what psu would you recommend

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steven1350

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I am planning a new build (already bought mobo, cpu, ram, and dvd drive), and I am looking for a nice PSU. I havent decided on a graphics card yet, but its likely that i will get either an 8800gt or an 9800gtx (they ususally want ~300-450W)

Anyways, most PSU's I have seen have around 8 molex cables. I dont need 8 molex cables, I dont even really need one (maybe certain case fans btw). My Hard Drive will be SATA, my DVD drive is SATA, so I dont want to waste space and drown in cables with extra molex's. I am looking for something at 600W (nice and safe, all hardware should be fine with this), and not to many molex connectors.

Suggestions? (Not buying from Newegg, since I dont live in the US)
 

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seems alright, but it has way to many cables for my liking. It has 10 molex connectors........this will waste a lot of space in my system, since I dont really need any of them...

Other then that, seems pretty good.

**Note: Canada Computer ftw, bought everything other then my CPU from there :D
 
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The psu is modular you have a very good collection of cables to choose from
http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/9273/hx620w4wh2.jpg
you don't have to use all the molex cables...My sons pc has no sata drives ,so we didn't use any sata power cables....I also have a enermax liberty 500(modular also) its been a very stable psu my only complaint about it is the way the cables are arranged :)
 

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my bad, didnt notice that.

So yeah, seems like a quality psu.......Might get this one (since Canada Computers is like a 30-45min walk from my school). The rebate is good till the end of the month, so I will see what graphics card i get, and from there see if I need the 520W or the 620W.
 
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Most newer Antec psu's have detachable extra molex cables so you can use what you need and detach the extras, and they are by far the best quality psu's anyway.
 
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