New gaming rig, need advice on PSU

Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P

Club 3D HD4870 Overclocked Edition (1GB)

Core 2 Duo E8400 6 MB (Intel Boxed)

Corsair XMS2 2 x 2 GB

WD Caviar 500GB HDD

atleast 1 external 750GB HDD plugged into the computer

For now i wont be going Crossfire, i chose the motherboard just in case ill ever need it, but if you guys can find another alternative, ive looked at some P35 boards, but i dont know if they are as good performance wise for single GPU's?

Also i was wondering about some advice on the gfx card and stock cooler for E8400, if they make alot of noise, and if they do what i can do to lower the noise.

So, low noise coolers and PSU help would be greatly appreciated :)

Im not going to throw money away i dont need to throw away, so dont just find the most expensive PSU you can find :).


Thanks in advance.
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  1. The 600watt OCZ ModXStream is currently bundled a 640gb Western Digital Caviar SE16 for $124.98 - $20 MIR
  2. meh get the PCPower Silencer 750 Watts PSU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341011
    I don't give a squat about MIP but if you need to know the PCPower has one too.
  3. bumpage, a little information regarding noise on E8400 stock and the gfx card would be lovely :)

    And thanks for the advice regarding the bundle :) <3
  4. 2 good sites for good information and reviews on what you want.
    www.silentpcreview.com
    www.frostytech.com

    The stock Intel cooler is fine if you're not overclocking, it's pretty quiet.
    for power supply the Corsair 650w has pretty good quiet ratings, not as good as the Antec Signature or the Enermax modu82+, but between $50 and $100 cheaper at $80 after rebate.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005
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