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Which power supply?

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
Right... It's time to replace my friend's dead Cooler Master PSU... Here are the specs to begin:
i7 930
Sabertooth X58
6GB RAM
ASUS GTX580 DCII
1TB HDD
Intel X-25M SSD
Then I found those PSUs.... and which one is the best...?
1. Rosewill Capstone 550W (not sure if this one is the modular version-need to inquire my seller)
2. Seasonic M12II 620W
3. Seasonic G-550 PSU

All of them are retailing at the same price.... but couldn't decide which one the best.
Any ideas?
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post #2 of 10
Capstone or G 550
post #3 of 10
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Any reason why you go for this?
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post #4 of 10
They are both (far) superior to the M12II 620.
post #5 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Original Sin View Post

They are both (far) superior to the M12II 620.
Is it the quality of the components used? redface.gif
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post #6 of 10
Is the design topology, components, electrical performance, efficiency, etc...
post #7 of 10
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One of my stores carries a Corsair VX550 for half the price of the PSU I've listed.... Should I go for this instead?
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Cheap Sammy Cheapy Seasonic G550 TJ08-E 
Mouse
Logitech G502  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium E5200 DG41WV Integrated 4GB DDR3 
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post #8 of 10
Nope. wink.gif
post #9 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Original Sin View Post

Nope. wink.gif
So... I'd get the Seasonic G one then. biggrin.gif:thumb:
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Cheap Sammy Cheapy Seasonic G550 TJ08-E 
Mouse
Logitech G502  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium E5200 DG41WV Integrated 4GB DDR3 
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WD Blue 500GB Stock Windows 10 Pro Plasma  
PowerCaseAudio
Generic Cheapy Panasonic  
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HTPC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K ASRock Z77 Pro4-M HD 7950 Vapor-X 8GB 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
Caviar Blue 1TB Hyper 212 Evo Windows 7 Ultimate Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Cheap Sammy Cheapy Seasonic G550 TJ08-E 
Mouse
Logitech G502  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium E5200 DG41WV Integrated 4GB DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
WD Blue 500GB Stock Windows 10 Pro Plasma  
PowerCaseAudio
Generic Cheapy Panasonic  
  hide details  
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post #10 of 10
Good choice. smile.gif
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