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    what wattage PSU?

    I around may/june time i was thinking about upgrading my graphics card from a 7600GT to a 8800GTS depending on how much cash i have, so i was just wondering what wattage PSU i should get, i was thinking of a 520W corsair or maybe a 620W corsair so i can add more stuff to it later without having to upgrade for a while, as there not exactly really expensive and they seem to be decent build quality. if anyone can reccomend anonther brand of PSU that wouls also be welcome, thanks

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    Worth looking at the 580Watt Hiper
    own one myself gota say im impressed!

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=228615

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave87 View Post
    620w Corsair /600w Seasonic S12
    What he said
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    well....thanks alot for that

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    Quote Originally Posted by sTrAnGeFrUiT! View Post
    Worth looking at the 580Watt Hiper
    own one myself gota say im impressed!

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=228615
    The hoards who have had to send them back after failing in the last month or 2 wouldn't say the same I'd imagine. It's almost going beyond worrying now how many have blown.

    Hiper's had their time, and will probably do so again, but this isn't one of them.

    What Dave87 said.

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    ill get a 620w corsair then most probably anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by sTrAnGeFrUiT! View Post
    Worth looking at the 580Watt Hiper
    own one myself gota say im impressed!

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=228615
    No its not...avoid...they are average.
    OCZ/Enermax/Seasonic/Silverstone/Corsair...these are the units you should be gunning for

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    I've just ordered a Corsair HX620. It's ready to collect from the delivery place. Can't wait and I also have my Lian Li A10B to hand ready to pair them :-)
    Now don't know whether to sell the Antec Truepower 2.0 and Cavalier case or save them for another build.. maybe for folding but i like the idea of SFF too

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    I'd look to get something with a bit higher wattage as you might SLI etc.

    I'm thinking of getting a 8800GTX or R600 and presently have a conroe, 5 h/drives and a x1900xt running on a 520w OCZ modstream and am thinking of upgrading to a 750w minimum.

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    depends whether his motherboard supports SLi really...

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    im not sure if it does, ill have a look

    edit: and no it doesnt

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