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Yeah I don't think there's anything very good under £55, and looking at a Silverstone Strider 600W for £56 new.
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post #32 of 40
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Yeah I don't think there's anything very good under £55, and looking at a Silverstone Strider 600W for £56 new.
Thats a pretty good PSU for around that kind of money
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Get a Seasonic SSR-550(G-550). I have the G-650 (650W variant) and it's amazing - 54amps on the single 12v rail,648w continious power.The specs for the 550W version - 45 amps on the 12V single rail and a total of 540W .It would be plenty!
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post #34 of 40
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Don't think I can get that here.
What about a choice between 600W Silverstone Strider SST-ST60F-ES, or 600W ThermalTake TR-600 ?
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Don't think I can get that here.
What about a choice between 600W Silverstone Strider SST-ST60F-ES, or 600W ThermalTake TR-600 ?
If its a P model TR-2 its alright if its a NON P model smash it with a hammer and light it on fire
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post #36 of 40
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Well, my will broke and I spent some money on a Silverstone strider SST.

http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=294&area=en
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All of these posts regarding "make sure you have enough amps" are pretty much pointless. Reason being is that unless you are buying a pretty old PSU made, for exmaple, Pentium 3 systems and such you really don't need to worry about it. All decent modern PSU's are made with around 90% or more of its power available on the 12v rail(s) because that is what the most power hungry and generally the majority of components use. So again, unless you're buying something with a dated topology (be it old or something crappy being sold as new) then you have nothing to worry about in terms of amperage when looking at the amount of power a PSU will put out. A decent 600 watt PSU will provide close to or at 600 watts in amps on the 12v, for instance.
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post #39 of 40
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Originally Posted by dogbiscuit View Post

Well, my will broke and I spent some money on a Silverstone strider SST.

http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=294&area=en

That one? its pretty old hope you did not get ripped off
Edited by shilka - 4/5/13 at 11:30am
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Using it now - nothing went bang when I switched on, seems pretty quiet, just tried Metro 2033 xfire, so far so good.
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