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So ive been building my new pc, and i kinda forgot about the PSU, i have the one in my sig rig, pretty much everything will be the same as sig rig but im going to have 4 more gb of Ram, a 750gb sata hdd, and im looking at a Thermalright Venomous X for cpu cooling.. Think ill be ok with this psu for a few weeks?
    
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It's an HEC unit which does 350 watts. You should be fine but just barely.
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That particular thermaltake unit will not hold up long term with a system like that. You can try some light gaming for a couple weeks, but I would not recommend any overclocking until you invest in something better. A quality 450-500 watt unit will be plenty. Unfortunately, that Thermaltake unit is not quality, and is more like a 350 watt unit.

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Nah, you should be fine, ram, hdd's, and 1 new fan or even two (for the Ven-X) don't pull much power at all.

Corky is right though, definitely worth looking into another psu for the long term.
    
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Thanks, i will definitely be upgrading it asap. I got pretty lucky with my old computer, ran it with a crappy case psu for 3 years and it never died lol. Stuck it in my friends dell after his new one died, and its still going some how.
    
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That particular thermaltake unit will not hold up long term with a system like that. You can try some light gaming for a couple weeks, but I would not recommend any overclocking until you invest in something better. A quality 450-500 watt unit will be plenty. Unfortunately, that Thermaltake unit is not quality, and is more like a 350 watt unit.

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Yeah i didnt mean to beg, just dont get rep and i want to start selling some old stuff. Its gone.
    
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post #7 of 7
That thermaltake is complete crap. I wouldn't trust it.

Get a quality 400-500w prono!
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