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I notice a lot people by Antec Neco Eco series but not many people buy high current gamer series. (only 3 in newegg review)Is there anything wrong with it? It is still recommended in http://www.overclock.net/power-supplies/183810-faq-recommended-power-supplies.html

And from http://www.overclock.net/power-supplies/183810-faq-recommended-power-supplies.html,

it doesn't recommend Antec EarthWatts EA series and Antec EarthWatts Green series. Why is that? Anything wrong with those model?

Thanks for help
post #2 of 36
Its just a newer version of the True power series, so I would probably say they are even better. The High Current ones that is.
post #3 of 36
NeoECO and HCG series use almost the same internals, and NeoECO cost 2/3rds as much, so it's a much better deal.

The Earthwatts series are pretty good, but not always competitively priced.
post #4 of 36
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc;13581572 
Its just a newer version of the True power series, so I would probably say they are even better. The High Current ones that is.

No, no one is using that platform right now AFAIK, except the Antec TruePower New line, and they *may* be out of production or being phased out.
post #5 of 36
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;13581575 
NeoECO and HCG series use almost the same internals, and NeoECO cost 2/3rds as much, so it's a much better deal.

The Earthwatts series are pretty good, but not always competitively priced.
What about the "Green" Earthwatts? Is that a PSU I should be recommending (I'm currently not).
Edited by TwoCables - 5/21/11 at 7:47pm
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post #6 of 36
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;13581578 
No, no one is using that platform right now AFAIK, except the Antec TruePower New line, and they *may* be out of production or being phased out.

Ahh, I stand corrected. So the TP series is better then the High Current series?
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I can't speak for the other models, but I will stand firmly behind the earthwatts series. Keep in mind, they do get noisy if you're going to run it close to rated max wattage.
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc;13581598 
Ahh, I stand corrected. So the TP series is better then the High Current series?
Yep. It even gives Corsair's HX series a good run for its money.
Edited by TwoCables - 5/21/11 at 7:47pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables;13581604 
Yep. It even gives Corsair's HX series a good run for its money.

Cool, I guess the naming scheme confused me a bit. redface.gif
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc;13581621 
Cool, I guess the naming scheme confused me a bit. redface.gif
What do you mean?
Edited by TwoCables - 5/21/11 at 7:48pm
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