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April 24, 2012 2:47:03 PM

Hi! my cpu configuration is below-
amd athlon x2 260 3.2 ghz proceesor
4gb starlite ddr3 1333 ram
gigabyte 78lmts2p motherboard
iball lpe223-400 smps
lg l1515s tft monitor

as suggested by the other members ,i am buying the 6670 1gb ddr5 gfx card..

i need a good psu which is ok for my configurations and would allow me to make future upgrades..

i have a tight budget of rs.700...help me out..pls

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a b ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 3:06:55 PM

RS700? I think it's around £8-9, right? You can't buy a decent psu with this money.
a b ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 3:40:21 PM

Bodhisatwa said:
Hi! my cpu configuration is below-
amd athlon x2 260 3.2 ghz proceesor
4gb starlite ddr3 1333 ram
gigabyte 78lmts2p motherboard
iball lpe223-400 smps
lg l1515s tft monitor

as suggested by the other members ,i am buying the 6670 1gb ddr5 gfx card..

i need a good psu which is ok for my configurations and would allow me to make future upgrades..

i have a tight budget of rs.700...help me out..pls

Even the cheapest "no-name" PSU's (the one's we never recommend on this board) would cost you more than that (about $13.25). You would have to wait until you can afford about 26-2700 rs. to get a decent PSU that would allow for expansion. Something like this:
http://www.theitdepot.com/details-Antec+450W+Power+Supp...
Unless of course you're able to get deals that we can't. What site are you using?
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a c 111 ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 3:55:21 PM

Corsair CX430V2.
a b ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 4:17:31 PM

amuffin said:
Corsair CX430V2.

Yeah, that's a good one but still about $36.00 more than he has. :( 
April 24, 2012 4:44:48 PM

will my current psu be able to handle my system with the gfx card without any harm?

and its 12 euros..
April 24, 2012 5:00:12 PM

but its 5 years old..and i am fearing that it might be dangerous ..:( 
a b ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 5:04:51 PM

Bodhisatwa said:
will my current psu be able to handle my system with the gfx card without any harm?

and its 12 euros..

yes - but no room for expansion.
April 24, 2012 5:19:15 PM

Chaz21 said:
yes - but no room for expansion.

but my current psu is 5 years old ..so i am fearing that it might be dangerous..:( 
a b ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 5:27:37 PM

Then use it for now while you save for a new one. A good PSU can last a long time (one of my setups is using a 10 year old PSU). A PSU will lose power over time but so do we all. I doubt it would be dangerous.
April 24, 2012 5:34:58 PM

then its ok..but i was thinking if it may anytime fail and it takes the mobo,gfx card etc with it!
a b ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 5:54:16 PM

Bodhisatwa said:
then its ok..but i was thinking if it may anytime fail and it takes the mobo,gfx card etc with it!

That's always a possibility even with new PSU's. Not that likely though. What's your alternative?
April 24, 2012 5:56:48 PM

what did you mean by alternative?
a b ) Power supply
April 24, 2012 9:09:53 PM

Bodhisatwa said:
what did you mean by alternative?

I mean what are your other options?
Not getting the GPU would be one alternative.
Buying a new, better PSU now would be another.
April 25, 2012 1:24:02 AM

i can increase my budget to a maximum of 22$..pls help
April 25, 2012 2:23:34 AM

i cant buy online..i am bound to buy from local shop..
May 30, 2012 7:15:02 AM

Guys, psu within 20$..suggest
May 30, 2012 7:15:12 AM

Guys, psu within 20$..suggest
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