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(UNDER $150)Best Case and PSU that will handle i7 870 and HIS 6950 2gb

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February 21, 2012 9:38:13 PM

Hey guys, I need some advice on a power supply and case for under 150-160 that will handle a HIS 6950 2gb, i7 870, 16 gb corsair ram, HP mobo, an SSD, Cd drive, and Harddrive. I want a case that I can upgrade in the future, good ventilation, and a PSU that can do the job and is reliable, and probably over 600 watts. Need help please!
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February 21, 2012 11:13:06 PM

The psu will need to be 550w for sure and depending on what you may throw at it in the furture maybe a 650w. It needs to be high quality. You can check on that first. Look at this site and chose the brand: http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/power-supply/

After that the left over is the case budget. Make a psu decision and then ask for help.
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February 22, 2012 1:11:09 AM

Both good choices and assuming they fit your budget you are gtg
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February 22, 2012 1:10:06 PM

Great recommendations.
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February 22, 2012 1:38:44 PM

Those are excellent choices, but I wanted to add a couple more, just for variety:

PSUs
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular PSU Awesome price right now, $90 and $60 after rebate

Corsair TX650 V2 $90 and $80 after rebate

Both nice PSUs that exceed what you need, with a bit of future proofing.


Cases
COOLER MASTER HAF 912 Awesome price of $60 and $50 after rebate

Antec 300 Illusion $70

Rosewill Challenger $55

The last 2 have more fans (1x 140mm on both and 1x 120mm on the Antec), but they're all great cases for the $$.
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