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The Earthwatts 650 is a Delta and the NeoEco and HCG 520s are Seasonic. The difference in quality between them would be minimal. Between those three I would go with which one has the best deal or fits your hardware best. By that I mean which one has the correct cable connections for your hardware. No sense buying a PSU with only 1 x 6pin and 1 x 6+2 pin PCI-E connectors if you need 2 x 6+2 PCI-E.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 5/29/11 at 5:11pm
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Corsair gets my vote
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post #23 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post
How does the Earthwatts Green compare to the NEO ECO and High Current Gamer?
The EA-650 Green is probably slightly better overall to the Neo ECO 620/HCG-620 if you need the extra watts. My only slight niggle with it is that it uses Samxon caps on the primary.

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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
The Earthwatts and HCG are Delta's and the NeoEco is a Seasonic. The difference in quality between them would be minimal. Between those three I would go with which one has the best deal or fits your hardware best. By that I mean which one has the correct cable connections for your hardware. No sense buying a PSU with only 1 x 6pin and 1 x 6+2 pin PCI-E connectors if you need 2 x 6+2 PCI-E.
The HCG-520/620 are Seasonic (they're on the same platform as the Neo ECO's) and the rest of the HCG's are Delta.
Edited by GameBoy - 5/29/11 at 5:07pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
The Earthwatts and HCG are Delta's and the NeoEco is a Seasonic.
I thought the NEO ECO was internally very similar to, of not the same thing as, the High Current Gamer? I thought the consensus of getting whichever was cheaper between the two was for that reason?

I found this thread discussing the three (which seems to confirm what I asked).

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...current-3.html

If the Neo Eco is similar to the Corsair CX400, I'd say the High Current Gamer is therefore better than the newer Corsair CX units, no? (unless there were changes in the V2 units to mess with that, but I think it was just a few tweaks) Having slightly more wattage, being a potentially better unit, and being cheaper makes the Antec High Current Gamer 520 the top choice over the Corsair CX500 V2 in my opinion.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 5/29/11 at 5:09pm
post #25 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by GameBoy View Post
The EA-650 Green is probably slightly better overall to the Neo ECO 620/HCG-620 if you need the extra watts. My only slight niggle with it is that it uses Samxon caps on the primary.



The HCG-520/620 are Seasonic (they're on the same platform as the Neo ECO's) and the rest of the HCG's are Delta.
Thanks for the correction (I knew that, but messed up). Gotta pay more attention while replying to posts while watching a movie.

The Samxon caps don't bother me that much. At least they aren't those dreaded Fuhjyyu's.
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Garbage.
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Worse than garbage. It's a disaster waiting to happen. The only Coolermaster PSU's worth a darn is the GX450 (all of the rest of the GX line is worse than garbage) and the Silent Pro line. NONE of the rest are good enough to be classified as garbage and are some of the worst PSU's on the market.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 5/29/11 at 5:36pm
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post #29 of 40
Thread Starter 
OK im leaning towards either Earthwatts or rosewill. Which would you guys reccomend?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371044
    
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The Earthwatts is better.
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