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April 23, 2009 3:35:42 PM

amd phenom II 940

gigabyte ga-ma790x-ud4

4gb ddr2 @800mhz

corsair 450vx

xfx 4850 ddr3

asus dvd rw

cooler master centurion 590 case



the problem is that which power supply should i get at the same price as the 1 i have mentioned and i want to use this pc for atleast a min of 2years.
suggest.

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April 24, 2009 2:27:55 AM

plz help
April 24, 2009 2:34:03 AM

yours is a pretty good build the psu should handle the video card however you can find 550-600 watts power supplies on newegg for roughly the same amount and such supplies are better for future proofing should u ever decide to cross fire,everything else seems good so far it will be at least another year before ddr 3 really becomes standard and even then it won't be imperative for you to change...so yeah everything else seems good
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April 24, 2009 2:54:47 AM

thanks! but the problem is that im not from usa and the corsair 450 costs around $80 in my country and the 550 is really out of my budget. i was thinking of the tagan TG600-U37 but cant find its specs or reviews anywhere.

1 more question is that now that the pII 945 is out should i wait for it or go with the p II 940?
April 24, 2009 5:56:08 AM

i am going to use a total of 5 120mm fans including the ones with the case.

two of those are going to be plugged into the mobo

how do i connect the rest three.

sorry for the noob question this is my first build

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April 24, 2009 11:23:33 AM

No. Your PSU is underpowered.

I saw a good deal on a Corsair TX750W.

You might get by with a good 550W but I'd go with between 600W and 750W to be safe. PSU's aren't all the same either. If you really know your stuff you can get a lower wattage and be safe.
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April 24, 2009 11:57:03 AM

A PhII 720BE may save you some money toward a better PSU and/or video card.
April 24, 2009 1:20:08 PM

no i want the ph II 940 and im not based in the usa so no deals from newegg. then should i get this tagan BZ 500??

and how do i connect the fans???
April 25, 2009 2:11:49 AM

im thinking of getting the corsair 550vx i think it'll be plenty
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