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Never put your PSU as the guy who gets cut to fit the budget!
Please list your other components, I bet we can trim some fat elsewhere...
I doubt you'll get a TX/HX or AX Corsair PSU for $70!

This! A poor PSU will ruin your day really fast. Getting a quality PSU is worth slimming down the amount of storage, or getting slightly cheaper fans, or forgoing a factory-overclocked (in favor of a stock) GPU.

Also, power requirements will depend on how much you overclock. What sort of cooling are you using?
post #12 of 26
Hold on now guys he isn't planning on buying a linksys unit or anything. That neoeco will power this system with ease.
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post #13 of 26
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Hold on now guys he isn't planning on buying a linksys unit or anything. That neoeco will power this system with ease.

Yes it will indeed.
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I am not cheaping out - I am for sure buying a good unit. Corsair and Antec make quality PSU's. It's not like i'm asking about buying a RAIDMAX or DiabloTek PSU.



How would a CX600 stack up against a 520 NEO? I had a 500W Earthwatts running my i7 920 and 5850 back in 2010.
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That PSU looks like it can handle the job.
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post #17 of 26
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I am not cheaping out - I am for sure buying a good unit. Corsair and Antec make quality PSU's. It's not like i'm asking about buying a RAIDMAX or DiabloTek PSU.
How would a CX600 stack up against a 520 NEO? I had a 500W Earthwatts running my i7 920 and 5850 back in 2010.

Personally I am not a fan of any of the CX line from Corsair smile.gif
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post #18 of 26
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Originally Posted by tompsonn View Post

Personally I am not a fan of any of the CX line from Corsair smile.gif

Do they lack quality? How bad? Does it truly supply 600W or near 600W? Does the Antec supply more power after all is said and done?


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153126&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL092812&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL092812-_-EMC-092812-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17153126-L016D


Hows ^ that PSU? I can get it for $60 right now.


OR THIS

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371016&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL092812&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL092812-_-EMC-092812-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17371016-L019D
Edited by M3T4LM4N222 - 9/28/12 at 8:34am
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post #19 of 26
CX has a relatively low +12V rating. It's acceptable on the CX430, but the CX500 and CX600, I usually end up treating them as 450W and 520W PSUs respectively.
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Do they lack quality? How bad? Does it truly supply 600W or near 600W? Does the Antec supply more power after all is said and done?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153126&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL092812&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL092812-_-EMC-092812-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17153126-L016D
Hows ^ that PSU? I can get it for $60 right now.
OR THIS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371016&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL092812&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL092812-_-EMC-092812-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17371016-L019D
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post

CX has a relatively low +12V rating. It's acceptable on the CX430, but the CX500 and CX600, I usually end up treating them as 450W and 520W PSUs respectively.

Ah good to hear from you on the subject thumb.gif

Personally I'd take the NeoEco over the cx line

That BP550+ is OLD (see my sig rig!) still trucking along in my rig years later, but really not worth buying now.

The RG630 would work

Or the ZT 550w
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