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Ok, so my put my old 8800gts 640MB (g80) into my girlfriends PC a while ago, along with my Antec neoHE 430W.

Now I want to replace this power supply with something else (have 2).

Will the Corsair CX400/430 do (I know its over rated) but if it does the job who cares?

Only other brands I have access to are, Corsair, Zalman, Antec, Coolermaster.

Really the CX is the upper limit of the price and in USD terms thats $40.00

Thanks.
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get antec earthwatt's.
    
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get antec earthwatt's.
YEah the only earthwatts on the price list is the 750W........ very expensive!
post #4 of 14
Then go for a ultra brand unit.
    
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Then go for a ultra brand unit.
As said in my first post, can only get Corsair, Zalman, Antec, Coolermaster
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XFX core?
   
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post #7 of 14
Go for any Antec except the BP units, the CX430 may be effectively over-rated with more 3.3v and 5v than you'll ever need, but it's great as a 400w unit.
Zalman? No.
CoolerMaster? No way on earth in that budget range. (their only units that are worth buying are the gold range, and some of the other top end units.)

You're spot on with your requirements tho, well done. The CX430 would just about run your sig rig at stock speeds.
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post #8 of 14
CX430 is pretty good. Also, I always see it on sale. A few weeks ago it was going for $9.99 on newegg after MIR.
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
Then go for a ultra brand unit.
What have I told you about that? Stop it.
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Sorry


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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
What have I told you about that? Stop it.
    
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