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Old February 26, 2010, 07:38 AM
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I was just looking at what I could grab locally that wouldn't cost me an arm, a leg and my right testicle and found this.

BFG Tech - GS-550 Power Supply

It'll only be powering an Atom so it's overkill but there's not much locally available. It's got to be better than the $28 bestpower unit I have in it now, right?
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Old February 26, 2010, 07:43 AM
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I have bought this used to free up my 650TX, it is used in basic build without problems. I actually find it is cooler than the 650TX.

I believe Phil and 0o0(I think I bought mine from him) had some.
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it run cool and quiet, i don't use it for a long time since i upgraded to 750w(3gpu in folding rig) but it can power up an 8800ultra + athlon 240 oc without any problem and still runnig cool
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Old February 26, 2010, 08:37 AM
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It's a mediocre Topower unit. Low-end builds only. It would be plenty for an Atom build though.
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Old February 26, 2010, 08:46 AM
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I grabbed one on my way home, time to play.

Hmm, it looks pretty good, I'm guessing the dark nickel brushed finish? goes well with the mirror black I had the case done in. I only need 3 of the cable bundles, so I've gotta find a way to hide the rest. I must have walked around in FS for like 10min before I broke down and ASKED where they were, turns out I had walked by them 3 times, they were sitting under misc. cables for some reason.
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Old September 6, 2013, 11:28 AM
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Zombie thread...

Anywho, with a upgrade finally in the works for my Q6600, will this thing power a Q6600 with a basic video card, probably have the Q6600 underclocked as well. It will only have one HDD and a DVD in addition to the video card.
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Anywho, with a upgrade finally in the works for my Q6600, will this thing power a Q6600 with a basic video card, probably have the Q6600 underclocked as well. It will only have one HDD and a DVD in addition to the video card.
Will it? Sure.

But I think I'd rather trust a Coolermaster Extreme than a BFG unit
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Old September 6, 2013, 12:00 PM
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Coolermaster, ouch, we've had a few of those go up in flames at work.
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Very much depends on which CM unit.. they have a few decent ones (especially for the price) but yea.. those extremes are poo
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FSP manufacture = fail
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