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Psu upgrade

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January 9, 2010 12:27:20 PM

hi i'm kinda new when it comes to psu's. i have recently bought a his ati4870 graphic's card but i didn't even think of checking my psu till i put in the graphic's card but after i did all the work to my pc i found out i only have a 400w psu. now im just deciding on what new one.
coolmaster extreme 500w or thermaltake litepower 600w
but 'im not sure which one. these are at a local shop that are around my price range and noise does'nt bother me couse i have my volume up loud.
pc info
: intel core 2 quad q8200
: asus p5kpl cm with 4 gb of ram
: 1x samsung 500gb harddrive
: 1x lg dvd player
: currently a 9500gt 512mb graphic's card

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a b ) Power supply
January 9, 2010 1:56:42 PM

cm extreme 500w
January 9, 2010 2:19:36 PM

ok thx
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a b ) Power supply
January 10, 2010 1:09:09 PM

i though that antec basiq psus were crap....i guess not LOL
a c 77 ) Power supply
January 10, 2010 3:48:41 PM

What is budget for a new PSU. I won't recommend the Antec BP, myself. The Thermaltake PSU is a decent one. I prefer it over the Cooler Master.
a c 144 ) Power supply
January 12, 2010 3:12:54 PM

shovenose said:
i though that antec basiq psus were crap....i guess not LOL

The 500 watt Basiq is a pretty nice PSU after its recent redesign. I wouldn't buy any of the other Basiq's though.
January 22, 2010 8:45:46 AM

Best answer selected by bastow01.