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Hi guys! I am in the market for a new PSU so that i can throw my 5830 back in my tower for some Tri Fire awesomness... anyways, as some of you may know by looking down at my sig rig, i have an ultra LSP 750... which i would like to take and chuck into my back yard and use for target practice... since it will not give me the juice i need for all my hardware. Anyways.. i found this ad

http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-computer-accessories-OCZ-ZS-Series-750W-watts-80PLUS-Bronze-Performance-Power-Supply-W0QQAdIdZ349378715

50 dollars for an 750W PSU? sounds familiar ..... im going to bet that it is indeed working.. but i have to wonder... is this a smart buy? i have owned several OCz products over the years, first was an OCz Gladiator (which had a defective fan) i had OCz RAM (which i had to RMA) i have an OCz Keyboard (nothing really wrong... just cheap construction) .. makes me fearful of buying OCz. Also i did read on some reviews of this specific unit, and apparently it has a really mediocre ripple suppression on the +12V rail... which is basically the rail im going to be using the most to power ..... like everything....i used Pheadarus' PSU calculator.. and it recommends this unit... but then again.. what does the OCN community feel about this unit... being sold for 50?

Or would it be a better idea to get a Corsair TX 750 for 70 dollars?

http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-computer-accessories-corsair-TX750W-power-supply-W0QQAdIdZ332480803
Edited by Pentium4 531 overclocker - 2/1/12 at 11:25am
    
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The OCZ ZS 750w is a good deal for $50, it is a good PSU. I would pick the OCZ ZS 750W over the original Corsair TX 750. If it was the V2 i would pick that one but the OCZ ZS will be fine.
Edited by ShiftedReality - 2/1/12 at 12:36pm
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really? whats the difference between the V2 and the original?
    
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LOL there is also a Corsair A70 on sale for 10 bucks!
    
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EDIT: I was thinking about the XFX Core Edition 750W at NCIX, its on sale and its 69.99 after MIR ( which i hate) so its like 94.99 at the counter, so that or its the Corsair TX750 V1
Edited by Pentium4 531 overclocker - 2/2/12 at 9:09pm
    
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The XFX Core Edition 750w is a very good PSU. Although it does cost more, it is the best choice of the 3 you have mentioned so far.
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post

really? whats the difference between the V2 and the original?

Everything is different between the two, other than wattage smile.gif Different manufacturer, different performance... like I said, everything.

As for the OCZ ZS 750W for $50, I think that's a great deal and I would jump on it if I were in the market.
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