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post #21 of 29
Also watch for voltage varations, over 5% is not good.
    
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Originally Posted by selectodude
My PSU seems fine so far, but i'll hold off on the water cooling, what are the symptoms of an underpowered computer?
Hard Drive Coughing, Runny CD-ROM, Stuffy Memory, Graphics Card throwing up artifacts all over the screen with low overclocks, CPU pooping all over every application.

JK

I wouldnt think you would have too much of a problem with your current PSU but if you really want to go all the way get at least a 550 I would say get a 600 the price diff isnt that much bigger.

I just got a new 600w for when i put in watercooling which I am gonna build custom for when I move and get to setup my Gameroom. Ahhh a whole room for PC's and Xbox360's (Yes more than 1 I hate split screen no matter how big the TV is.)
post #23 of 29
Wait for the OCZ Phase Change (Cyro-Z) It is suppose to retail for $299.... That will own watercooling anyday.
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Suggest a PSU for me? just in case, i want to be able to have my computer down for a very little time.
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post #25 of 29
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rock solid, primed for 25hrs, then i wanted to play HL2.

Edit: It's like that at 2.7, but it was RAM limited, 2.8 is unstable on prime for more then 3hrs, but i can play games for quite awhile longer then that. Summer is looming near though.

Double Edit: I know it's good, but i'm jealous of the 3GHz+ on the stock cooler.
I recommend Phase Change: http://www.frozencpu.com/ex-blc-215.html
Cheapest phase change
This looks really good to me.
OR you could get their famous Waterchill: http://www.frozencpu.com/search.html...=9&Submit.y=10
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post #26 of 29
Seasonic s12 or the Enermax 600w noisetaker will fit the bill nicely
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post #27 of 29
Oh, your sig says you have an ugly case... here:
Case: any of these
PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817709004
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post #28 of 29
Good PS and reasonably price, no active PFC
NUUO550 $78
Antec TPII 550 $90
Very good with an Active PFC!
Forton FPS 550 $95
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104973
Antec Neo 550 $118
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103941
Silverstone Zuse is very good to but some are loud.
Then there is the PC Power which offer up to 1000w and a price that is just as
    
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post #29 of 29
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I'd love a Lian-Li, but it really isn't in the budget. I need to save a small amount of money for the MacBook Pro this summer. $3000 will be tough.

And thanks all for the PSU suggestions.
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