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what PSU will I buy?????

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grifter510

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Hi just got all the neccessary components of my new system and I just wonder what psu wil you recomend (in watts) here are the components I'm going to put in;
prescot 2.8Ghz (I'll overclock it ofcourse)
ati radeon 9550
2 sticks of 256Mb ddr ram
3 hard drives (2 IDE and 1 SATA)
2 cd rom drives (1 ordinary, 1 dvd rw)
I guess that's all of it and one more thingy will i get a tower or a mid tower casing??? any recomendation I don't hav a fat pocket :-/
 

rhino56

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well you can never predict the future so always go a little more than you need.
id say go with at least a 420 watt or so. and stick with a good name.
i have 3 antec 550's and they are awesome.
 
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grifter510

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thanks for the help I gues I don't have any good use for my old PSU :) any recomendation regarding case should i go for a tower or just mthe plain old mid tower????
 

J2T

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Well, I just purchased and moved my pc into a Kingwin KT-424 aluminum case and love it. The slide out mobo tray makes things so much simpler. JMO
 

Shuzzy

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yeah i just ordered with of them 400w 120mm fortrons. they are supposed to outperform a lot of 500w psu's, and they are very quiet.
 

stan03

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grifter510 said:
thanks for the help I gues I don't have any good use for my old PSU :) any recomendation regarding case should i go for a tower or just mthe plain old mid tower????

thats really completely up to you. if you want more room go for the full tower obviously... i mean case size is basically just a preference.