motherbord ASUS Commando
processor intel Core 2 Duo E6600
graphic card Asus 8800GTX
memory Corsair DDR II 800 1GB XMS2 CL5
storage Western Digital þ80GB 7200RPM, 8MBý
storage Western Digital þ160GB 7200RPM, 8MB, SATA IIý
Power supply Antec TruePower 550 Watt
Case .... .... ..?
i really dont know what to get
and i allso like to ask will the 550w be ok for this system or do i need more power?
The PSU you chose is underpowered I would suggest something in the 600-650 watt range. The BFG that someone else suggested is too much power and the cables are short especially in a full tower case. Newegg has a deal right now on a 700 watt OCZ GameXStream for $125 after MIR which is a great deal. Check this out
Dont get any bfg psu, they are terrible, ranked near the bottem of PSU's, just dont get one.
Best are zippy's, pcp&p, corsair, enermax (galaxy, liberty, infiniti), and silverstones(zf+OP/DA series). Of all those, the corsair is a champ, handles 100% load like a heavyweight and tests have confirmed it handling an extra 150 watts sustained.
There are other good psu's, those are the ones i can remember off the top of my head. Here is exactly what you're looking for. A nice easy list of best to worst PSU's.
Yep, the ocz isnt a bad choice at all. I just personally prefer modular, but anything in the Tier 2 column is very good. My new rig is probably going to have the corsair, or silverstone DA. Are you thinking of going modular? if so, the silverstone decathlon offer a much higher wattage than the corsair, but they do cost over 200 canuckbucks. Otherwise, you might as well just hit up the ocz.
Between the corsair, silverstone Decathlon, and the tt toughpower 850watt(modular) which would be better suited for a email@example.com, raptor, 1tb aid0, and a r600/8800gtx? I know the corsair is a champ, but is 620watts enough?
I know this is off topic, but its for my build i'm getting next week and i need to order a psu.
P.S. I want modular, and the galaxy's 24 pin is too short :?
i may be worng but i dont think ASUS Commando as the option for sli it as crossfire
and i dont think il even need to think about it for a long time the gtx is very strong
so giving that i cant do sli ocz will be fine or should i just go with the
corsair hx 620w?