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Build Advice Would a 500w power this set up?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Mizakoto, 14 Jan 2011.

  1. Mizakoto

    Mizakoto Problematica

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  2. Deders

    Deders Modder

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    Barely, even though it says 500w it is only capable of outputting 324w (14A+13Ax12v) from it's 12v rails which should give you a little headroom but I can't find any decent reviews that will actually vouch for a Colours IT PSU.

    If you do intend to use it i'd only use it for a short period of time until you get a reputable PSU.
     
  3. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    I'd run from that PSU. Get a good Corsair or XFX one :)
     
  4. Mizakoto

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    But what good psu would fit in a SG05?? That's the only 500w I found.
     
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    There's a version of that case with a 450W PSU... Get that with a Geforce 460...
     
  6. Mizakoto

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    but i already have the XFX 5870 in another set up with a AMD Athlon x2 64 5000+ in the SG05. So im just wanting to upgrade to a new motherboard and a new CPU. The Micro ATX can power the things i have now. But will it power a i7 870?
     
  7. Bloody_Pete

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    Personally I wouldn't trust that one you linked too. Used this to give you an estimate of power :)
     
  8. thetrashcanman

    thetrashcanman Angel headed hipsters

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    if your having problems craming this all in with a decent psu (which should be one consider as one of the most vital parts of your build, never skimp on the psu) maybe try looking at a larger case?
     
  9. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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  11. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    Ignore that Pete, I got that link wrong, see my later edit. The Seasonic isn't SFX form factor.
     
  12. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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  13. BennieboyUK

    BennieboyUK CPC Folder of the Month Sep 2011

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    I agree with Jipa on the PSU chose, as others have said, dont skimp on the PSU, it is the most important part of the build.

    I am silverstone fan, they make great kit esp. for HTPCs.
     

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