend, it costed $145 plus shipping. Now, you can get one for less than $100 and free shipping.
Edited by linskingdom - 12/16/08 at 6:10am
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