good, cheap PSU for old system.

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  1. SeeVinceRun

    SeeVinceRun Currently In Prison OT Supporter

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    Can someone give me a recommendation for a good, cheap PSU for a old Pentium 4 system?

    Its pretty bare bones, just a spare pc who's psu just shit the bed today.

    p4 3.2ghz HT
    40gb sata hdd
    1.2gb ram
    dvd drive.

    I dont need anything fancy at all, but every cheap low power PSU i look at on newegg has god awful reviews. Anyone have a preferred brand they use for this sort of thing?
     
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    I would scour for some deals or sales. Can't go wrong with seasonic, pc power & cooling, corsair or silverstone.
     
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    I've got a left over FSP 400W supply that I replaced when I upgraded my system recently. Was running an almost identical build system if you're interested. Was looking for ~$35 shipped

    Here's the specifics on it

    FSP Group Blue Storm II 400 400W ATX 2.2 Active PFC Power Supply
     
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    fyi it's on newegg brand new for $39.
     
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    SeeVinceRun Currently In Prison OT Supporter

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    Well, turns out it wasnt the PSU. Went and swapped out PSUs with one from a working build to make sure. Nothing. Oh well, 2010 is probably a good year to retire the old p4 anyway.
     
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    yeah man that's some outdated shit. you're lucky you live near a microcenter you can pick up some good shit for really cheap.
     
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    Buy stuff from them a lot over the years. Not top notch but free shipping and their fast :bigthumb:
     
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    Oh I know. The girlfriends Gigabyte board just ate it last week. USB ports been fried for a while, then the whole thing just gave it up. Ran to microcenter, picked up a new gigabyte and swapped it that night.
     
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