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Starfoxer

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can a 320W generic PSU power my rig? im gonna overclock
now that i finally am able to get HD. see sig
 
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Starfoxer

Starfoxer

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please tell me, i need a quick respone, am fixing to place
an order. please
 
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Starfoxer

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ok, here is how my PSU looks. what do yall think?
 

xl

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St. Louis, Missouri
is that at default speeds or overclocked.

That is great for a stable system. Now the overclocking might bring that +5 down.
 

RangerJoe

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
yikes, that +5.00 is kind low, you usually dont want it to go below 4.95 or so, and generic psus arent good at all....i say you be on the safe side and get a 350 watt enermax or something, my friend has a 1600+ with an enermax 350 and it runs great
 
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Starfoxer

Starfoxer

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that is running at full load, folding 3 days stragint!! it's pentium
4 certified if that helps. i should go with a little hihger? 350W
antec sound good for overclocking to 1.7 ghz?
 

Malakai

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Fl
Id go with the 400w antec. Best PSU ive ever had. not too much on newegg either. heres my voltages:
-Malakai
 

RangerJoe

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you could always go for the enermax 431 watt, mine doesnt go under 5.02-5.1 at all times, no matter what speed.....great PSU for the money, extra fan helps case flow too
 

Diggrr

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Nov 29, 2001
Just try the psu with the overclock, and keep an eye out for the voltage. If it does start dropping, then it's definately time to shop.

Hoot's got a good sticky on a great power supply for the money....get it. It's the Antec 400 watter, which will never run out of juice for ya. (unless you have 20 fans or something;) )
 
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Starfoxer

Starfoxer

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thanks digrr, i went out and got Hoots reccomendation.

ill let ya know how it OC's after my HDD comes in in a few
days
 

Dissolved

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OC California
Starfox said:
thanks digrr, i went out and got Hoots reccomendation.

ill let ya know how it OC's after my HDD comes in in a few
days

you shouldnt be so impaient.. posting 2 posts in under 3 mins is a lil spammy :)
most of my threads never get a good answer for a day or so..
 
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Starfoxer

Starfoxer

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Dissolved said:


you shouldnt be so impaient.. posting 2 posts in under 3 mins is a lil spammy :)
most of my threads never get a good answer for a day or so..

i was making my order on www.newegg.com and thought
i needed a PSU. i only could have the credit card for 20 minutes
for my parents were leaving for vegas so i was trying to make
a decision. i came here to ask you guys and needed a quick response for i was in a time predicament.

SORRY IF IT HURT YOU DISSOLVED
 

Yodums

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Oct 5, 2001
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Ottawa, Canada
Heh no biggie, my generic goes as low as 4.76, yet it's still stable!

This is a self-experiment thing that you have to experience for yourself!
 

Dissolved

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OC California
Starfox said:
ok i'll search next time

its cool man, im not here to fight ppl.. i just have a weird atitdue and ppl always take me out to be the bad guy. im here to make friends, have fun and to learn.
sorry if i upset ya .
have a good day and good luck with the psu problem.
 

Malakai

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Fl
2 posts in 3 min a little spammy...LOL
check the "view new posts page", whos name do u see the most?
dissolved
blah
dissolved
dissolved
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dissolved
than 4 by yodums, 3 by me, and another 3 by funnyperson1, i think we're all posting more than once every 3 min:)
i know what u mean though, im just playin.
youll get a better response with only 1 post about the same problem at a time, but its not a biggie. good luck Starfox
-Malakai