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its the original 380w which was made by Seasonic...which is not good enough?
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That's not to shabby, would've went with a different power supply but outside of the
Nothing wrong with that PSU for a HTPC. 80+ Bronze and can be found for cheap sometimes (I got one for $15 AR, and Newegg has one for $25 AR right now).

Looks nice, only thing I would recommend is a passive video card cooler (those cheaper stock coolers tend to get loud or just quit working).
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Nothing wrong with that PSU for a HTPC. 80+ Bronze and can be found for cheap sometimes (I got one for $15 AR, and Newegg has one for $25 AR right now).

Looks nice, only thing I would recommend is a passive video card cooler (those cheaper stock coolers tend to get loud or just quit working).
Already looking into a different heatsink for the HD 4650. It's running about 60C idle right now , would run around 55C idle when it wasn't crammed under my TV stand. Thinking about going with a VF700 which I can get off someone for $15.
    
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post #14 of 24
Take a look at this

I have a VF700CU on my 8600GT in my HTPC. It is quite (on 5v) and keeps temps in the 50°'s, but I thought about getting the above for myself.
Edited by blupupher - 4/13/11 at 3:02pm
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post #15 of 24
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Take a look at this

I have a VF700CU on my 8600GT in my HTPC. It is quite (on 5v) and keeps temps in the 50°'s, but I thought about getting the above for myself.
Yeah, not bad, but it's huge. Plus the cheaper the better. Can't really beat a VF700 for $15 shipped.

666th post ftw.
Edited by `br4dz- - 4/13/11 at 3:29pm
    
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post #16 of 24
Yea, the length has me worried. I am pretty sure it wil fit my case, I just need to measure.

And yea, the VF700 is a good cooler for this application. It is not like the card will be super stressed all the time.
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post #17 of 24
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Yea, the length has me worried. I am pretty sure it wil fit my case, I just need to measure.

And yea, the VF700 is a good cooler for this application. It is not like the card will be super stressed all the time.
My main concern is the height of the heatsink. It looks like it takes up 2 1/2 slots. As you'll see in the picture below, that would block both my expansion slots left, and I'm probably going to get a PCI wireless adapter for internet soon.

    
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Problem fixed!

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Problem fixed!

I don't see what you did there?
    
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Just take a dremel and cut a nice little square out the back!
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