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Windows 7: DIY PC -- Please Review

03 Nov 2012   #11
m3owm1x3r

Windows 7 Enterprise N x64
 
 

Sounds good thanks


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03 Nov 2012   #12
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
The PSU looks a little too cheap. It's rated at 13A on the +12V rail. That's pretty poor for a "500W" supply.

Potential alternative:

http://www.antec.com/product.php?id=2245&fid=372

Antec Neo Eco 520. 40A at +12V.
I used Seasonic M12II 520W on my current personal build. On another build I definitely would have went for Antec Neo Eco 520 because of value for money. It wasn't available in time so I chose the Antec VP550P 550W (good specs inc. 30A @ 12V). This cost me $65. Ultra cheap PSUs don't make sense unless you're churning out low cost to manufacture PCs.
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03 Nov 2012   #13
dwarfer66

 

I used to have a Q6600, 7900gt running on a stock standard PSU (550w) that came with case, worked fine TILL I upgraded to a 8800GT, only sometimes would the machine boot, if it did it would only last a few minutes till stressed then shut down. I replaced it with a (then) Corsair HX520, never had a prob, now I use it on a i5-3550, with a GTX 560, still going very strong, and never had a prob with it, so yeah get a decent PSU mate.
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