velocci

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Hi, when are we going to see another power supply and case roundup?

I'm building a new machine and i need to know which power supply and case you guys recommend. I need a good power supply that is SLI ready, has about 500W or more, dual core ready (for amd), quiete and has cables long enough. I'm worried that I'll get a psu/case where some cables won't reach. I need a quite case with good ventilation, that can hold lots of HDDs and has a HDD fan (for my Western Digital 74gb raptor).

I have all my other HW picked out (exept memory).
 

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I know about that one, but i read in one review that its a pretty complicated case. I'm an IT person, but I haven't built a system in almost 10 years. Plus there's the issue with the PSU. i'm not sure which to buy.
 

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I've had good expirience with Antech's True Power PSUs.

Here's the latest from Tom's Hardware:
http://www.tomshardware.com/2005/07/11/stress_test/

I like this new cabling option:
http://www.tomshardware.com/2004/07/20/no_more_cable_clutter/

I found this article helpfull too, including the articles linked in the first paragraph:
http://www.tomshardware.com/2005/05/06/power_supplies_get_smarter/