Needing a new Power Supply

I currently have a ASRock N68C-S Motherboard and I want to get a new Power Supply so I will be able to support a better graphics card. Any ideas on what power supply I should get?
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  1. What card do you have in mind? That determines how much wattage you need.
  2. I'm not really sure what graphics card to get yet. The one I have now is A NVIDA Geforce 9500 GT. The most money I'll pay for a graphics card is about $300.
  3. I've been looking at some graphic cards recently, and I found one I really like. It's a XFX Radeon HD 6950 2GB.
    If I were to get this graphics card, what Power Supply would I need?
  4. If you buy one in that class of GPUs and don't forsee Xfire/SLI then 650W should do. If you plan on multi GFX cards then get 850W +.

    You could get by on less, but PSUs are best when they run at 60%-80%.
  5. Go with Corsair, Antec, PC Power & Cooling, Seasonic or another good OEM: crap will kill your components.
  6. The ASRock N68C-S will only do one PCIe card. To be honest even though I like that board, you may want to think about a board upgrade before laying down the cash on a 6950. At the very least make sure that the board will support that card. I have read posts about it being persnickety concerning the top of the line cards.

    As far as the PSU goes, go the Rosewell Capstone line is a good deal on newegg right now with 450, 550, 650, and 750 choices.
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