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good cheap power supply for R9 290

hey guys! looking for a power supply that is cheap and can power up an r9 290 and an FX-8350. i can get a used litepower 700 for about 45$ but i'd rather go for something new n about the same price because i've heard power suppliers grow old bad.
thanks!
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  1. The importance of a quality PSU can't be stressed enough. You certainly don't want to get that Litepower POS. The XFX 650W PRO650W would be about the most inexpensive PSU I could recommend. It's currently $69.99 - $20 MIR which brings it down to $49.99.
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $69.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-29 12:51 EDT-0400
  3. EVGA 750 B2 $87.51 with a $20 rebate (same power supply as the one above just $67.51 after rebates and amazon has the free return shipping and stuff)

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KFAFRW6/

    I am running it in the system that I am typing on. Just make sure to register for the 5 year warranty within 30 days of buying it. The only weird thing about this power is the 20+4 pin ATX connector doesn't snap together and everything decent will run between $65 to $70, so this is the best value right now due to the rebate.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/power-supply/#m=14,39&sort=a9&W=600,850
  4. guys this is really expensive... what is the problem with the liepower? i've checked online and it should be working fine.
    also what difference does it have to do? as long as it works it works right?
  5. 700W for 40.00 YOU KNOW IT'S NOT GOOD.
  6. lol it's from a friend of mine... he just doesn't need it anymore haha...
    also what about the ESP GOLD 90 PFC 750 W Aurum? it has a long ass name with "gold" in it so it must be good right?

    **EDIT**
    i meant FSP Aurum CM 750W 80PLUS Gold... got the name completely wrong there, sorry 'bout that :D
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    No Gold doesn't really mean much.

    ESP GOLD 90 PFC 750 W Aurum

    That's a good one.
  8. Avinoam73 said:
    guys this is really expensive... what is the problem with the liepower? i've checked online and it should be working fine.
    also what difference does it have to do? as long as it works it works right?


    What's even more expensive is replacing your GPU or motherboard. If $20 extra to get a safe, dependable PSU is too expensive, you should have purchased a 280x or an 8320 instead to free up the funds. The power supply is the last place to cut corners on quality.

    The FSP Aurum is a good PSU, though it's likely more expensive than other good ones like the Seasonic-built XFX PSUs.
  9. DSzymborski said:
    Avinoam73 said:
    guys this is really expensive... what is the problem with the liepower? i've checked online and it should be working fine.
    also what difference does it have to do? as long as it works it works right?


    What's even more expensive is replacing your GPU or motherboard. If $20 extra to get a safe, dependable PSU is too expensive, you should have purchased a 280x or an 8320 instead to free up the funds. The power supply is the last place to cut corners on quality.

    The FSP Aurum is a good PSU, though it's likely more expensive than other good ones like the Seasonic-built XFX PSUs.


    Agreed. I think the EVGA Supernova B2 750W is your best option, and if you can spend any more the G2 750W is even better. :)
  10. well from where i'm at i can get the FSP one n a pretty good price, so i'm gonna go with that. thanks for the help everybody! :)
  11. Avinoam73 said:
    well from where i'm at i can get the FSP one n a pretty good price, so i'm gonna go with that. thanks for the help everybody! :)


    No worries. I personally haven't seen any great reviews for any FSP PSUs though. I still think the B2 750 is the best choice if it's available in your country and you can afford it. :)
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