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650w minimum I say. Preferably single rail, quality model like the TX650. I don't say brand because every company has at least one or two psus made with inferior parts.
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post #12 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by YouWin;15190780 
Which 650 unit would you recommend?
Can you buy from Newegg.com?
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post #13 of 117
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables;15190835 
Can you buy from Newegg.com?

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post #14 of 117
Antec new TP-650
Corsair TX650 V2
XFX XXX Edition 650w
XFX Core/PRO series 650w

Any one of those would suffice.

I believe the XFX Core/Pro are a superior to the TXV2 and XXX edition, however, If im not mistaken the corsair and XFX XXX have seasonic internals (S12II I think).
Edited by munaim1 - 10/5/11 at 1:01pm
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post #16 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by YouWin;15190868 
Yeah
Here are some that I am very confident in:
  • 630W Rosewill Green Series for $59.99 shipped
  • 620W Antec Neo ECO for $72.98 after shipping (this PSU series doesn't come with a power cable)
  • 650W Earthwatts for $69.99 shipped (this PSU series doesn't come with a power cable)
  • Corsair TX650 "V2" for $84.99 shipped, comes with a $15 Mail-In Rebate, and you can use the Promo Code "EMCJKKF59" until 10/10 (it takes off another $10 making this $74.99 shipped)
  • 650W XFX Core Edition for $95.98 after shipping, comes with a $30 Mail-In Rebate


I could probably recommend more, but I forgot to ask what your budget is!


Regarding Single Rail vs. Multi Rail:

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post #17 of 117
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703027

there are several good psu's on newegg that will fit the bill that are quality units. Even some (not all, do your research) of the lower end brands are good. For instance I have both a raidmax 1000 and 850ae and they are troopers. The 1k is currently running my sig rig with no issues and the 850 runs an AMD 955 build with a 5970 and a 5870 tri fired.
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I would go for the Corsair that twocables linked.
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post #19 of 117
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Originally Posted by munaim1;15191055 
I would go for the Corsair that twocables linked.
I can't disagree here! After that Promo Code and that Mail-In Rebate, the final cost ends up being $59.99 shipped!
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post #20 of 117
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables;15191081 
I can't disagree here! After that Promo Code and that Mail-In Rebate, the final cost ends up being $59.99 shipped!

That sounds great! But what I'm wondering is will it die on me?
    
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