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as the title says....i need some recommendations for a good 500w psu that don't break the bank.this is going into my 11 year old's build. i just need something that will hold up to a midrange vcard(5770-6870). heres one i was looking at.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371035
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The one you're looking at seems just fine, I would suggest it a bit higher than 500w though.
    
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post #3 of 8
Much better PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=antec%20520c

$2 shipping, but has a rebate that makes it cheaper.
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For $60? That's a darned fine deal.
If you're extremely quick, you may be able to pick up the Antec TPN550 for less, there's a code:
Quote:
$25 off w/ promo code EMCYTZT277, 48 hours only
that runs out in a couple hours, it's $65 up front, and another $25 on rebate. Bargain.
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which one of the 2 are better guys?i'm ready to order now. im guessing the 550?
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The TPN, if you are very quick is the best, semi modular and way better than either of the other 2. Get it, get it now.
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For $60? That's a darned fine deal.
If you're extremely quick, you may be able to pick up the Antec TPN550 for less, there's a code: that runs out in a couple hours, it's $65 up front, and another $25 on rebate. Bargain.
Thanks for that, just picked it up for my htpc.

Only going to pay $15 after all is said and done (had a $25 gift card from newegg promo)
    
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post #8 of 8
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order is in...went with the tpn550. thx guys rep+
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