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StealthXStream 2 vs ModXStream Pro, same price, same wattage (500).
Which should I go for? Any serious difference? Thanks
Edited by ronnin426850 - 10/14/11 at 10:32am
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I don't know which is the better performer, but the ModXStream is semi-modular, which is a plus.
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StealthXStream 2 vs ModXStream Pro, same price, same wattage (500).
Which should I go for? Any serious difference? Thanks
Both are acceptable units, the SXS2 is FSP while MXS.P is Sirtec and neither of the two is an upgrade over the FSP Everest you currently have.
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Both are acceptable units, the SXS2 is FSP while MXS.P is Sirtec and neither of the two is an upgrade over the FSP Everest you currently have.
I know I'm selling the entire system and building Fusion, so I was looking for something more on the shy side, but still decent

I'm also considering Antec EarthWatts 380D...
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I know I'm selling the entire system and building Fusion, so I was looking for something more on the shy side, but still decent
List your budget and your location(EU/NA/etc), you can do better than than OCZ SXS or MXS
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Well, I'm not on an exact budget, I want it all to cost as little as possible. I finally decided upon Corsair Builder CX430 V2, which is the cheapest non-garbage PSU I could find.

I'm in EU, Denmark, and I found it for 320 dkk, which is 43 EUR.

The system I'm building is 240W tops according to PSU calculator, consists of:
ASUS F1A55-M mobo
A6-3650 CPU
2x4Gb Corsair Vengeance
1 HDD
1 DVD.
couple of fans

Nothing fancy, I might add a low-end HD6xxx GPU later on, but that shouldn't tip the power balance severely.

What do you guys think?
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Well, I'm not on an exact budget, I want it all to cost as little as possible. I finally decided upon Corsair Builder CX430 V2, which is the cheapest non-garbage PSU I could find.

I'm in EU, Denmark, and I found it for 320 dkk, which is 43 EUR.

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ASUS F1A55-M mobo
A6-3650 CPU
2x4Gb Corsair Vengeance
1 HDD
1 DVD.
couple of fans

Nothing fancy, I might add a low-end HD6xxx GPU later on, but that shouldn't tip the power balance severely.

What do you guys think?
Well. without an additional VGA, that system is 130W tops, and that's while running OCCT

Get the Earthwatts, it's a better unit than the CX, or you could get a Huntkey Jumper 300 Gold, which is better suited for your rig.

A few suggestions.. go with the A 3850, the IGP difference is consistent, and be sure to get 1866Mhz capable memory, the IGP takes huge advantage of that

Are you buying from Germany or Holland?
post #8 of 16
I have experience with the ModXTREME 500 watt. Great PSU for the budget. In fact, I still have it. (not using it on the next build, though. Got a Corsair 750TX in the closet)
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post #9 of 16
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Well. without an additional VGA, that system is 130W tops, and that's while running OCCT

Get the Earthwatts, it's a better unit than the CX, or you could get a Huntkey Jumper 300 Gold, which is better suited for your rig.

A few suggestions.. go with the A 3850, the IGP difference is consistent, and be sure to get 1866Mhz capable memory, the IGP takes huge advantage of that

Are you buying from Germany or Holland?
Denmark. And I'm locked to the A6 3650 Already picked 1600Mhz bricks, I sure hope they OC
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post #10 of 16
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Denmark. And I'm locked to the A6 3650 Already picked 1600Mhz bricks, I sure hope they OC
Most 1600 kits can do 1866 with a slight voltage bump.. regarding the PSU, there are some excellent low output options in Europe, Super Flower Golden Green 400W & 450W, Be Quiet Efficient Power 350W & 400W and Be Quiet Straight Power E8 400W, the Huntkey mentioned above, Cougar SE 400W etc any one of this units would be an excellent choice, but if 'cheap' is the primary criteria the CX is good enough
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