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post #11 of 18
OCZ are middle of the road.

If you want fully modular then Seasonic is pretty much all there is in that range.

If you don't mind partially modular... and I personally don't as you need the 24 pin and 4/8 pin mobo connectors anyway... then I'd look at the XFX Pro XXX series for the best value. They have seasonic internals and are generally pretty awesome.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207016

I personally use an Antec HCP-850 and am happy with it. The Antec HCP-750 for some reason isn't quite the same as the 850 and is slightly worse just to give you a headsup... I'm sure its negligible.
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Thanks again everyone for your replies. Just to make sure, I've heard that Thermaltake PSU's should pretty much be avoided correct?
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Thanks again everyone for your replies. Just to make sure, I've heard that Thermaltake PSU's should pretty much be avoided correct?

Yes. Like the plague.
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post #15 of 18
Wait what? There are plenty of decent to very good Thermaltake units like the Toughpower XT units that are CWT DSG (like Corsair HX750/850/1050). Some of the newer stuff is okay too. It's just that they sell a lot of units that are just plain bad (cheaper TR2 models, which are mostly what they sell and what you see in stores) or uncompetitive in price. Actually in the US, almost nothing they have is competitive in price, so no reason to consider them usually.
post #16 of 18
Seasonic 750 gold $109 at newegg this is the lowest price i've seen.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151087
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post #17 of 18
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Seasonic 750 gold $109 at newegg this is the lowest price i've seen.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151087

That is the best bang/buck ratio you're going to find while it's at that price.
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Thanks paowidefw! I pulled the trigger on one. Should be here in three days and can't wait. +rep
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