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Aug 23, 2011, 11:43 AM
Hello,Ive just upgraded my PC :
-PHENOM X6 1055T
-ASUS M4A88T-V EVO
-16GB RAM CORSAIR(4x4)
at the moment I have 400 W and nothing shows on monitor,what PSU you recomend me to buy .
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 23, 2011, 12:10 PM
550W - 600 assume for OC
Corsair again, xfx, antec, ocz , it's all depend your budget
Aug 23, 2011, 12:27 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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Aug 23, 2011, 1:07 PM
800W is overkill for singlke card , 800W for Xfire
Aug 23, 2011, 2:41 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.
Aug 23, 2011, 4:08 PM
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Aug 23, 2011, 8:21 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?
Aug 24, 2011, 2:23 AM
great and big budget : ...
CORSAIR Professional Series HX850 (CMPSU-850HX) 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 80 PLUS SILVER
CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX850 (CMPSU-850AX) 850W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
Aug 24, 2011, 7:27 AM
Thank you very much.
Aug 24, 2011, 8:16 AM
Corasir AX units are based off Seasonic X units and a lot of other corsair units are also based seasonic units, just a fyi.
Both are highly overspec'd for their ratings (really 800+w units) and ultra high quality.
Aug 24, 2011, 8:50 AM
CORSAIR GS800 It's good enough?
Aug 24, 2011, 9:10 AM
CORSAIR GS800 enough but performance and efficiency still below HX / AX series
Aug 24, 2011, 9:12 AM
So with this my pc will work ?
Aug 24, 2011, 9:16 AM
yes .... work fine and wok fine
Aug 24, 2011, 2:10 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.
Aug 24, 2011, 2:49 PM
Time to spent and waste money
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