Advice on power supply and graphics card

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kassim3
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Right now i have:
q6600 @ 2.4ghz
4gb 800mhz ram
ati 5770
2 sata hard drives
5 fans
antect power 700w http://www.ebuyer.com/product/124927

now problem is the psu looks really ugly inside and when i try to clean it becomes a real hassle. i have all these power cables inside and some of them become really annoying. if someone can tell me which psu is better or recommend a better modular psu.

1) http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-117-AN&tool=3

2)http://www.ebuyer.com/product/160256

now my second question. i already have a 5770 and i was wondering if it's worth getting a new graphics card or cross firing 2 5770. i probably wont get one yet because i'm still deciding if i should save up for a ps3 or new graphics card,lol.

Razear
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1) The Antec 700W is fine for your setup, the second link you provided doesn't work so...

2) This may be a little biased but, as a PC gamer, definitely the video cards lol

Hardware_Hank
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5770 will give you decent performance for non heavy direct X 11 games (which their aren't many)

If Crysis 2 lives up to the hype you may wanna start looking at a Radeon 6970 or GTX 580

kassim3
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@Razear
The links work fine for me, i checked all three of them. Plus i dont want the antec anymore it seriously so hard cleaning and trying to tidy up the wires.

lol yeh but i really really want to play heavy rain, uncharted and all those awesome ps3 exclusives.

@Hardware_Hank
oooh really well i dont want to get an expensive graphics card just for crysis....god this so frustrating because by the time i do get a new graphics card there will be a better one being released.

also is 600w psu good enough for a crossfired 5770

Razear
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kassim3 wrote:also is 600w psu good enough for a crossfired 5770

I would opt for a 750W to stay on the safe side.

Tiv
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How about a nice CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W
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Hardware_Hank
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Silverstone just released some new impressive PSUs, the 750w is only like 150 dollars and its 80 Plus Gold certified for up to 90 percent efficiency. I plan on getting a 1000 watt for only 200 dollars because my PSU's AMPs are fairly low in efficiency and I need to swap it out for better stability.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=22_160&products_id=29856

its cheaper then newegg.com and its a trusted site

PPSKevin
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yeah cross fire 2 5770's, and that 700 watt antec PSu should be able to handle that beast of a system, =)