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  • 61% (11)
    yes indeed
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    no
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post #11 of 21
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You should be able to pick up an 500/600W OCZ GameX/StealthXstream for around that price. I would also look around for an Antec Earthwatt or True Power Trio in your wattage range. Those are about the best you can do on that low of a budget. You may get lucky and find someone with a Corsair vx550 for around that price which would be a step up from the others. Another one to look out for would be the BFG LS-550.
Antec? if mine can take a 9800gtx+ and a e7200 along my setup.. i won't change the psu till march.
    
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post #12 of 21
corsair 550w http://www.overclock.net/sale/427027...-part-out.html
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post #13 of 21
rosewill is the lowest i will go on a build
    
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post #14 of 21
Contact DuckieHo about the PSU. He always seems to have infinite knowledge about what PSU company actually manufacturers a certain PSU. Some of the Rosewill power supplies are actually pretty good and AFAIK Rosewill is Newegg's own brand. Without them actually stamping Newegg on the PSU.
    
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post #15 of 21
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Antec? if mine can take a 9800gtx+ and a e7200 along my setup.. i won't change the psu till march.
I would be more comfortable with a little more capacity than what you have with the 430W (30A). But if you keep the OCing down I don't see why the 430W couldn't handle a e7200 and a 9800gtx+ for a few months.
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post #16 of 21
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I would be more comfortable with a little more capacity than what you have with the 430W (30A). But if you keep the OCing down I don't see why the 430W couldn't handle a e7200 and a 9800gtx+ for a few months.
Im sorry 9800gtx, not the gtx+ version.

I really don't want to change my powesupply as i spent $20 for shipping.

you see, i ship to a courier in miami and then they ship to DR for a fee. $5 per LB.
    
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post #17 of 21
I have a Rosewill 550 watt psu that has been in 3 different builds. Powered a few different video cards, 6800Gt, 7800Gt, and an 8800Gts. It has 35 amps on the +12. It has been a solid psu and is still running in the wife's rig. This is my experience. I don't know about recent offerings from the company.
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post #18 of 21
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Im sorry 9800gtx, not the gtx+ version.

I really don't want to change my powesupply as i spent $20 for shipping.

you see, i ship to a courier in miami and then they ship to DR for a fee. $5 per LB.
I think you'll be fine. Going from the e2200 to the e7200 shouldn't change much. Stepping up to the 9800gtx from the 8800gt will add ~30W above what you use now but I think it'll be within that PSU's capabilities. Just try not to go crazy with the OC to keep power consumption down some.
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post #19 of 21
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Originally Posted by shinji2k View Post
Just try not to go crazy with the OC to keep power consumption down some.
3.6ghz on the e7200 and who knows how high the 9800gtx can go..


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