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Is my psu a bad choice Thermaltake TR2 600w running gtx470 OCed and i7-860 stock.

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At the time of purchase both GTX470 and 600w Thermaltake TR2 my funds where limited but instead of waiting a couple weeks I implusively purchased these two components and stuffed them in my Dell Studio 8100 XPS. I have had zero issues other than a couple crashes with 3D Mark11, running 265.09 drivers and they have great IQ! But should I go ahead and buy better psu? Is there anyone with exp. using this or similar model who have had problems?
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post #2 of 16
the recommended psu for a 470 is 550w so if you're overclocking it, its likely that it needs more juice. probably need at least a 650 or 700 more if you plan on overclocking a lot and oc'ing your cpu
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post #3 of 16
A quality 600W is more than adequate.

Thermaltake's TR2 line, however, is a mix of good, mediocre, and terrible. Can you give me the W0*** model # for your PSU? It should be on the label.
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A quality 600W is more than adequate.

Thermaltake's TR2 line, however, is a mix of good, mediocre, and terrible. Can you give me the W0*** model # for your PSU? It should be on the label.

Tt made a new revision to TR2 I think. I thinks its essentially what Seasonic did to their S12II/M12II line with the S12II/M12II Bronze supplies.

I'm not sure if I've seen a review yet. You?
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post #5 of 16
TR2 Bronze? Those are supposedly CWT, PSHII probably.
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Oh, alright. Is PSHII better than DSA, DSG?
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Better than DSA, not nearly as good as DSG.
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Better than DSA, not nearly as good as DSG.

Not to get off topic, but can you name any units that use DSG off the top of your head?
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Not to get off topic, but can you name any units that use DSG off the top of your head?

Yeah. Corsair HX750, HX850, and TX950, and a couple of the Tt Toughpower units.
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Yeah. Corsair HX750, HX850, and TX950, and a couple of the Tt Toughpower units.

Do they really? I just assumed HX was SS.

Thanks.
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