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Originally Posted by GreedExx View Post
Question: If i do get a 550w psu, will it support a Q8300 and a gtx 275?
A decent brand 550W, yes. You should probably go for 600W to be on the safe side, as 550W is minimum.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341039
that's a deal

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...-Review/451/10
Edited by fazio93 - 4/1/11 at 3:32pm
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post #22 of 42
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
'Cause your current rig isn't drawing more than 300W. Assuming you've kept the same kind of budget from rig to rig I doubt you've ever drawn more than 350W from that PSU.

To be fair, I haven't seen the 600W GXS unit reviewed. The 1010W was a steaming pile of dookie, though.
I think you missed the part where he said this:

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Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post
My 600 watt powers:


Q6600 @ 3.2 ghz 100% load folding for 2 months
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So I would imagine a decent 550 could handle one card easily
even of that system, he's not gonna be using near the 600w, unless he uses the 5770 at the same. But then his mobo only has 2 pciex. But yet that is the same cpu/hd combo as the sig rig.
I can only imagine he swaps them round but that would play havoc for drivers.
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post #23 of 42
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Originally Posted by fazio93 View Post
A decent brand 550W, yes. You should probably go for 600W to be on the safe side, as 550W is minimum.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341039
that's a deal

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...-Review/451/10
I dont think so, what is important are the rails. I think a decent 450w would power his system, it seems really simplistic.
A 275 is what? about 150w.
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post #24 of 42
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I dont think so, what is important are the rails. I think a decent 450w would power his system, it seems really simplistic.
A 275 is what? about 150w.
minimum specs for gtx 275 on nvidia's site says 550W minimum (and i assume that means a "true 550W"). besides, a decent 600W for $30 is a steal.
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post #25 of 42
If you get a quality one yes. Look at the Recommended PSU List here on OCN to find one that will work like it should.
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post #27 of 42
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
And GameBoy, I know it isn't as bad as the DiabloTek, but it's a lot worse than you are trying to make it out to be.
No it isn't. I said it's an OK-ish 450w, and thats exactly what it is.
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Mediocre maybe, but not okay-ish. It still isn't good enough for the rig though.
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post #29 of 42
Okay-ish can be classed as medicore.

Are you purposely trying to pick a fight or something?
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post #30 of 42
Not to me it wouldn't, but it's probably just semantics. On a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the best and the DiabloTek being a negative 2 mediocre would be about 3 and ok-ish would be a 5 to me. At best that peice of garbage Gigabyte would be a 2-3.
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