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Old February 17, 2008, 11:54 AM
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Hi I'm building a new rig

e2180 (wanting to oc to 3ghz)
8600gts (also wanting to oc a bit)
2gb ddr800
1 sata 160gb drive
1 dvd burner

case comes with this psu

Ultra Products - LS (Lifetime Series) 350-Watt ATX Power Supply

is it just me or is this power supply not good enough? thanks, Braden
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Old February 17, 2008, 12:12 PM
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Hi I'm building a new rig

e2180 (wanting to oc to 3ghz)
8600gts (also wanting to oc a bit)
2gb ddr800
1 sata 160gb drive
1 dvd burner

case comes with this psu

Ultra Products - LS (Lifetime Series) 350-Watt ATX Power Supply

is it just me or is this power supply not good enough? thanks, Braden
If you want to overclock I'd be lookin at a good 450w min.
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Old February 17, 2008, 12:21 PM
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Ok lol,

which of these two would you recommend?

OCZ 500W

or

Antec 500W


I like the looks of the OCZ better though haha
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Old February 17, 2008, 12:25 PM
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That included PSU only has 18A via the +12V rail, definitely pushing it.

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...acture=CORSAIR
That's my recommendation.
Superb warranty, very quiet; could aruguably even handle lower end CF/SLI setups (though i'd never recommend lower end dual card setups).
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Old February 17, 2008, 12:27 PM
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Between the two, the Antec definitely gets my vote.

That OCZ unit comes with hardly any connectors at all. Only two SATA connectors, and only a 4-pin mobo connector.

Edit: The 450W Corsair is also an excellent unit, if the extra money is in your budget.
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Old February 17, 2008, 12:33 PM
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I'll probably go for the Antec then, the Corsair looks nice but I'm currently out of a job now (though looking) and am pinching pennies saving for university in the fall. Any other opinions are welcome lol

Edit: Ok just bought the Antec so no need for anyone to reply anymore lol

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