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Not sure what happened to my last post but it dissappeared.

Anyway my current Hiper PSU modular unit went pop and im in market for new psu. Current system aint very demanding. Overclocked Core 2 Duo with a mid range gpu and 3 hds.

I would prefer new psu to be modular or semi modular, a max price of £70-£80
and be future proof (next rig planned Q2 2013) for running a high end processor with mid range gpu and possible sat card. 3 Hard drives too.

Looking for something silentish and smallish, as my next case will be most probably a bitfenix prodigy. But this is not definate....if i need to go big then so be it.

I have heard bad things about some of the bigger name suppliers offering a warranty but when it comes time to claim, then they make you ship to overseas for RMA. So preferably someone with uk based warranty process.

Hope that is enough for some advice form the experts.
post #2 of 5
MK-III Silencer 500 watt PSU for 66

A great PSU that can handle your rig (& a high-end GPU and an X79 platform), its from this list:
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies
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^Very good suggestion.
post #4 of 5
Novatech's own Powerstations are excellent modular PSUs, I've used the 600W one for ages and it's fantastic, basically silent, high efficiency and good length cables.
£65 for a 750W psu that's just as good as any other branded one, you can't go wrong

http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/powersupplies/nov-psb750.html

Edit: Just read the bit about warranty;
Novatech have excellent customer care and they are based in Portsmouth, RMA's are very easy as they will do it for you should anything go wrong
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