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What PSU????? What will be the minimum power of PSU for the today's mid-range gaming computer that can run latest as well as old ones??????

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    delta force Jun 01, 2009

    Don't it be much

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500W is good.

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  • Ekse Jun 01, 2009

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductLis...

    there are even 1000W powersupplies out there, 500w is good, old computers have 200 or 300. 500 is good and will work with mostly anything.


  • Ekse Jun 01, 2009

    I think I have 650 on mine, I just had the case open, didn't check and don't remember.

    Got a hd4870 myself. phenom 9650, two hdd's, burner, 5 fans, tv card, etc..

    if your not going to get a top of the line high end pc with two or more cards 500w will be fine.

    Sergey is coming from the point of two cards, then you will need more than 500. if your going to run one card like me, 500 will do fine. with one card I don't see what could cause enought load to get a 750.

    lets not argue here sergey, read what the guy wrote, mid range. two card is already top of the line borderline extreme.


  • Ekse Jun 01, 2009

    I got 650 and there ain't a game this machine can't run. atleast I'm not aware of a game that wouldn't work on my machine and 650 works fine, computer works perfectly without any problems for days, even weeks or months If I cared to keep it powered on 24/7

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No, 500 will not be enough, aim for either 550 or 750. Both are very stable PSU, I am running Seasonic 750w PSU. Also running crossfire Radeon HD4870 cards. If you have anything less that 650, you would not be able to run two vid cards efficiently.

If you're a gaming freak, and want to run a better video card in the future, 650+ is the way to go. Will save you money later.

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