Please read & give me your quick opinion!

Please take a look at this power supply along with its specs and tell me if you think it would be a good/decent purchase. I've hit my budget limit and this PSU is for a great price. OKIA has been getting great reviews, but I want to be sure I will not run into any particular problems to power my system.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817162017

I' m building a PC which contains:

-DFI nForce 590 SLI
-Athlon X2 5600+ (Plan to OC to 3Ghz)
-Gigabyte 8800 GTS 640 (Plan to OC to 600Mhz)
-2GB G-Skill DDR2-800 (Plan to OC to 2.0V)
-Western Digital Caviar SE 160GB SATA-3GB

Thanks.
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  1. I think you will want more amps on the 12v rail for that 8800GTS. I think 'they' recommend 26amps and that PSU only has 24. Thats some expensive products to be trusting to a very low quality PSU.
  2. occdavid said:
    I think you will want more amps on the 12v rail for that 8800GTS. I think 'they' recommend 26amps and that PSU only has 24. Thats some expensive products to be trusting to a very low quality PSU.


    An 8800 GTS requires a minimum of 400W PSU with minimum of 26A on the +12V rail.

    What part of minimum don't you understand?
  3. The part where numerous people in the reviews are saying they are powering their 8800 GTS's with it.
  4. I wouldn't touch that one. I wouldn't trust a 600W psu that can only deliver 24a on 12vrails. The 26a recommendation is for a normal PC. I see that you want to overclock both your CPU and the 8800GTS, that will take even more power. I also see that it does not have a pci-e connector that the 8800GTS wants. You might try a FSP 450watt like this for $$58. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817104954
  5. Thanks for the help. Also, if there is more than one 12v rail, does that mean you add them all up in order to get the power rating?

    Such as:12V1@18A, +12V2@18A
  6. Are you using this motherboard?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813136014


    If so it requires an 8 pin CPU power plug.. that power supply only has a 4 pin.
  7. Actually decided to go with the EVGA 590 SLI, but I have a converter anyway.

    If there is more than one 12v rail, does that mean you add them all up in order to get the power rating?

    Such as:12V1@18A, +12V2@18A
  8. No, read psu 101. For some reason, the link I posted has been altered. You can find it as the first google hit searching for "psu selection 101" .
  9. I'd like to, but that link doesn't work.
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