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    power!

    k my mate is gonna be building a dual core, 7800 gtx machine, rich and lazy bastard he is!
    know hes got me wondering how can i find out how much power he will need and i know you need a atx 2.1 psu with 2x 12v rails but is there a online or downloadable power calculator? or possibley infomation about this?

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    Google for 'PSU calculator' and you will find loads

    But if he is rich, just surely buy the best make you can at say 600WAT+, especially if any OCing is planned.

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    He wouldn't need anymore than 530W. Ever, even with overclocking.
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