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Have seasonic power supplies near you? Get them. The best power supplies without a doubt

No they're not.
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Screw you, it was my turn this time frown.gif

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Nah but x2 - gotta remember, Corsair + SeaSonic are not the end all and be all. In fact, some Corsair PSUs are actually pretty .. well .. crap.
Huntkey is dodgy.

Wonder if he can get Rosewill in his location.

@OP: Can you provide some places you are able to buy from?

 

lol :)

 

JKuhn said he will only be buying locally.

 

I forgot to post something. Whenever I see someone recommend SeaSonic and Corsair, I like to post this:

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/1177728/the-problem-with-a-single-psu-brand

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JKuhn said he will only be buying locally.

I forgot to post something. Whenever I see someone recommend SeaSonic and Corsair, I like to post this:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1177728/the-problem-with-a-single-psu-brand

JKuhn is the initials of a friend of mine here... crazy. Oops, missed where he said that.
Balls I forgot to post that too LOL But good. Everyone read. tongue.gif
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I just said Corsair and Sesonic cuz with them their is no picking the series for you...Like a Rosewill 1200W for $80? That's junk.... But ANY Corsair or Seasonic, heck a Cooler-master or rosewill is better then a Huntkey lol
 
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huntkey isn't all junk they have some good ones which bout 20% of what they produce

and this coming from a guy who had a huntkey destroy his 775 rig
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I just said Corsair and Sesonic cuz with them their is no picking the series for you...Like a Rosewill 1200W for $80? That's junk.... But ANY Corsair or Seasonic, heck a Cooler-master or rosewill is better then a Huntkey lol

 

Yes, but again: Corsair's PSUs like the CX430, CX500, CX600 and their new VS series ("Value Series"?) shouldn't be recommended most of the time because you can usually get a superior unit for about the same price. Not only that, but Corsair's PSUs are generally overpriced. I try to avoid recommending Corsair's PSUs these days if I can help it.

 

As for SeaSonic: I'm not 100% sure, but I think that there are some SeaSonic PSUs that aren't so great, but they're in the sub-400W range.

 

Not all of Rosewill's PSUs are bad. Some of them are top-of-the-line.

 

I apologize, but I just feel that it's critical to stress that one cannot go just by brand names when shopping for PSUs. That's almost like going by the 80+ Certification. This is why we have this list:

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies


Edited by TwoCables - 3/21/13 at 5:21am
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Have seasonic power supplies near you? Get them. The best power supplies without a doubt

Did you read the posts above?
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huntkey isn't all junk they have some good ones which bout 20% of what they produce

and this coming from a guy who had a huntkey destroy his 775 rig

Yep they do. This isn't one of them LOL.
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Yes, but again: Corsair's PSUs like the CX430, CX500, CX600 and their new VS series ("Value Series"?) shouldn't be recommended most of the time because you can usually get a superior unit for about the same price. Not only that, but Corsair's PSUs are generally overpriced. I try to avoid recommending Corsair's PSUs these days if I can help it.

As for SeaSonic: I'm not 100% sure, but I think that there are some SeaSonic PSUs that aren't so great, but they're in the sub-400W range.

Not all of Rosewill's PSUs are bad. Some of them are top-of-the-line.

I apologize, but I just feel that it's critical to stress that one cannot go just by brand names when shopping for PSUs. That's almost like going by the 80+ Certification. This is why we have this list:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1177728/the-problem-with-a-single-psu-brand

Did you mean to post the list and not that thread again?
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I just said Corsair and Sesonic cuz with them their is no picking the series for you...Like a Rosewill 1200W for $80? That's junk.... But ANY Corsair or Seasonic, heck a Cooler-master or rosewill is better then a Huntkey lol

Yes, but again: Corsair's PSUs like the CX430, CX500, CX600 and their new VS series ("Value Series"?) shouldn't be recommended most of the time because you can usually get a superior unit for about the same price. Not only that, but Corsair's PSUs are generally overpriced. I try to avoid recommending Corsair's PSUs these days if I can help it.

As for SeaSonic: I'm not 100% sure, but I think that there are some SeaSonic PSUs that aren't so great, but they're in the sub-400W range.

Not all of Rosewill's PSUs are bad. Some of them are top-of-the-line.

I apologize, but I just feel that it's critical to stress that one cannot go just by brand names when shopping for PSUs. That's almost like going by the 80+ Certification. This is why we have this list:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1177728/the-problem-with-a-single-psu-brand

I agree, but since the OP doesn't have Newegg options, then i was gonna throw out the Obvious good brands lol

What's wrong with a CX500? My Back-Up rig has one, 34A and all the Safety features, for only $30 Mint.
 
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Yes, this HuntKey unit is absolute garbage:

 

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Huntkey-Green-Star-450-W-LW-6450SG-Power-Supply-Review/527/9

 

 

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Yep they do. This isn't one of them LOL.
Did you mean to post the list and not that thread again?

 

I fixed it. Thank you!

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