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ok im upgrading to a gtx 560 just wondering if this is a decent psu for the job?
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=14857
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No, not only is it not a very good unit, it's also very expensive.

You don't need 700watts anyway, 560s use about 170watts. With your system I bet you wouldn't even break 350W at load.

You could easily get away with this PSU:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...W+Power+Supply

which is much higher quality, and could do you solid for a while for less $$.

EDIT: Sorry it looks like you might already have that PSU? Well it's not a very good PSU but it should at least be able to provide enough power for what you want to do. Most people in this section don't recommend trusting your system to higher wattage lower quality units though, nevertheless.
Edited by ocpokey - 3/13/11 at 11:34pm
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No, not only is it not a very good unit, it's also very expensive.

You don't need 700watts anyway, 560s use about 170watts. With your system I bet you wouldn't even break 350W at load.

You could easily get away with this PSU:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...W+Power+Supply

which is much higher quality, and could do you solid for a while for less $$.
well im lookin for a psu which i can use in the near future when i go to make a sandy bridge build with sli'd 560's if that helps out
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http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=13459

That will run two GTX 560's just fine.
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post #5 of 5
That PSU is a POS.

Get these instead
Corsair TX-650 Power Supply
XFX Core Edition Pro 650W

The Antec unit linked above is also a good unit.
Edited by adizz - 3/14/11 at 12:05am
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