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My Custom Comp (Advice Needed)

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  • Started 8 years ago by RyanHood
  • Latest reply from raphoenix
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Hi, I am building my own pc and this is what i got so far for parts... And i already bought the case its the black Apevia X-Cruiser.

ASUS P5QL-E LGA 775 Intel P43 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 Wolfdale 2.66GHz LGA 775 Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E7300 - Retail

Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Galaxy 96GGF6HMFEXX GeForce 9600 GT 1GB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

APEVIA ICEBERG ATX-IB680W-RD 680W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready Power Supply With 3-Color LED Lights - Retail

I would just like to know if it will all work together properly, especially if the PSU can support the graphics card for amps cause I really dont understand that part too much.

Posted 8 years ago
Posts: 552

This one doesn't have the lights in it, but the Wattage shouldn't be an issue (950W), and it is only $6.10 Canadian more.

I am not familiar with the brand, but I am not familiar with Apevia either. I have yet to build myself a computer, so I am not familiar with a lot of the brands, mainly the bigger ones like Antec. Ask around and see if Coolmax is a good brand (or Apevia for that matter).

I do not know if the PSU would be enough. It may be, it may not be. Many times you can find the required wattage to support a part. I gave the link to the larger power supply because if you can't find the answer, and you are concerned it is better to be safe than sorry.

If will point out though the Apevia has poor ratings on NewEgg, so I would research that first.

Hope this helped.

Posted 8 years ago
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I'm not loving the PSU either. It has an efficiency rating of only 70% which is lame. That should be 80% or better. Notice the one that jmcguire suggests has an 84% efficiency and an 80plus Silver certification. Much better!

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