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I've already experienced shutdowns, and crashes under full system load, and it happened again today, but this time the PSU won't power on, just for a half second, without the fan though.
I tested it with a paper clip, same happened, power on for a moment, according to the Case LEDs I connected to it.

So, I think it had warranty, and I am going to take it back to the shop, and buy a better one, with some of + money.
I need suggestions for a good, and reliable PSU for my sig rig, this one was an 550W one, and worked fine in the most of the time.
I don't have much money for it, so It should be as cheap as possible, but still a quality one. What are your thoughts?

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try here.

in general, seasonic/corsair. Since they'll probably have those in stock.
 
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Antec Neo Eco 620c for sure. It's a solid PSU, 620watts but I ran two HD 5870 E6s at 1GHz each and an over clocked 1090t on it just fine.
    
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Thanks, but sadly they aren't available in the shop where I take this PSU back, what do you think about Chieftec, or Cooler Master PSU-s? Or even Thermaltake?

These what are awailable for me, I am looking for one under 15,000-20,000Ft(hungarian money).

Would you mind looking there?(they are not in order)
Edited by GamerDaPro - 12/25/11 at 8:19am
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Funny, cause my Brother's PSU just burned the Power Connector, crazy too cause it cost me Php 500 ($11) for 500w while my 700w cost me around Php4k++($92++) XD
   
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Originally Posted by GamerDaPro View Post

Thanks, but sadly they aren't available in the shop where I take this PSU back, what do you think about Chieftec, or Cooler Master PSU-s? Or even Thermaltake?

These what are awailable for me, I am looking for one under 15,000-20,000Ft(hungarian money).

Would you mind looking there?(they are not in order)

You seriously just named 3 brands to stay far away from. CM does have a good series, but it's out of your price range tbh. $100 and up. Don't let cheap price or location restrict your options or you'll be making topics like this all the time.

edit: This is all I could come up with. Is this the ONLY shop you can buy from? http://www.aqua.hu/corsair-psu-600cxv2eu-tapegyseg-149281.html
Edited by PureBlackFire - 12/25/11 at 10:00am
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Thanks, but sadly they aren't available in the shop where I take this PSU back, what do you think about Chieftec, or Cooler Master PSU-s? Or even Thermaltake?

These what are awailable for me, I am looking for one under 15,000-20,000Ft(hungarian money).

Would you mind looking there?(they are not in order)

I checked the Chieftec, Cooler Master, FSP, Thermaltake, Be Quiet!, etc. options and none were that good AFAIK.

Your best bets are the decent Corsair CX500 V2 (18420) or the higher-end / better built / semi-modular ADATA HM550 (22405):
http://www.aqua.hu/corsair-psu-500cxv2eu-500w-tapegyseg-151429.html
http://www.aqua.hu/adata-ahm550-bz-ceu-550w-atx-tapegyseg-129171.html

The CX V2 is CWT's DSAII design, while the ADATA HM is CWT's PSHII design. PSHII was used in some Corsair TX series units and now the GS series, to give some perspective of quality relative to the CX.
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Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

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Originally Posted by GamerDaPro View Post

Thanks, but sadly they aren't available in the shop where I take this PSU back, what do you think about Chieftec, or Cooler Master PSU-s? Or even Thermaltake?

These what are awailable for me, I am looking for one under 15,000-20,000Ft(hungarian money).

Would you mind looking there?(they are not in order)

You seriously just named 3 brands to stay far away from. CM does have a good series, but it's out of your price range tbh. $100 and up. Don't let cheap price or location restrict your options or you'll be making topics like this all the time.

Not sure about Chieftec, there are decent CM PSU's, I believe the Silent PRO is one, Thermaltake XT is another very decent PSU.


@ OP

Will you running Crossfire anytime soon? if not then, this would do the job easily:

Corsair CXV2 500W : http://www.aqua.hu/corsair-psu-500cxv2eu-500w-tapegyseg-151429.html

You could probably get something better than the Corsair if you provide another site that you can purchase from.
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I pretty much covered that CM has 1 good series(silent pro). It's also out of his price range. Thermaltake is a mish-mash of good/bad units with the same label on them. It's like playing the lottery.
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