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Would you recommend a Corsair TX 750 v2 over a FSP Aurum 700w? The TX 750 v2 is about 10 euros more expensive.
No, lets put it this way.. you don't need that much power unless you go for dual unlocked 6950s.. and no, the TX is also worst than everything suggested already.

the NZXT Hale unit is on par with the Corsair AX units, while the Super Flower unit is better than anything Corsair has to offer.
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The price is a bit too high for me. And the shops are not ideal (shipping is pretty expensive). I am willing to go up to about 95 Euros. What about the FSP AURUM CM modular series?
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The price is a bit too high for me. And the shops are not ideal (shipping is pretty expensive). I am willing to go up to about 95 Euros. What about the FSP AURUM CM modular series?

The Aurum CM uses better capactiors which translates into a longer lifetime and somewhat better ripple suppression but it also costs more.

These are your best options below 95 euros, TT XT 575 & XT 675, Antec HCG 520 & HCG 620, Antec TPN 550 and BeQuiet P9 500(it uses the same platform as the Aurum but with different fan & controller, is dead silent).
post #14 of 21
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The price is a bit too high for me. And the shops are not ideal (shipping is pretty expensive). I am willing to go up to about 95 Euros. What about the FSP AURUM CM modular series?
They're the same as the normal Aurum units.

Get the ToughpowerXT 575w
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post #15 of 21
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I'd like to note, than on 230vAC the ToughpowerXT will do 80+ Gold.

sorry for such a dumb question, but can you elaborate a little bit on what 230vac is, and how one gets on it? im in australia, if region makes a difference

it seems australia is 230v, does this mean all power supplies will be better efficiency-wise, or just some particular ones?

shouldve searched more before i asked, sorry >< found the answer here http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1036
Edited by Vuashke - 11/6/11 at 9:51pm
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Like I said the shop selling ToughpowerXT 575w is a bit out of hand.

So the Aurum CM 650 or the Seasonic X 660 (a little bit over my budget)
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post #17 of 21
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Originally Posted by Atham;15600918 
Like I said the shop selling ToughpowerXT 575w is a bit out of hand.

So the Aurum CM 650 or the Seasonic X 660 (a little bit over my budget)
Get the Seasonic if you can, it's a much better unit with a better modular cable system.
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post #18 of 21
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sorry for such a dumb question, but can you elaborate a little bit on what 230vac is, and how one gets on it? im in australia, if region makes a difference

it seems australia is 230v, does this mean all power supplies will be better efficiency-wise, or just some particular ones?

shouldve searched more before i asked, sorry >< found the answer here http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1036
Most units, when operating on AC voltage of 220v or better, are more efficient. Though, I've seen a few units which were barely 1% more efficient on 230vAC so the difference between 230vAC & 115vAC wasn't much.
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it's a pretty decent PSU in my book. I would overclock without worrying about it
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;15603179 
Most units, when operating on AC voltage of 220v or better, are more efficient. Though, I've seen a few units which were barely 1% more efficient on 230vAC so the difference between 230vAC & 115vAC wasn't much.

cheers TT
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