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Hi guys,
I'm currently on a weird non-branded PSU.. its 450w (see pic below for full specs)
my pc specs are:
Intel P4 550 Prescott 3.4ghz
512x2 DDR2 Cursair PC5300
1xSata 200gb Maxtor HDD
1xATA133 80gb Maxtor HDD
MoBo is Gigabyte GA-8I915P Duo-A

I'm going to get an XP-120 heatsink instead of my current stock hsf.. and I'm planning on getting a good psu as well that would stabilize my system at 4ghz atleast probably..
so.. I found this psu http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...C-pr1c3grabb3r
I really liked the specs for the price.. I can add extra few bucks if there is something better branded with specs more than I need..
any suggestions?
Thanks in advance

and here is the pic for my Current psu
 

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Originally Posted by ShawnMcGrail
I don't get it, why does it say 16/28amps on the +12v line?
Haven't got a clue, but it's the best PSU I've ever owned.
 

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3.3v is for your PCI/AGP and 5V is for your HDD & such. I think that some devices also tap off the 12V as well, but for the most part it is 12v=CPU, 3.3v=AGP & 5v=HDD.
 

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Should be good not sure if youll make 4.0 stable but youll be close. Not sure if the xp-120 will cut it with your prescott. If you got the money get a 520 powerstream-33a
 

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Originally Posted by xRo0t
IC.. so in my case.. having 1x DVDRW
1x CD-R
1x SATA 200gb Maxtor
1x ATA133 80gb Maxtor

28a is enough?
They would normally consume around 1a each, although during the power up of some hard disks they can consume 1.5a for a short time.
 
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