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    Hiper Type-R and Core2 Duo

    Just seen this on the Hiperpower website:

    3.HIPER Type R 580W series originally does not support Intel Pentium
    Extreme Edition CPU (dual core) as it requires EPS12V (i.e. an 8 pin
    ATX +12V connector).

    That kinda scuppers my plan for using the Type-R 530W modular in my new Core2 Duo build doesn't it? What other ~500W (pref modular) PSu would you recommend for Core2Duo and a XFX9750 XXX - PSU calculator says I need about 420W so I added 100 extra for upgrades.

    Was hoping for mot too much over £60 - the Seasonic 500W seems like the best but £90 is a bit over what I wanted to spend. How do you check if a PSU has the right connector for a Core2 duo mobo (getting the ASUS p5B Deluxe)

    Sorry if this has been covered but I couldn't find it in the search...
    Last edited by redsky009; 23-11-2006 at 01:08 PM.

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    I would go for the Corsair 520w HX series modular stable and reliable. 5 Year Warranty too can't complain

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=446788
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    Thanks Paul, it does look good, would you recommend it over the Enermax: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=284213 ?

    How quiet is the Corsair?

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    I've been looking and reading for a couple of days and I'm going for the Corsair 620 in a real hi end major overclocked PC, that's how good I think the Corsair is.

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    hey man, ive got a hiper type-r, a c2d E65400, a 7800GTX, 4 HDD's, 1DVD and 3 120mm fans running off it, and its fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve B View Post
    hey man, ive got a hiper type-r, a c2d E65400, a 7800GTX, 4 HDD's, 1DVD and 3 120mm fans running off it, and its fine
    did you need the converter cable?

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    Cheers Steve: This converter I mean: EPS12V (i.e. an 8 pin ATX +12V connector)? Sure the Hiper has enough juice to run it all, just dont want to play with converters on the main power connetor...

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    ditto ^^

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    The Corsair has some great reviews we have used this product and it is whisper quite as it discription mention. 520w or 620w products are available
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    The longer you wait trying to spec a system, the more you change everything! I've gone back and forwards on the GFX card, the ASUS P5W (the remote is a nifty idea but is i worth £20?) or the P5B mobo, CL4 or CL5 corsair RAM or OCZ... and now the PSU!

    Sure I will be happy with whatever I get as they all seem like good parts. The reviews I have seen of the Corsair seem pretty good (ditto with the Hiper) - guess it will just be whatever is in stock when i sort out finances and order!

    Cheers for your help guys.

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