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post #1 of 17
Thread Starter 
I'm going to buy a power supply tomorrow and I'm very confuse to choose which to buy, I'm thinking the Corsair
CX500 v2 and the antec eco 520c. (All Around $ 50 - $ 60).

Please help me choose one!
Edited by Type-R - 10/14/11 at 9:25pm
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post #2 of 17
well, u havent stated what u need it for exactly, however generally Corsair >>>>> everything else PSU.
   
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post #3 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by ggoodd View Post
generally Corsair >>>>> everything else PSU.
Oh, please. That's a silly statement.

@Type-R: I think either would be fine. The NEO ECO is on the list of recommended units, for what it's worth.
post #4 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thanks.

But I cant see the cx500v2 in that list!!
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post #5 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Type-R View Post
Thanks.

But I cant see the cx500v2 in that list!!
The NeoEco is a better PSU, the only thing CX units have going for them is price.
post #6 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by ggoodd View Post
well, u havent stated what u need it for exactly, however generally Corsair >>>>> everything else PSU.
No.
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post #7 of 17
Thread Starter 
So, Should I choose the antec echo?
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 128GB Samsung HD322GJ 320GB Thermaltake Frio Windows 7 64bits 
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post #8 of 17
If the CX is a lot cheaper go with it, otherwise the clear choice is the Antec.
post #9 of 17
Yeah, out of those two, go for the Neo ECO.
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post #10 of 17
Thread Starter 
Ohhh ok thanks.


I select these two because I think it's the best I can
buy for that price.
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Crucial M4 128GB Samsung HD322GJ 320GB Thermaltake Frio Windows 7 64bits 
MonitorPowerAudio
Dell S2309W 23'' 1080p Antec Neo ECO 520C Logitech G35 
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My Gaming PC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k @ 4.3Ghz Asrock z77 Extreme4 EVGA GTX480 Corsair 4GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 128GB Samsung HD322GJ 320GB Thermaltake Frio Windows 7 64bits 
MonitorPowerAudio
Dell S2309W 23'' 1080p Antec Neo ECO 520C Logitech G35 
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