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You don't have to replace the case in order to get a new power supply. The power supply that comes with a case can be replaced, and that is what I highly/strongly recommend doing.

I got that part, but the thing is that my case is a MicroAtx size and If I understand right, it is supposed to have an MicroAtx power supply (please correct me If I am wrong). Which doesn't give a good choice in solid brands.
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Look at the PSU link you provided, the PSU you have right now is ATX not microATX.
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Thanks for being patient with me

Thats how it looks from inside - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ImageGa...Power%20Supply

The label doesn't say atx vs. microAtx the model number search gives the first link I gave.
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Its ATX.
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Its ATX.
Many Thanks

Would you have a brand to recommend then?
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Corsair, Antec Thermaltake etc are all well known brands in the computer departments. They offer solid PSU's with good warranties also.

Thermaltake also offer lifetime warranties with their high end psu's. Maybe something to look into for future proofing for well.. Life?
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Thanks for being patient with me

Thats how it looks from inside - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ImageGa...Power%20Supply

The label doesn't say atx vs. microAtx the model number search gives the first link I gave.
That's definitely an ATX power supply (check out the description above the pictures),

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Corsair, Antec Thermaltake etc are all well known brands in the computer departments. They offer solid PSU's with good warranties also.

Thermaltake also offer lifetime warranties with their high end psu's. Maybe something to look into for future proofing for well.. Life?
Anyway, it's not just about the brand names. It's about the specific models.

For example: Antec's TruePower New series are excellent. But I wouldn't touch their Basiq power supplies with a 10-foot pole.
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post #18 of 31
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Cool to know about that, Ive looked at some models, looks like im going to stop on Corsair models. Now back to the Video Card issue.
Which? And how much power for a stable gaming?
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So Infinis what are you doing with your computer? Playing which type of games? Rendering? HD video playback/editing?
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Cool to know about that, Ive looked at some models, looks like im going to stop on Corsair models. Now back to the Video Card issue.
Which? And how much power for a stable gaming?
Corsair doesn't make the best of the best when it comes to power supplies. Don't be fooled by brand names.

Most of their PSUs are good, but still.. times are changing.
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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