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To be honest the few questions I have posted up in different threads so far have been answered pretty fast, close to live chat times. I am sure I will have plenty of other questions once I get the rest of the parts I need to do my new build (well not new persay but new to me).

I did buy a pretty nice psu on the egg the other day and put it in my current pc. I assume it will be plenty for me for awhile and it will work in a new one as well (or I assumed it would when I bought it).
You mean "per se", right?

Yeah, that PSU is alright. It's not a generic PSU, but it's not a GREAT one either. It's a basically good PSU that might even be able provide power that is mostly clean and stable enough for overclocking!
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Let you boot faster, and loads up textures faster in games..
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post #153 of 187
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
You mean "per se", right?

Yeah, that PSU is alright. It's not a generic PSU, but it's not a GREAT one either. It's a basically good PSU that might even be able provide power that is mostly clean and stable enough for overclocking!
yes that is what I meant lol to be honest i don't think i have ever had to type "per se" before wasn't sure right off the top of the head how to spell that.

Thats what I thought when I bought the psu and with it only being I think $35.00 after the rebate and promo code I didn't think I could go wrong.
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post #154 of 187
Well, at least you didn't get the regular StealthXStream!
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post #155 of 187
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Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post
Let you boot faster, and loads up textures faster in games..
I don't do any gaming, or at least I have never played a game on the computer before. I may however end up trying one out sooner or later if I continue to hang out here with all the talk about gaming!
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post #156 of 187
SSD for me ONLY to be used for OS means faster boot and shut downs,but hardly improves overall computer workings - Untill SSDs are 500GB for a hundred bucks for now its just a small luxury item for an OS........
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I don't do any gaming, or at least I have never played a game on the computer before. I may however end up trying one out sooner or later if I continue to hang out here with all the talk about gaming!
I think that most people here on OCN build and overclock their computers for the sole purpose of gaming.

I did it just because I could.
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post #158 of 187
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Well, at least you didn't get the regular StealthXStream!
Are they really cheap?

What I had before went bad so I kind of needed that even for what i have now. the 3.3 volts on my other psu was going bad and restarting my pc when it hit the 2.86 mark.
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post #159 of 187
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I think that most people here on OCN build and overclock their computers for the sole purpose of gaming.

I did it just because I could.
This is pretty much why I came here. Just to learn how to do it along with other things about computers and do it just to tinker around. Really no other reason, well maybe speed up rendering time when burning movies but that really isn't that often. Thats about the most intensive thing I would do at this point.
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post #160 of 187
I don't know how good or bad the StealthXStream II is, but thanks to OCN, I know that the original StealthXStream is a huge waste of money when it's being put in a nice system - especially if overclocking will be done. For more basic systems, the original StealthXStream can be ok I guess.

I haven't heard anything about the StealthXStream II yet, but it can't be all that bad since they went out of their way to make a new version of it. I mean, it seems that there are lots of new good PSUs coming out of the woodwork these days - some are even made by brands no one here on OCN has heard of yet.
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