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Will these psu handle 9600gt low profile?

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July 20, 2012 1:34:17 AM

im on a really tight budget, and when i mean tight, i mean it. Im getting the 9600gt low profile for light gaming (yes i know this card is 4 years old but remember, tight budget. aim also going with this one so that my cpu e4500 wont bottleneck it that much) and i was gonna get this psu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
but then i did some research and found that the 9600gt requires 26 amps on 12v rail and saw that this one has 14 amps so im sure it wont be able to run it.
my budget for the psu is U.S. $30
ive done some research and i found these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Diablotek 400w 25 amps
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Athena Power 400w 21amps
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Diablotek 400w 25amps
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Diablotek 400w 25amps
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Logisys 550w 25amps
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Diablotek 450w 30amps
These are the only ones that i found that close to 26amps but they are not the best brands.
Can anyone recommend me a psu that will handle a 9600gt low profile thats preferably under $30 or up to $35(free shipping lol)
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July 20, 2012 1:46:45 AM

Well, 9600 GT needs 400W.

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July 20, 2012 1:51:09 AM

I like to usually emphasize this quote on this guide


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A cheap power supply isn't a good place to try to save money, although it's often the first place less experienced builders will try to go cheap. As a general rule, you want a well-built power supply that conforms to modern technical standards, and you can expect to spend at least $40 on it. Decent PSUs priced under $30 simply do not exist. Keep your eye out for the following safety-oriented features:


if its after rebate, its possibly a different story, but if its before, the quote will hold true for the most part if you are buying it brand new.
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July 20, 2012 1:54:36 AM

nikorr said:
Well, 9600 GT needs 400W.


it does not need 400w, nvidia recommends a 400w in case yours is crap like the cooler master you just recommended above
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July 20, 2012 1:57:12 AM

ct1615 said:
it does not need 400w, nvidia recommends a 400w in case yours is crap like the cooler master you just recommended above

Better CM than Athena ,Diablotek or Logisys, don't u think?
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July 20, 2012 1:58:11 AM

nikorr said:
Better CM than Athena ,Diablotek or Logisys, don't u think?


that's not saying much. it's still outside the OP budget anyway
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July 20, 2012 2:02:54 AM

ct1615 said:
that's not saying much. it's still outside the OP budget anyway

Not saying much?

$29.99 after mail-in rebate must be over the OP's budget.
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July 20, 2012 2:04:59 AM

ct1615 said:
not antec's best offering (not close) but at least it's a better brand then those paper weights. 23a on its 12v rail but you would need to use the 4-pin adapter

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

so if i get this psu and plug in the 4 pin adapter, it will run fine and dandy
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July 20, 2012 2:08:35 AM

all the PSU mentioned are junk, as to be expected with the budget

the OP said he can't spend more then $35 out the door and you linked a PSU that is $43. if he could go above that then we would recommend the corsair 430w that is $27 after MIR but still $47 out the door
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July 20, 2012 2:11:44 AM

waisodim said:
so if i get this psu and plug in the 4 pin adapter, it will run fine and dandy


unlike the PSU you listed, that antec should peak at 300w. you won't break 200w gaming with the 9600GT. if it was my PC, i would collect a few more soda cans and get the corsair 430w or antec VP450


http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nvidia-geforce-9600...
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July 20, 2012 2:23:18 AM

ct1615 said:
unlike the PSU you listed, that antec should peak at 300w. you won't break 200w gaming with the 9600GT. if it was my PC, i would collect a few more soda cans and get the corsair 430w or antec VP450

http://img.tomshardware.com/us/2008/02/21/nvidia_geforce_9600_gt/bench10.png
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nvidia-geforce-9600...

Hey thanks. You helped me out a lot. I dont have the money right now but ill get the corsair 430w later. I also found this one http://www.ebay.com/itm/Corsair-400W-Power-Supply-CMPSU...
its ebay but i sure can dish out 2 more dollars. Ill just play it safe and for the corsair 430 later on. thanks
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July 20, 2012 2:23:59 AM

Best answer selected by waisodim.
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