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i got a LEGEND Server 500W power supply ..but stilli didnt fit it to the PC ..i want to know will it enough for me?
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I have 2 Hard drives and 2 DVD WRiters and E8400 precessor and foxconn mars mobo and at last PNY 9600 GT ..it need extra power by a 6 pin wire

will this psu enough for my requirements ?
 
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It will probably cope if you are not overclocking, but I'd strongly recommend looking for a better psu. Not necessarily bigger, but a more reliable brand.

As the mantra goes, never skimp on your psu. If it goes wrong, it could very easliy kill your whole system.

I don't know what you have available that side, but good brands are Corsair, Thermaltake, Antec, Seasonic, Silverstone, etc.
 
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It's an old ATX12V v1.3 design with load on +5V and +3.3V. On +12V you have only 16A. You'll heavily crossload this PSU with your specs.
I suggest to look a good brand PSU. 400-450W is more than enough. Antec EA380/430 are good and cheap.
 
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very enough even with extreme overclock , if this bran name and give real 500w or even 450w
 

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It's an old ATX12V v1.3 design with load on +5V and +3.3V. On +12V you have only 16A. You'll heavily crossload this PSU with your specs.
I suggest to look a good brand PSU. 400-450W is more than enough. Antec EA380/430 are good and cheap.
Go with a Neo HE 500 or even 650 for peace of mind.
 
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It's an old ATX12V v1.3 design with load on +5V and +3.3V. On +12V you have only 16A. You'll heavily crossload this PSU with your specs.
I suggest to look a good brand PSU. 400-450W is more than enough. Antec EA380/430 are good and cheap.
Missed that!

If I was you, I'd be shopping for something more suitable right now.
16A on the 12V line is not that hot.
 
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It's an old ATX12V v1.3 design with load on +5V and +3.3V. On +12V you have only 16A. You'll heavily crossload this PSU with your specs.
I suggest to look a good brand PSU. 400-450W is more than enough. Antec EA380/430 are good and cheap.
dude we do not get good brand PSUs in Sri Lanka!!!

I'm sure his PSU will be enough. I'm running a similar rig (the one in the siggy) with 18A on +12A without any hiccups. On this same forum, I saw someone having only 12A on +12V ran a 8800GT!!!
 
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It will probably cope if you are not overclocking, but I'd strongly recommend looking for a better psu. Not necessarily bigger, but a more reliable brand.

As the mantra goes, never skimp on your psu. If it goes wrong, it could very easliy kill your whole system.

I don't know what you have available that side, but good brands are Corsair, Thermaltake, Antec, Seasonic, Silverstone, etc.
you forgot PC Power & Cooling :slap:

I'd go with them or Corsair. The 16A will probably be enough, I've got a setup running on similar specs (not the one in my specs list) with a worse psu that hasn't had any problems yet. It's just that you would want something more reliable, cuz if it fails it could take everything else with it. Even if it does fail, you still want a company with good warranty, rma support, etc. I think PC P&C even offers compensation for other hardware damaged by psu failure sometimes from what I've heard.

edit: if you don't get good brands over there, it would be worth just importing something really nice to last you through multiple upgrades and systems so you won't have to worry for a while.
 
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you forgot PC Power & Cooling :slap:

I'd go with them or Corsair. The 16A will probably be enough, I've got a setup running on similar specs (not the one in my specs list) with a worse psu that hasn't had any problems yet. It's just that you would want something more reliable, cuz if it fails it could take everything else with it. Even if it does fail, you still want a company with good warranty, rma support, etc. I think PC P&C even offers compensation for other hardware damaged by psu failure sometimes from what I've heard.

edit: if you don't get good brands over there, it would be worth just importing something really nice to last you through multiple upgrades and systems so you won't have to worry for a while.
Importing heavy goods (such as PSUs, HSFs) makes the price 2 or 3 times more.

Check this site. This is like newegg over here. They import from USA, and sell. Divide the prices by 110 to get the US$ value. Very expensive.

I have a 500W Fortrex 500W PSU (not the same model i think; iirc mine has 18A on +12V) which is over 4 years old, and still doing very well in my rig in the siggy.
 
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What if you buy second-hand and have them send it as a gift?
 
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What if you buy second-hand and have them send it as a gift?
Shipping charges are very expensive men :(
I mean, just imagine the ~USD20 Freezer 7 Pro is about USD60 here.
 
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damn . . . well, I still think that if he had the funds he should just go ahead and get a total beast of a psu and not have to worry about getting another for a long time.