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Yet another psu question!

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#1
Ok, so for my dad's b-day, coming up fairly soon, my mom, and me are going to get him a new psu and gpu, i have picked out

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102061
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102075
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102067

each one would get http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835186002

i don't know what psu to get him, i would like to keep this under $300 if possible.


system specs for his pc are in sig!
 

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#3
Nice PSU pick ktr, but I would go with the Sapphire 512.
 

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Try for a Modular PSU? To keep it nice and tidy eh?
 

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i thought Modular Cable wasn't good?
As with all PSU's, it depends on what make you get. Makes it easier for wire management, looks a lot tidier!
 

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i would go with a pro 256+thermalright hr-03 :)
dx10 is comming and you will wish you didn't put all your money in a gfx card ;)
 
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i have the psu jon posted. it is quite simply an awesome psu with rock steady lines. very quiet too.
 
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i have the psu jon posted. it is quite simply an awesome psu with rock steady lines. very quiet too.
The link I posted is to all Hiper PSU's over 500w on newegg - I've got the 580-R and though the molex plugs have some qirks, I think they make a great product. And modular is the way to go!
 

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ok, so 2 for the xt 1 for the pro 256 and one for pro 512! xt looks like it would be better. the monitor is a 19" wide @ 1400x900, the most graphic intense game i have is cod2
 

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I was recently looking into PSUs myself, and though I decided on a different model. Well haven't gotten it yet but every seems awesome about PowerPC and Cooling

http://www.pcpower.com/products/viewproduct.php?show=S61EPS

Id say that is a nice PSU for the system. Perhaps even a little more then needed.
 

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ok, so 2 for the xt 1 for the pro 256 and one for pro 512! xt looks like it would be better. the monitor is a 19" wide @ 1400x900, the most graphic intense game i have is cod2

If you are wondering about the difference between 512 and 256:

http://www.pureoverclock.com/article33.html

For performance up to med resolutions - the XT will out-do the Pro.

For a PSU, I wouldn't even look at one that's not modular. Go Hiper! :)
 

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Aw well. Personally from my recent looking at PSUs, modular and multiple rails have become unappealing to me. I never really liked modular to begin with, the only reason I have one now is because it was the best I could buy at the store when I needed one quick. So anything that isn't modular is what I would vote for, over something that is modular. You just need to make sure the cable are already neatly packaged.

Not sure who exactly what too offer because I was looking closer to 160$ on just a PSU.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817341002
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817139002

Those are some I was looking at, but higher priced then you wanted/needed. So not sure at the moment.
 

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thats a little to much to spend, i mean i know the psu is one of the most important things in your computer, but we can't spend more than $300 maybe a tad over but not much.

so i think the HIPER HPU and mushkin are likely candidates! but i like the HIPER HPU psu better
 

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#21
thats a little to much to spend, i mean i know the psu is one of the most important things in your computer, but we can't spend more than $300 maybe a tad over but not much.

so i think the HIPER HPU and mushkin are likely candidates! but i like the HIPER HPU psu better
the mushkin is probabily a better choice, i've heard bad thing from a couple of hyper ones :(
 

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Ok so mushkin! i like modular psu, they make it easy for cable management, although my dad could care less about hiding wires since he has a 10yr old full tower case w/out windows! :laugh:
 

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Hardly. Same card, different makes. What you get for the extra 40$ isnt worth it in my opinion.
 

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#25
ok, i saw it @ a $40 price difference like you said, and thought, is it really worth it!?!