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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Astoria NY, USA

    Default Power Supply

    Does it matter what kind of power supply you get?

    i'm thinking of getting this case which comes with Antec's SmartPower 2.0 power supply. I heard Antec'c TruePower power supply was rated rather highly.

    does it matter in the long run? i don't ever really hear people discuss the pwoer supplies, so i'm thinking the one that comes with this case is sufficient.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
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    Do NOT skimp on the power supply. If you're buying a top end CPU and graphics card, ensure the PSU is certified as working with the chip - otherwise you run the risk of not supplying sufficient juice.

    Noise is also a big factor in choosing the PSU best suited to you. Do not make the error of thinking the PSU is a way to save money.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Default Power supply

    Like Marc said, "Do NOT skimp on the power supply."
    I looked at the specs on the SmartPower 2 and they look pretty good and have a high rating. I don't think you'll have any problems.
    Here are some Reviews of it from


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