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Need a MICRO-ATX PSU!

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July 23, 2010 9:52:49 PM

I need to upgrade my 8600GT soon, prefeeably to something like a HD5770 or the nVidia equivalent.

My computer atm, only has a 300w PSU. Also, it is in a 'mATX' or 'Micro-ATX' case/mobo.

The PSU I have at the moment is a Liteon PS-5301.

Whall shall/can I upgrade to?

Thanks in advance!

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July 24, 2010 1:20:57 AM

That is an ATX PSU.
You can upgrade to any PSU with 500W. Any more would be a waste.
Corsair, antec earthwatts and OCZ are all good PSUs that are reliable.
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July 24, 2010 7:17:22 PM

ocz 550w fatal1ty would suffice too!
July 26, 2010 7:12:39 AM

Bumping. Correct me if I am breaking a rule.
a b ) Power supply
July 26, 2010 1:42:54 PM

iBSOD said:
Bumping

i do it to :) 
a b ) Power supply
July 26, 2010 8:38:26 PM

iBSOD said:
Bumping. Correct me if I am breaking a rule.

A bunch of us gave you an answer. If there is something else or a way you can be more specific such that we can help you better, please ask.
July 29, 2010 10:10:14 AM

Oops, sorry Enzo.

I thought I edited my post before but I didn't :S

I was going to ask if the Thermaltake TR2 470W would be compatible with a HD5770?
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July 29, 2010 3:22:11 PM

iBSOD said:
I was going to ask if the Thermaltake TR2 470W would be compatible with a HD5770?

Oh ok. It's not a matter of "compatibility" just a matter of enough power.
I don't trust the brand, but it should technically have enough power... if just barely.
Unfortunately, although their site tells us that they have 14A on a +12V rail and 15A on the second, they do not give us a total amperage or wattage rating for the +12V combined. And as I have come to learn, the total will vary by brand and is never as simple as (14+15)x12=
If you are on a budget, I would look at the OCZ modxstream 500W. They often have mail in rebates for reduced final cost.
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