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im trying to build a rig and the power supply is one of those things that i get first. =/

hows the Mushkin Enhanced Volta MKNPSVT500? compared to the corsair 430cx v2?

their about the same price the cosair has a rebate on it though.

the efficiency is pretty close rite? i remember reading the mushkin was in the upper 70s.
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Originally Posted by Coolwaters;15470877 
im trying to build a rig and the power supply is one of those things that i get first. =/

hows the Mushkin Enhanced Volta MKNPSVT500? compared to the corsair 430cx v2?

their about the same price the cosair has a rebate on it though.

the efficiency is pretty close rite? i remember reading the mushkin was in the upper 70s.

Of the two, the CX430 is better, but it's a special olympics type of 'better'
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Originally Posted by Unoriginal Sin;15470940 
Of the two, the CX430 is better, but it's a special olympics type of 'better'

lol thats what i thought.

the mushkin was touching 80% efficiency in a review.
i guess i'll get that to avoid the rebate.
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Where are you buying from and what other options do you have?
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Where are you buying from and what other options do you have?

i bought it yesterday on NCIX US on a sale for ~$23 w/ FS

newegg has the corsair for $20-25 AR a $15-20 rebate.
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Return it and get this, it's A Lot better;)
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Return it and get this, it's A Lot better;)

i would get a used generic psu pulled out from a old compaq computer before i buy a XFX product.

for that price and AR i would have just grabbed another cosair psu.
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