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Could Someone Quickly Recommend me a PSU


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Could someone quickly recommend me a PSU under 50 pounds compatible for the ------ Thankyou doesnt have to be from novatech.

Edited by JoxonDandry, 01 July 2008 - 03:15 PM.

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We need more information about the rest of your computer. Can you please list your full computer specs.
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Since you are not going for the topline video card i assume that your computer is a basic middle of the road type. For this i would buy one of these in case you want to upgrade in the future.

PC Power & Cooling PPCS750QBL Silencer 750W
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817703019

Silverstone OP700
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817256033

Enermax Infiniti 720
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817194021

These are overpowered for a normal system, but i must think that you are going to upgrade. Normally i would run 600-650 watts on a single video card system.

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A 600W would offer plenty of headroom for future upgrades. That being said, your suggestions are above and beyond his budget. Components in Europe are much more expensive then in North America.

Assuming you don't have a heavily overclocked quad core CPU, more then 1 hard drive and more then one optical drive I suggest the following.
http://www.novatech.....html?CSR-VX450
or
http://www.novatech.....html?SEA-S1250

If you can spare the few extra pounds, I'd suggest purchasing the Seasonico. The Seasonic will provide an extra 50W which will give extra head room for future upgrades. That being said, both should power your computer just fine, assuming you don't have a high end rig. Just to confirm, can you please list your computers specs.
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Edited by james_8970, 02 July 2008 - 01:39 PM.

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My Pc Stats:

At the moment i have:

NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 405
Boston (Asus M2NS-NVM) Motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 3800+
HDD Seagate TONKA II Serial ATA
PSU: 200-250Watts

Edited by JoxonDandry, 01 July 2008 - 03:07 PM.

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Dam, i need to know which i should buy the GeForce 9600GT or the 8800GT quite a hard one

Edited by JoxonDandry, 01 July 2008 - 03:06 PM.

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A 600W would offer plenty of headroom for future upgrades. That being said, your suggestions are above and beyond his budget. Components in Europe are much more expensive then in North America.

Assuming you don't have a heavily overclocked quad core CPU, more then 1 hard drive and more then one optical drive I suggest the following.
http://www.novatech.....html?CSR-VX450
or
http://www.novatech.....html?SEA-S1250

If you can spare the few extra pounds, I'd suggest doing so. The Seasonic will provide an extra 50W which will give extra head room for future upgrades. That being said, both should power your computer just fine, assuming you don't have a high end rig. Just to confirm, can you please list your computers specs.
James


That first link looks good.
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Dam, i need to know which i should buy the GeForce 9600GT or the 8800GT quite a hard one

Whichever is cheaper, I'd suggest getting the 500W PSU if you want to get these cards. Just a heads up, your CPU will bottlneck your new GPUs performance.
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Thanks, i will be Purchasing the PNY 9600GT 512mb and the 500Watt PSU hopefully thats all i need, i have a very normal monitor will my very normal looking/crap monitor ruin the 9600gt's Frame per second? right now my resolution screen is 1152 by 864 because i like my icons small and i play my games with 800 600 but i wish to play my games 1024 768 will it be okay with the 9600gt?

Edited by JoxonDandry, 02 July 2008 - 11:00 AM.

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Im very worried the Power Supply wont fit
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Unless you have a Dell, HP etc. case, you won't have any problems. 3rd party computer manufactures some times adjust the size of the PSUs, to force you to buy from them should a issue with the PSU come up.
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Will it matter if i dont buy any 'extra' coolings also i am very below ameteur at installing power supply :) its so complicated for me, and by the way i haven't got any floppy drive and also my cd/dvd drive is only one drive its not 2 will that make it easier for me to install power supply.? Because i have no floppy drive will that complicate things?

Edited by JoxonDandry, 02 July 2008 - 02:03 PM.

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Can you mesure the phyisical dimensions of your current PSU. It appears your PC in manufactured by Packard Bell, am I correct to assume this? I'm not sure if they use proprietary PSUs either.....
As far as cooling goes, it'd be suggest to add more case fans if possible, otherwise that GPU may overheat....
Having no floopy drive will not complicate things.
James

Edited by james_8970, 02 July 2008 - 02:12 PM.

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Yes your right its a:

Packard Bell 2380

(I really really dont want any extra coolers :) )
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In my opinion i dont think i wanna go for the 8800GT or the 9600 since maybe they will heat up etc.. so what card do you think would be a more smarter choice.

Change of Choice: The 8600GT 512MB DDR3 looks cool.
Also: Could there be a chance of a much Cheaper Power Supply?

Edited by JoxonDandry, 03 July 2008 - 03:14 AM.

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