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DFI Recommended Power Supplies (UPDATED October 20th, 2006!)

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I have not yet purchased my DFI nF4 parts yet, but plan to very soon... as soon as I can firm up on RAM choice and Power Supply.

 

Before I pony up the extra ~$125 for the OCZ PowerStream 520 Watt, I want to know if my existing Power Supply is sufficient enough.

 

DFI nF4 Ultra D

3700+ San Diego

BFG 7800+ GTX OC

Single HD

Single DVD Burner

 

My current supply is rated at 600Watt. Ultra WIN-600PS. Part No. TC3Y-6001

 

+3.3V +5V +12V -12V +5VSB

28A 38A 28A 0.6A 2.0A

 

More details on it are found here:

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/sea...p?EdpNo=1447373

 

What are your thoughts? Does it have the correct connectors?

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is the ocz powerstream 520 ok with sli-dr and 2 7800gt setup???

 

 

I'm sure it would power those two things excellent. A sig would help us determine the rest of your question.

 

-Freez

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Looking for a PSU that would meet the reqs. for DFI and is like the UltraProducts X-Connect typ e PSU

Any suggestions?

 

http://ultraproducts.com/product_details.p...7&productID=157

 

So would buying this cable from X-Connect be fine?

http://ultraproducts.com/product_details.p...3&productID=233

 

The Hiper Type-R Sli 580W is about the best recomended psu that is modualr. Still trying to decide if that's the one I want or the OCZ PS 600w.

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Newegg Deal on the Sky Hawk/Eagle Tech ATX-GM520SC 520W Power Supply - Retail Original Price: $59.99

Instant Savings: -$30.00

$29.99

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16817193004

 

detailed specs here (scroll down)

http://www.skyhawkgroup.cn/en/productb/up3...41127205725.pdf

 

Looks great, but after scrolling down the pdf to see the specs, I cant find anything that would answer the

 

Minimum of [email protected] for Single Video Card Systems & [email protected] for Dual Video Card (SLI) Systems.

 

requirement. It's probably there but I cant find what if the +12v meets the requirements for a solo or sli card.

 

Anyone?

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I put in my Enermax Noisetaker 600W last night. I was looking at the specs that came in the box. This thing took me from about 22A on my 12V rails to 35A. Combined with my new XP-90 HS I am ready to start pushing this baby higher.

 

Thanks for all the info guys. Wish I had found this board before I bought everything. Would have saved me the $70 for the CoolerMaster.

 

Oh well, I guess I have a backup PSU now for emergancies. :)

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for my mobo, the lanparty ut nf4 ultra-d with the 7800GTX, will the OCZ modstream 520 watt psu be substantial? or if that isn't the best, what would you guys recommend?

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is the ocz powerstream 520 ok with sli-dr and 2 7800gt setup???

 

I'm sure it would power those two things excellent. A sig would help us determine the rest of your question.

 

-Freez

 

el rey, read all the above very carefully... :shake:

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The first post in this thread says:

 

REMEMBER NATIVE 24-PIN ATX CONNECTOR & 480W's OR MORE!

 

Quote:

These are Premium High Quality PS's with 5yr warranties & much more:

 

OCZ: PowerStream 520W: $125: > Recommended for SLI <

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-104-152&depa=0

 

 

When you click on that link and look at the pictures, the motherboard power connector is 20 pin and there is a converter to 24 pin.

Now, I've heard a lot of recommendations on here for this PowerStream power supply for the DFI nF4 Ultra

 

So, its not really "native". I'm not pointing this out to be contrarian, I'm far from trying to be argumentative and bringing up stupid points. The reason is because I wonder if it is ok to use the following power supply and just use the same style pin converter.... since I already own this 600 watt power supply and it exceeds the 26A requirement on the +12 volt rail.

 

Ultra WIN-600PS. Part No. TC3Y-6001

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicati...p?EdpNo=1447373

 

I'd love to get a reply. Power Supply and RAM (plat vs gold) are the only things holding up this build at this point.

 

Thanks!

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Yes it is native 24pin. you can see the manufacturers specs in writing here.

 

http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/PSUSpec.pdf

 

the only reason you see 20pin is that that is another 4pin plug that will connect w/ the 20pin. so 20+4pin = 24pin. a few manufacturers have this design so that it can be backwards compatible with older 20pin motherboards.

 

as far as recommendations get the ocz psu. spend the money and make sure you get what you want if its in your budget. for memory, if you want tight timings go for the gold, if you want a higher overclock go with plat. the gold can still o/c but it will never be quite as high as the plat.

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It's just an Old picture.

 

Covered way back in the thread. (It was 24pin to 20pin by the way)

 

New units have the convertible 24/20 pin ATX

PCI-e 6-pin Power connector

PCI-e to 4-pin Molex and

New 8pin dual4/4 pin conector. It's got all you need don't worry.

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