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Recommendation for PSU

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Chicken Patty, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Hello,

    I'm putting together a system for a friends grandmother who just had her E Machines fail on her.


    I had a couple of parts laying around so I had her buy a AM2 Mobo and i'm providing her with a Athlon 64 CPU, the board is a gigabyte, and basically the computer has only one harddrive, one cd drive and a floppy. The only thing she is missing is a PSU. I'm trying to keep the cost down as much as possible. What PSU do you guys recommend, also how much power does that system need? Thanks for your responses in advance, I hope to get a few good answers shortly :toast:
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Something like a FSP 300-400 watt should be sufficient.
     
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    Topower make some of the best budget PSU's.
     
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    I can vouch for the Basiq 350W
    Been running an A64 3800+ 90nm Venice @ 2.8Ghz for well over a year and 8 months. Its also been powering an HD2600XT.
     
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    with the basiq?
     
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    oh and thanks for the posts guys, will be looking into this.
     

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