Would this psu and case be ok for me?

By Legoflamb ยท 6 replies
Dec 5, 2007
  1. JimShady23

    JimShady23 TS Maniac Posts: 373


    I never heard of that brand, but it does have 38amps on the +12v rail which isnt bad and should run your stuff just fine. As far as how good its overload protection is ? Not sure. You get what you pay for when you buy a power supply and it isnt somthing that you should skimp on even on a budget system.

    Cheap power supplies fail more often than more expensive quality ones. Usually when a cheapie blows you end up replacing way more than the power supply and you actually end up spending lots more then it would have cost you to spend a few extra bucks on a quality power supply.
  2. Legoflamb

    Legoflamb TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 150

    Hey thanks for the reply - what about this one? http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/SHINOBI-BLACK...ryZ51063QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    I meant to post that first time round - I already have an EZ cool from my last computer but someone told me it's always best to start afresh. I used that wattage calculator and it recommended 521 watts but it's not jsut the watts is it that determines the strength of something?
  3. Legoflamb

    Legoflamb TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 150

  4. JimShady23

    JimShady23 TS Maniac Posts: 373

    Good Brand

    Antec, enermax, silverstone, thermaltake, corsair PC Power and Cooling and there are a few more but stay with one of the ones listed above and you will be fine.
  5. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    If th wattage calculator worked out 521W then get at least a 600 or 650W PSU.

    I wouldn't touch the PSU you posted a link to with a bargepole ;) It's way too cheap for 650W and it will more than likely destroy your system.

    I would get this for your pc.i have the 400W version and as far as i can tel it works great.

    Another option is this or this
  6. Legoflamb

    Legoflamb TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 150

    Ok trying to get a 600w OCZ stealth or something now on ebay.
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