Need a power supply, not got a clue where to start

Hello, Can anyone give me some quick advice, I need a new power supply and don't know where to start
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  1. start by entering all your components into a decent PSU calculator, or listing them here.
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    Hello, Can anyone give me some quick advice, I need a new power supply and don't know where to start



    The current power supply is a HEC 550 TD PTE

    The system is an Intel core 2 6700 @2.67GHZ

    2 x 1GB PC2 7200 OCZ Ram

    Nforce 680 SLi Motherboard

    Nvidia Geforce 8800GTX

    Creative SB X-Fi

    2 X 320GB HDD

    2 X DVDR
  3. any good 500-600W will do.

    corsair, seasonic etc.
  4. corsair 450w

    its actually a 500w unit that peaks at 575w.
  5. It's the spec that confuses me. Do I need a 24 pin, dual 12v, V2.2????? I've not got a clue.

    If you have some links that would be great. I'm also on a bit of a budget.
  6. what is your budget?
    do you live in the USA?

    yes you need a 24pin or 20+4pin.
    don't worry about single, dual, multi rails. plenty of good and bad PSU use all the styles above.

    single vs multi rails
    http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3990
  7. Thanks, my budget is up to about £60 and I live in the UK
  8. Here you have a few more options:

    ANTEC EarthWatts 500W (by Delta Electronics)...59,26
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/120377

    XFX XXX Edition 650W (by Seasonic)...70
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/191826

    CORSAIR VX550 550W (by CWT)...70,61
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/132563

    COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M 600W (by Enhance Electronics)...71,64
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/160256

    Considering the price/performance ratio, I would go for the XFX XXX Edition.
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