Is this PSU good for gaming?

By z0k! ยท 6 replies
Feb 26, 2009
  1. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The power supply will work fine for your system. Also upgrade XP to SP3 while you are at it
  2. z0k!

    z0k! TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 61

    updated rather than upgraded.i m already on sp3
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Tuniq is a fine power supply... if it makes it through the first 30 days.
  4. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    Not that great a PSU, it has far lesser power on the +12V rails than other 650W PSUs, plus there's no info on the OEM. There's a reason it's so cheap.

    But still, it should be fine unless you upgrade to a faster card or get a quad-core CPU and OC it. Be sure to keep it cool too (aka get as many case fans as you can).
  5. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    But it has the advantage of being available in parts of the world where the top ones are not sold due to high cost, and the price is closer to right in areas with conomic probs... against its own competitive area, it is sometimes the only choice.
    In the US, we have 84 power supplies available by my count... with at least one online seller having 42 different ones that are code 2.00 or higher.
  6. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    Then why would he post a Newegg link to the PSU? I understand what you are saying raybay, but unless the OP explicitly mentions where they are located, a Newegg link just tells me they are somewhere in the US.
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