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    want a cheap 500watt PSU

    guys i am planning to buy a palit radeon hd4850 sonic edition card but i need to also change my psu but i cant spend more than Rs1000 to Rs1500 for it since i need to put cash for the card can someone suggest a reliable 500watt psu for that range plz...thanking anyone who replies

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    That translates to between £70 and £100 so it will get you quite a decent PSU.
    Corsair are highly spoken of, as are Tagan and Seasonic.
    I'm sure someone more technically clued up will be able to suggest actual models for you.
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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    welcome to HEXUS , but this is the wrong place to post questions on the forums

    1000 rupees translates to ~$25 which translates to ~£12.50... (unless i'm muddling currencies again?)

    have a look at FSP they are nice and cheap (and nice and cheerful at the same time)
    but you are going to have to spend more than 1500 Rs to get something decent...

    EDIT: for 46.94 GBP you can get a decent corsair VX450w which equates to 3,760.01 INR
    or for 3,480.09 INR you can get a 430w seasonic S12II-430

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    Welcome to the forums, I've moved this thread to the Hardware forum

    I guess it depends what is locally available to you or whether you can order online? If you could let us know whats available we may be able to advise what's okay / whats not.

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    Looking at prices for PSUs with your currency, doesn't look like you can even buy a budget PSU let along a 500w one. You really need to save the pennies (ahem I mean rupees) and get the Corsair 450w @ Rs3200. You might even get away with buying the Coolermaster one.
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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    Quote Originally Posted by looney View Post
    Used to be 7 quid cheaper only a few months ago!! Inflation Eh!!??

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    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    1000 rupees translates to ~$25 which translates to ~£12.50... (unless i'm muddling currencies again?)
    Ah, rupees. My mistake. I thought it was Rand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Betty_Swallocks View Post
    Ah, rupees. My mistake. I thought it was Rand.
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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    Corsair VX450w

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Used to be 7 quid cheaper only a few months ago!! Inflation Eh!!??
    yeh it was £32 wasnt it? alot of stuff have gone up in price <_<

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    Following ww.xe.com/ucc 1500 rupees is &#163;18.73. That's not enough to even buy a 'decent' 350W. My advice would be to save up some more!

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    There are cheap Antec EarthWatts (380w) which would be good.

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    guys i know branded ones cost more but my local vendor was talking of one 450watt for Rs 500 i want to know if it wud be enough to run the hd4850 sonic

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    Quote Originally Posted by Lourdes View Post
    There are cheap Antec EarthWatts (380w) which would be good.
    can u tell me if this can run the hd4850 it requires 8pin power connector (500watts)

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    Re: want a cheap 500watt PSU

    It's really a bad idea to cut short on a PSU...
    Even if you are on a budget, get a good PSU, it's really not worth getting some cheap or non-branded PSU...

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