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Power Supply from Microcenter!


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#1 trashcan7

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Posted 13 November 2010 - 06:43 PM

Yeah, it's been a while since I've asked about building a new computer (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic348641.html) and I still haven't gotten around to buying parts yet (waiting for the holidays!)


Since I'm not doing Crossfire or anything, I don't need that big of a power supply. Anyways, I just saw this power supply on the Microcenter website (under Hot Deals!) and was wondering if it's any good. It seems extremely inexpensive.

StealthXstream 600 Watt ATX 12V Power Supply-
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0260161

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#2 cryptodan

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Posted 13 November 2010 - 06:47 PM

You will want to look at the 12 volt Rails on the power supply to determine what is adequate for your video card and other components.


For your set up I would recommend this: CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-650HX 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - 119.99

+3.3V@24A, +5V@30A, +12V@52A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A

THat should provide you enough room to upgrade later.

#3 dpunisher

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Posted 13 November 2010 - 08:43 PM

If FSP is still the OEM on that StealthXstream, it is a very good power supply.

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