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Power supply enough for this rig .... :S ?

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July 4, 2008 11:56:30 PM

I'm planning to run an Athlon x2 5400+, Asus M2a-vm, 4 gigs of corsair ddr2-800, one hard disk and a 8800gts g92 video card with a couple of optical drives, Would a logisys 575w psu be enough for my power needs ? :o

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July 5, 2008 3:15:05 AM

Logisys makes very poor quality power supplies that often will not deliver the power they are rated at. I have never seen a reliable review that gave them anything but a failing grade. You would be much better off to get a quality unit with a better warranty that will actually deliver reliable power to your system. Here's a couple of suggestions for your rig in no particular order.
Corsair 450w- $60 after rebate
Antec Earthwatts 430w- $30 after rebate
OCZ StealthStream 500w- $35 after rebate
PC Power and Cooling 420w- $70
July 5, 2008 3:59:42 AM

well, the OCZ power supply looks like a nice alternative. Which one would be better? THe antec one that you suggested dirtmountain or the OCZ?
July 5, 2008 4:03:55 AM

And one more thing, the warranty thing wont count as i'm planning to get this through a friend, so juz need a power supply that won't blow up in smoke ......