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should i get this 750 psu from craigslist?

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hi,

well, i have a 700W psu right now, but it is the corsair GS700W so i hear that its a really good psu, certainly good enough for my setup.

however, there is a antec 750W psu on craiglist in my area that i can get, for a very reasonable price of $15:

http://merced.craigslist.org/sys/2658246043.html

what do you think? i had seen this post a couple of times before, and he has gone down from $25 to $15.
    
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Absolutely. That unit is worth a good $60-70 new.
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post #3 of 13
Might be worth having as a backup for $15
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ok, cool. so antec is a good psu maker then? because i was going to make it my main psu and have my corsair as my backup in case it brakes on me
    
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post #5 of 13
Which Antec is that? I'm embarrassed to say I don't recognize it. It doesn't like like an Earthwatts, TruePower, HCG, or HCP.
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Which Antec is that? I'm embarrassed to say I don't recognize it. It doesn't like like an Earthwatts, TruePower, HCG, or HCP.
It says Earthwatts right on the picture.
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post #7 of 13
I can't see in the picture, it's too low res.

I don't recall there being a black Earthwatts, just gray and the ugly green ones.
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I can't see in the picture, it's too low res.

I don't recall there being a black Earthwatts, just gray and the ugly green ones.
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0309890

That's the exact model from MicroCenter. It's the newer Earthwatts model that's slightly modular.
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post #9 of 13
Looks like this one:

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=163

Well worth the price!
    
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0309890

That's the exact model from MicroCenter. It's the newer Earthwatts model that's slightly modular.
Ah.

Missed those units.
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