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Any good, cheap power supplies for about $80 or less?

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September 5, 2012 11:04:45 PM

Hey guys,

I might consider upgrading my power supply, my current power supply is 460 watts (OEM). I would like around a 550 watts power supply, or higher. But it have to be atleast 500 watts. Any good suggestions?
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September 5, 2012 11:21:37 PM

ipwn3r456 said:
Hey guys,

I might consider upgrading my power supply, my current power supply is 460 watts (OEM). I would like around a 550 watts power supply, or higher. But it have to be atleast 500 watts. Any good suggestions?



That OCZ has a two year warranty. Here's one that has a good promo code and comes with a five year warranty, also modular:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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September 5, 2012 11:23:18 PM

ipwn3r456 said:
Hey guys,

I might consider upgrading my power supply, my current power supply is 460 watts (OEM). I would like around a 550 watts power supply, or higher. But it have to be atleast 500 watts. Any good suggestions?

Plenty of them out there , Coolermaster Extreme Power Plus is one to shy away from

Posting where you plan to purchase, your specs and any upgrade plans will usually help you to get the best bang for the buck reccomendations

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

OK, so I'm slow
September 5, 2012 11:24:17 PM

Sorry guys. I forgot to put that amazon is my only source. I can't use my parents credit card for newegg. :(  So yeah guys, can you guys find me some good ones at amazon only? Thanks.
September 5, 2012 11:33:23 PM

Currently here's my specs:

Intel Core i7-2600 non-k
8GB DDR3-1333Mhz RAM
AMD Radeon HD 6770
1TB HDD
460 watts power supply

I might upgrade to either HD 7850, GTX 660, or maybe GTX 660 Ti. That's the main reason that I might want to upgrade. I know my current 460 watts power supply would work, but I feel like its risky. I can only get them on amazon, as i said on last post. My max budget is $70 - 80, but cheaper as possible. Minimum 500 watts or higher.
September 6, 2012 12:25:13 AM

Anymore suggestions? I would like to see power supplies at $60s, but I will be willing to spend up to $80 if I need to.
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September 6, 2012 2:10:19 AM

ipwn3r456 said:
Anymore suggestions? I would like to see power supplies at $60s, but I will be willing to spend up to $80 if I need to.

Unless you can change where you make your purchase you'll end up having to sacrifice quality or wattage to get to the $60 price point
An upgrade to 500 watts is pointless in my opinion, just not gaining enough over what you have
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-500-Watt-Certified-Compat...
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September 6, 2012 9:54:40 AM

+1 to Dell; even the 460W OEM PSU is overkill for a single 6770. If you're worried about quality, then most OEMs put good quality PSUs in their PCs because they don't want the customer support nightmare that would come with low quality PSUs.
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September 6, 2012 10:28:06 AM

Basically all these are Excellent
Seasonic
Sirtec
Enhance
Etatis
Impervio
Delta
Wintact
Flextronics
Super Flower there are others but i don't personally mess with nothing unless it built by one those company's am i a fanboy i guess so lol
September 7, 2012 12:11:21 AM

Rugger said:
+1 to Dell; even the 460W OEM PSU is overkill for a single 6770. If you're worried about quality, then most OEMs put good quality PSUs in their PCs because they don't want the customer support nightmare that would come with low quality PSUs.


Really? But I heard that most OEM power supplies are not that good...
September 7, 2012 12:15:44 AM

Also, I found out that my 460 watts OEM power supply have two 6 pin power connectors. Is it weird for just a 460 watts PSU?
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September 7, 2012 12:19:36 AM

ipwn3r456 said:
Also, I found out that my 460 watts OEM power supply have two 6 pin power connectors. Is it weird for just a 460 watts PSU?

No, tried to explain to someone the other day, many different revisions of the Dell power supply, some with single connector some with dual connector cables
September 7, 2012 12:29:56 AM

BTW guys, here's the specs of the power supply:

DC output: Max output power: 460W

+12V A - 18A
+12V B - 16A
+12V C - 8A
+3.3V - 17A
+5V - 25A
-12V - 0.3A
+5V aux - 2.0A

+5V and + 3.3V shall not exceed 142W
+12VA, +12VB, and +12VC shall not exceed 385W

Is it enough for a GTX 660 Ti or the GTX 660 (non-Ti)? Do i need to upgrade?

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September 7, 2012 12:36:00 AM
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ipwn3r456 said:
BTW guys, here's the specs of the power supply:

DC output: Max output power: 460W

+12V A - 18A
+12V B - 16A
+12V C - 8A
+3.3V - 17A
+5V - 25A
-12V - 0.3A
+5V aux - 2.0A

+5V and + 3.3V shall not exceed 142W
+12VA, +12VB, and +12VC shall not exceed 385W

Is it enough for a GTX 660 Ti or the GTX 660 (non-Ti)? Do i need to upgrade?

Deja vu
Your system was sold with the option to upgrade to cards that are more powerful than the 660Ti ( HD5870 and GTX260 )
In the thread the other day the OP wanted to upgrade his single connector 150 watt rated OEM GTX460 to a 150 watt rated dual connector GTX660Ti
No you don't really need to upgrade, but it was how you started the thread
September 7, 2012 12:39:03 AM

delluser1 said:
Deja vu
Your system was sold with the option to upgrade to cards that are more powerful than the 660Ti ( HD5870 and GTX260 )
In the thread the other day the OP wanted to upgrade his single connector 150 watt rated OEM GTX460 to a 150 watt rated dual connector GTX660Ti
No you don't really need to upgrade, but it was how you started the thread


So it will work with my system? With no overclocking involved? And yes, when I customize my computer, it does have the choice of the HD 6870 (which uses about the same power).
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September 7, 2012 12:52:09 AM

ipwn3r456 said:
So it will work with my system? With no overclocking involved? And yes, when I customize my computer, it does have the choice of the HD 6870 (which uses about the same power).

Should
September 9, 2012 6:33:16 PM

delluser1 said:
Should


Ok, thanks for that. I will see which card I will get. Thanks guys for all the answers.
September 9, 2012 6:33:27 PM

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