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I am having a tough time choosing a power supply. There are far too many to choose from. I am going to buy a i5 2500k, 8 gigs ram, and SLI GPU's, maybe GTX 560 Ti(??). I have a few in mind that I would like you guys to check out. Also, my budget would be around $120, would prefer around $100 to $80.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256064&Tpk=SILVERSTONE%20ST60F-P%20600W

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=17-153-127&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=5#scrollFullInfo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817116011

As you can see, I am going for modular. The third link is the one that seems best for me. Is there any other recommendations? Thanks!
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post #2 of 29
I would be using a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088"]SeaSonic X Series X650 Gold(fully modular, not one cable attached!) or HX650 (semi modular) if it was my pc.

CORSAIR Professional Series HX650
$99.99 after mail-in rebate card - What a steel!!
Edited by andrewmchugh - 10/7/11 at 10:49am
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post #3 of 29
Thread Starter 
The SeaSonic is a bit high priced for me, though that CORSAIR looks kinda nice.

What about this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.745048

I did a PSU test thing and it recommended a PSU with atleast around 550w. Would 600w be ok?
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post #5 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by joshlete;15214616 
What about this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.745048

100% no.

PSU tests are bull crap, 650 mate.
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post #6 of 29
I would simply recommend http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207014.
There is no need to spend $100 on a 650W PSU. If you have a good case you should have no trouble tucking the extra cables away neatly so the non-modularity becomes a non-issue.

If you want a modular one, at least look for one that has 4 PCIe connectors. Meaning not the Cooler Master Silent Pro M700.
post #7 of 29
XFX Core series are built by CWT, I think its just the XXX that are seasonic. - got mixed up with corsairs TX M series.
Edited by andrewmchugh - 10/7/11 at 12:36pm
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post #8 of 29
If you don't want to deal with rebates, get this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371048

The internals is Delta, one of the premier PSU manufacturers.

Although if you want to spend around $100, get a 750W PSU instead.
post #9 of 29
Out of those 3, the HALE90 or the Silverstone one. Out of others; SeaSonic, Corsair or NZXT.
post #10 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou;15214742 
If you don't want to deal with rebates, get this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371048

The internals is Delta, one of the premier PSU manufacturers.

Although if you want to spend around $100, get a 750W PSU instead.
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I am going for modular.

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