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What PSU should i get?

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#1
Well mine right now 480, not cutting it, it was a cheap 24 pin that i needed. I'm upgrading to SLI probably and need more 12 volt. Mines only got 18 amps. I was wondering what I should get, nothing over expensive about 10-35 $ budget, yea pretty cheap but Still can get something half-way descent.
 

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is says the page doesn't exist....
 

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uh......no, thanks for the help but your paying like half the $ just for the modular cabling. The only thing I like about that is the two 4 pin's for the mobo. I was thinking something simple with like 26 amps on the 12.
 

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O yea :D thats nice. I understand the dual 12 rails, but do you think its really better?
 

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that looks nice prob is, well I don't see important specs like the Amps and what-not, the pic isn't to descriptive either. (I've never used that site)
 

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anybody viewin the thread right now please go ahead post some recommendations but I wont be responding to any cause I gotta go install my other vid card :cool: . BBL
 

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I find NO specs on the psu you listed, not the one ktr listed, ktr also suggested i get the mushkin psu!
 

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Well yea finally I'm back yea that last PSU looked good but theres no specs..
 

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read the psu link in my siggy :)
 

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initially i was recommending the mushkin...
Mushkin is same crap too. Check JG review and you will see that Topower PSU's are not good at all to be honest.
http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=31
485.5W with just 74% efficiency and with big ripple.
And there is rebranded Enhance PSU id posted.
http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=23
487.8W with 81% efficiency and almost no ripple at all.
And if you still can't afford 500w Enhance, get this http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=24
407W with 82% efficiency for 400w PSU...no need to complain.
Enhance ENP series is best bang for buck.
 
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No decent psus except that Mushkin for your budget range. Id recommend higher ended ones, but you wouldnt really like them :).
 

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If you dont want to risk your system on a cheap, crap PSU then you have to expand your budget.
I dont understand people, they will spend $1000 dollars or so on a computer and put a $10 PSU in there.
Like it prob. wont blow up (hahaha)
 

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fortron source power(fsp) is where i would go personaly, or scythe 450watt with 20+20amps on the 12v rail, scythe KICKS ASS pure and simple :) (check out their coolers as well!!!!!)