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Old September 27, 2007, 03:35 PM
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I can get this Tagan TG 480-U01 from my friend for 30.. retail is 60

It has 28A on the 12V+. would it be any good for my system

Where is my SIG..?

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Old September 27, 2007, 07:10 PM
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You'll want a 600-watt unit unless that Tagan can run 110% load 24/7...

I know not much about power supplies, but it would seem like common sense avoid that sort of overload scenario.
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Old October 15, 2007, 03:34 PM
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yeah thats a bit too close. I'd get something Mushkin or OCZ with quad +12v rails. The gamexstream is pretty cheap if i remember correctly
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Old October 15, 2007, 03:53 PM
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It would *probably* be fine, but why tempt the gods?
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Old October 15, 2007, 04:51 PM
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With your current CPU, OK. With a Quad, no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no..........
DAILY: MSI 970 Gaming/FX6300/16GB Corsair DDR3/ASUS CU II R9 270 2GB/128GB SSD+750GB HDD+2TB HDD

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Old October 15, 2007, 07:23 PM
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I am really loving the Silverstone ST75ZF. I am running dual DDC-2's, OC'ed quad, 8800GTX, 3 HHD, 4 Sticks DDR2, DVD-RW, 2 PCI cards, a power thirsty X38, and 8 fans without a hiccup.

Best PSU I have ever run, and I payed $169 for it on NCIX
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