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I'm needing a new power supply, because I don't feel very safe using the one I have with everything in my computer. I'm wanting to upgrade so I know I won't have any problems down the road, and so I can overclock. Any recommendations on a psu? It doesn't matter much to me if its modular or not, although it would be nice. I'm looking at spending $100 or under if thats possible
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Athlon II x4 635 Propus @ 2.9 Ghz ASRock 890FX Deluxe 5 Sapphire HD 5770 x2 4 Gb OCZ Reaper DDR3 1600 
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500 Gb Samsung Spinpoint F3 + 1 TB Spinpoint F3 Blu Ray reader/DVD burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 23" Acer LCD 2048x1152 
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BFG Tech GS-550 550W Antec 300 Illusion 
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500 Gb Samsung Spinpoint F3 + 1 TB Spinpoint F3 Blu Ray reader/DVD burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 23" Acer LCD 2048x1152 
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BFG Tech GS-550 550W Antec 300 Illusion 
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You don't need much for 2 5770's a good 500 would suffice.
But this 650w has a nice price and could power almost any sli/cf setup.
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post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by Kasp1js View Post
You don't need much for 2 5770's a good 500 would suffice.
But this 650w has a nice price and could power almost any sli/cf setup.
thanks, I'll look into that. I wasn't sure how big of a power supply would be needed. I know my 550W works right now, but I've heard PSUs lose their efficiency as they get older. I knew 2 5770s would be fine with that much power, but wasn't sure about having 2 optical drives, 2 HDDs, and like 7 fans in my system
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon II x4 635 Propus @ 2.9 Ghz ASRock 890FX Deluxe 5 Sapphire HD 5770 x2 4 Gb OCZ Reaper DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500 Gb Samsung Spinpoint F3 + 1 TB Spinpoint F3 Blu Ray reader/DVD burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 23" Acer LCD 2048x1152 
PowerCase
BFG Tech GS-550 550W Antec 300 Illusion 
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Athlon II x4 635 Propus @ 2.9 Ghz ASRock 890FX Deluxe 5 Sapphire HD 5770 x2 4 Gb OCZ Reaper DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500 Gb Samsung Spinpoint F3 + 1 TB Spinpoint F3 Blu Ray reader/DVD burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 23" Acer LCD 2048x1152 
PowerCase
BFG Tech GS-550 550W Antec 300 Illusion 
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post #4 of 6
I would suggest getting a 850 watt psu ,making it Future proof
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post #5 of 6
You can get an Antec TP-650 or an XFX 650W. More than enough for a number of SLI/Crossfire setup, up to GTX 470s and Radeon 6970s.
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You can get an Antec TP-650 or an XFX 650W. More than enough for a number of SLI/Crossfire setup, up to GTX 470s and Radeon 6970s.
This^^^
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