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#1 Edited by gaminghooligan (1821 posts) -

Recently came to the forums in search of advice for a graphics card upgrade. The result was a slew of fantastic suggestions that led me to the purchase of a XFX 7850 2gb double d I absolutely love. Now I return looking for power supply upgrade advice. Currently I'm using a Dell 525w psu. My motherboard is a micro atx (I want to note that while I'm learning about PC building, I still consider myself amateur at best) so I don't think I can get much more in the way of power, but it's more an upgrade of quality. What would you guys/gals suggest?

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#2 Posted by theguy (824 posts) -

It's been a while since I looked at parts but when I was the advice I got was not to skimp on a PSU. Go for a well known reliable brand even if it costs you a little extra. Reliability is key. Beyond that I can't really offer much sorry :/

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#3 Posted by AiurFlux (953 posts) -

Corsair HX 750.

Probably one of the absolute best PSU's on the market. Plus it's 80 Plus Gold certified so it's incredibly efficient.

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#4 Posted by NakAttack (1329 posts) -

Use this handy dandy psu calculator, and come back with the results.

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#5 Posted by hiono (71 posts) -

@aiurflux said:

Corsair HX 750.

Probably one of the absolute best PSU's on the market. Plus it's 80 Plus Gold certified so it's incredibly efficient.

beat me to it

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#6 Posted by jakob187 (22933 posts) -

@hiono said:

@aiurflux said:

Corsair HX 750.

Probably one of the absolute best PSU's on the market. Plus it's 80 Plus Gold certified so it's incredibly efficient.

beat me to it

I third that statement. I've been highly satisfied with mine. Worth every damn penny.

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#7 Posted by pr1mus (4158 posts) -

Can't go wrong with a good Corsair PSU.