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Old August 20, 2007, 05:14 AM
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Save yourself some money from your motherboard. Instead of getting Gigabyte GA-P35C-DS3R LGA775 169$m, get this one instead Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R for $137.69. The difference is the DDR2/DDR3. Are you actually going to upgrade your RAM from DDR2 to DDR3 without replacing the mobo/CPU combo in the future? I doubt it.

Take that extra $21 and invest into one of the PSUs SKYMTL suggested.
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Old August 20, 2007, 05:32 AM
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And avoid Enermax. Their RMA service in Canada is absolutely abysmal.
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Old August 20, 2007, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by DarkLloth View Post
what about enermax librety 400w i heard its a good 1 too...
I wouldn't run under a 500W PSU nowadays. You'll run out of power fast with something that small.
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Old August 20, 2007, 09:15 AM
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Using a power supply rated beneath 500 watts is a moot point when you're spending that amount of money on memory, CPU, and CPU cooler to overclock your system--which, in turn, draws more power.
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