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Advice for a new PSU

Last response: in Components
August 23, 2011 11:43:04 AM

Hello,Ive just upgraded my PC :
-RADEON 6950
-PHENOM X6 1055T

at the moment I have 400 W and nothing shows on monitor,what PSU you recomend me to buy .

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a b ) Power supply
August 23, 2011 12:10:15 PM

550W - 600 assume for OC
Corsair again, xfx, antec, ocz , it's all depend your budget
August 23, 2011 12:27:07 PM

Some one told me that I need around 800W,it's that true?or 600 as you said is more the enough?
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a b ) Power supply
August 23, 2011 1:07:31 PM

800W is overkill for singlke card , 800W for Xfire
a b ) Power supply
August 23, 2011 2:41:02 PM

You really tried to hook that up with a 400w psu? LOL

Did you even bother to read the power requirements? Since you failed to mention what brand this 400w psu is, I would assume it's generic, and really only put's out 300w or less.

What's your budget for a psu? A quality 500w would work, but I would suggest a 550-600w quality unit.

August 23, 2011 8:21:49 PM

My budget is 150-200 $dollars for a PSU,my PSU atm is a Delux.So what you tell me to buy for 150-200$ Dollars?
August 24, 2011 7:27:01 AM

Thank you very much.
August 24, 2011 8:50:39 AM

CORSAIR GS800 It's good enough?
a b ) Power supply
August 24, 2011 9:10:44 AM

CORSAIR GS800 enough but performance and efficiency still below HX / AX series
August 24, 2011 9:12:55 AM

So with this my pc will work ?
a b ) Power supply
August 24, 2011 9:16:47 AM

yes .... work fine and wok fine
a b ) Power supply
August 24, 2011 2:10:33 PM

Why do you need to spend $150-200 on a psu when a $50 psu is overkill for your system???? Makes no sense at all.

There's absolutely no reason to get a 800w psu except to waste your money.

Your motherboard has no option to add another video card.
a b ) Power supply
August 24, 2011 2:49:43 PM

Time to spent and waste money :D