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December 22, 2008 9:15:09 PM

i was looking at two different power supplys for my first build.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...




heres everything else

LG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model GH22LS30 - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE GV-R467D3-512I Radeon HD 4670 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200AAKS 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

mushkin 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 996587
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz

GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3R LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


pretty sure i need an 8 pin for the motherboard



ill probably be playing a few games (lets say im playing crysis)





p.s. recomendations on other parts are welcome

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December 22, 2008 11:30:22 PM

Both corsair and PC Power and Cooling are reputable brands, you really couldn't go wrong with either one. In this case go with the PC Power and Cooling because it is the same price after the mail in rebates and has 500w compared to 450w.

However if you aren't planning on collecting the mail in rebates then you might go with the Corsair one and save yourself 10$
December 22, 2008 11:32:52 PM

Go with the 500. You might need the extra power at a later point.
December 22, 2008 11:41:15 PM

Both are excellent PSU's... i would go for the corsair simply for the 120mm fan.
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