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Old November 15, 2010, 03:35 PM
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Dude, you do NOT need a 700w PSU for that build. A decent 500 watter would do, hell I bet even the corsair 450w would do it, and those go for like $40 if you look.
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Old November 15, 2010, 04:02 PM
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Grab one of these seasonics:

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Johhnyguru review of 520w model.
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Old November 15, 2010, 04:23 PM
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I could go a couple of dollars more, but right now the Corsair 600G looks like a good bet for $90. Possibly one of the Antecs.

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Dude, you do NOT need a 700w PSU for that build. A decent 500 watter would do, hell I bet even the corsair 450w would do it, and those go for like $40 if you look.
It probably can, but the "future-proof" wouldn't be there. And would it be efficient...

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I could go a couple of dollars more, but right now the Corsair 600G looks like a good bet for $90. Possibly one of the Antecs.

Thanks gentlemen!
There could be ladies posting here you know
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Old November 15, 2010, 05:27 PM
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It probably can, but the "future-proof" wouldn't be there. And would it be efficient...


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Sorry Geo...thanks to you too!
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Old November 15, 2010, 07:19 PM
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Sorry Geo...thanks to you too!
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Old November 17, 2010, 12:16 AM
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Dude, you do NOT need a 700w PSU for that build. A decent 500 watter would do, hell I bet even the corsair 450w would do it, and those go for like $40 if you look.
While I'm usually one to recommend a psu that is more in line with the actual power needed by the system rather than over-spec, using a 450VX is cutting it extremely close once you factor in any overclocking. My own 450VX shuts down once my heavily oc'd system is running furmark/prime
(i7860/gtx470). A mild oc is perfectly fine with 24/7 use but I thought I'd just throw in a warning based on my own personal experience.
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For sure get a corsair. I've made multiple builds with them all still work flawlessly. Best quality imo.
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Old November 20, 2010, 07:51 AM
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I actually got the Seasonic SS-750HT 750W for $95 from NCIX. Not modular, but a great PSU by the looks, and Bronze cert too.
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Old November 22, 2010, 12:27 PM
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The OP made his purchase a while ago, and said so 2 days ago as such I've removed 3 posts as it's unnecessary at this point.

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