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COUGAR SX70 any good?

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Was wondering if the Cougar SX70 any good. Haven't heard of the company before. Planning to run a budget AMD build with 5770 Hawk.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817553005
post #2 of 6
Cougar is a branch of HEC. Build quality is usually kind of meh, but the SX and GX units perform pretty well.

But if you're going to build a budget system with a Radeon 5770, get an Antec NeoECO 400C or something. 700W would be way overkill.
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+1 on the Neo ECO 400.
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How much power would it requires to fun a AMD 955, 5770, 1 HDD and other basic components?
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Originally Posted by SinX7;12412571 
How much power would it requires to fun a AMD 955, 5770, 1 HDD and other basic components?
You're looking at a 200w general usage, 350 max load on that kinda setup.
Get a 400-450w unit.

Though; if you wanted to go Xfire in the future.

Antec True Power New 550w would be a great option.
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Ahh okay. Might as well get a $500 for future proof tongue.gif
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