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The Antec TPQ1200 is 200 bucks at amazon right now, gogogo.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tsm106;13720496 
The Antec TPQ1200 is 200 bucks at amazon right now, gogogo.

^You beat me frown.gif

EDIT: Oops didn't see the $200 price tag in the title
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I'm trying to get a price adjustment from Amazon, got my tpq1200 5/18, other will have to play the return re-buy game. Won't cost me a cent, though it would save them though.
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OP: Power supplies are NEVER something you skimp on. Therefore choosing it based on aesthetics alone would be completely silly. Paint the thing entirely black if its that big of a concern, but NEVER skimp. Bad PSU = potentially fried computer parts. Not worth deciding over the prettiness.
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Paint the thing entirely black if its that big of a concern, but NEVER skimp. Bad PSU = potentially fried computer parts. Not worth deciding over the prettiness.

This. I was thinking of getting that antec 1200w until I realized it would be a pain to sleeve somewhat and how hard it is to sleeve seems to be bigger factor to me then color (since you can just spray paint it).

If you really want red, just spray paint it tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie;13720567 
OP: Power supplies are NEVER something you skimp on. Therefore choosing it based on aesthetics alone would be completely silly. Paint the thing entirely black if its that big of a concern, but NEVER skimp. Bad PSU = potentially fried computer parts. Not worth deciding over the prettiness.

Painting it will VOID the warranty. When you buy parts, you have a chance at matching whatever theme, and that's the time to do so. Also OP is not skimping at his 200 budget, sheesh.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie;13720567 
OP: Power supplies are NEVER something you skimp on. Therefore choosing it based on aesthetics alone would be completely silly. Paint the thing entirely black if its that big of a concern, but NEVER skimp. Bad PSU = potentially fried computer parts. Not worth deciding over the prettiness.

Of course, I just want one that is very stable and has good looks. tongue.gif

How is cable management in the TPQ1200?
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Originally Posted by Electric;13720600 
Of course, I just want one that is very stable and has good looks. tongue.gif

How is cable management in the TPQ1200?

Not an issue on the 700/800D. Pop the back panel on the bottom tray and theres oodles of room. Check your vid card thread and look at that pic I linked. That's a tpq1200 there.
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Found this on another forum:

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How did he do that? HX1000's are supposed to be blue.
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Probably red cellophane, or a magic marker hehe. Oh, but lemme save you the trouble, don't get a hx1000.
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