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Wow, I guess I need 900+ rep in order to be taken seriously here :/
Chozart is the PSU master here...
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You canadians and americans not getting on with the same price system
    
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post #43 of 58
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox
Chozart is the PSU master here...
Err... not really

And boredom has good arguments. However, it's a little bit of comparing apples with oranges given the price difference between the GameXStream and the 750W Silverstone.

To Boredom, here on the forum, user experience is very important. I run my rig of an FSP Epsilon 700W (which, as yuo know, is identical to the GameXStream), and I have had not a single problem. As you see, my rig is quite demanding, and the FSP handles it with easy and the rails are rock solid at where they need to be (12.1V)

Yes, there are better PSUs now, for more money, and the Silverstone you mentioned, as well as the PC Power & Cooling 610W are two of them. However,. they are both relatively new on the market, and thus have not made their way into the list of recommended PSUs (ok, the PC P&C has...)


Niko: what do you mean? I linked him to a canadian website in my previous post.
    
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Well Thanks for the input but through NICX RMA proces i get instore credit (which sucks i no) I would like to buy that silverstone PSU but i cant. And Bordem I did take you seriously it is just that in all of my life i have never seen or herd of a ZIPPY psu not to mention every se any1 use 1 that is why I didnt really take it seriously. And since i cant get that Silverstone would that OCZ Modstream 520W be my next best buy becuase i have read many reviews on them and they were all above 8.5-9.9 out of 10 on the rateing. Thanks all for input

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post #45 of 58
Zippy is best known for their server PSUs, and also make good enthusiast PSUs. However, their products are a bit hard to find, and that's why you won't find many members here using it.

They are good, solid PSUs though and the 500W version is worth a look at least.
Here are the specs: http://www.zippyusa.com/P_product_de...code=HP2-6500P

The 520W ModStream is modular, but has a relatively low current on the 12V rails (28A total max load v. 32A for the Zippy). Thus, it leaves not too much headroom. Specs: http://www.ocztechnology.com/product...m_power_supply

Oh...another Silverstone, which gets my final recommendation:
Silverstone Element ST50EF-PLUS 500W
Specs here: http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-50ef-Plus.htm
    
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Not to contradict it or anything but wheres the on / off switch on it........ Oh btw thanks for informing em why i have never seen anyone with that psu
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The comparisons doesn't have to be between the gameXstream and the silverstone I posted, depending on how much load is put on the +3.3v and the +5v rails, a 520w Corsair would be a better buy than the 600w gameXstream or the 620w Corsair over the 700w gameXstream... if only I had the technical know-how of jonnyguru =(

Don't get the modstream, I personally hate mine, it may be quiet but the rails aren't exactly stable and the cables are hard to work with, that and there is only 312w outputted on the 12v rail.
    
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boredom: At least we agree on the Modstream

How about my final recommendation of that Silverstone?
Silverstone Element ST50EF-PLUS 500W
Specs here: http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-50ef-Plus.htm
    
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post #49 of 58
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Quote:
Originally Posted by boredom
The comparisons doesn't have to be between the gameXstream and the silverstone I posted, depending on how much load is put on the +3.3v and the +5v rails, a 520w Corsair would be a better buy than the 600w gameXstream or the 620w Corsair over the 700w gameXstream... if only I had the technical know-how of jonnyguru =(

Don't get the modstream, I personally hate mine, it may be quiet but the rails aren't exactly stable and the cables are hard to work with, that and there is only 312w outputted on the 12v rail.
How low does your 12V rail get on that thing i would like to no along with the 3.3v and the 5v please

Ohh didnt see chozarts post LOL ill take the silverstone over the modstream!!!!!! but if it undervolts so bad that i cant stay stable in windows ill hunt u down chozart....... jk ill just RMA it..... i hate psu's ATM
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You remember that G80 pictures thread? The guy who was test running the card was using a Zippy 600W. I think that they're more of an asian brand that hasn't made it over here yet.
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