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Alright I am building a new rig and I am not sure with what psu to go with. I do not want to use the psu in my sig due to it being modular and requiring four 4pin molex cables to power my one 260gtx Also I do not entirely trust it to power high end components.


I was thinking of this since it pretty fairly priced.

What I will be upgrading to
i5 2500k

with a coolmaster hyper 212+ hsf

I will probably go with a 570gtx or something

Do you think that this psu is up for the task, or should I get another one, or is my old one alright.

Thanks
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post #2 of 5
that thing only has 45 amps total on 12v. Also look for one thats 80 plus certified, its a good indicator of quality psu's. sorry but thats just not a good choice.
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post #3 of 5
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Originally Posted by sausageson View Post
Alright I am building a new rig and I am not sure with what psu to go with. I do not want to use the psu in my sig due to it being modular and requiring four 4pin molex cables to power my one 260gtx Also I do not entirely trust it to power high end components.


I was thinking of this since it pretty fairly priced.

What I will be upgrading to
i5 2500k

with a coolmaster hyper 212+ hsf

I will probably go with a 570gtx or something

Do you think that this psu is up for the task, or should I get another one, or is my old one alright.

Thanks
that psu has a cool birthday cake,every year it lights its own candles

ultra has a reputation round here

if you want something decent

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...541&CatId=1483

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...036&CatId=1483

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...038&CatId=2533
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post #4 of 5
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Ah thanks for the recommendations, my apologies but I also realized I might as well buy my psu as well from NCIX since I would pick up the other parts from there anyways. So what about this one

http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...c&promoid=1302
Edited by sausageson - 3/25/11 at 12:48pm
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post #5 of 5
thats another great option
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