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i am low on money and i plan on getting a 6600gt or a x1600pro agp for my pc but i only have a bestec 300psu and am not sure if i should use it with my new card. want something cheap and that is available on newegg or tigerdirect.
post #2 of 12
i would think this would run your system ok, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817709010
only has 18amps on the 12v rail though so if you plan overclocking much probley best to go for a better psu with higher amps on its 12v rail(s),but for $20 seems a reasonable psu,hope this helps you
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this is about as cheap as i would go...http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148008
it has plenty power for what you need and has plenty of room to upgrade at a great price...
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post #4 of 12
yeah, you'll want to upgrade your psu as 6600GT's call for a minimum of 350w.

this is a really good psu.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104954

dual 12v rails w/ 18a on each. It is made by a trusted brand, and the FSP Saga series are some of the best budget psus you can get. I have this psu in my HTPC and it works great. you can take a look at my rig, but I have it running a 6600GT.
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post #5 of 12
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is this a good one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023

can you list some good brands
enermax
thermaltake
antec

is there any other
post #6 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1
this is about as cheap as i would go...http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148008
it has plenty power for what you need and has plenty of room to upgrade at a great price...
Thats the one i just bought. Great price for a 34amp rail
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Originally Posted by uTunes
is this a good one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023

can you list some good brands
enermax
thermaltake
antec

is there any other

for a list of good psu brands... first scratch thermaltake from your list, and there are much better brands than antec (although antec does make some excellent psus)

but here's some of the top dogs
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post #8 of 12
The $40 400W Fortron is a great PSU, dual 12v Rails. I got the ePower Puma II 450W, works great, low price too. It's got 28 amps on the 12v rail. $46.50 at newegg.
post #9 of 12
If you're going cheap, save yourself the $20 upfront ($30 after rebate gets back) and get the Aspire that has 1 less 12V (16+18): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148027
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post #10 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrjminer
If you're going cheap, save yourself the $20 upfront ($30 after rebate gets back) and get the Aspire that has 1 less 12V (16+18): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148027
is this better than http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023
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