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I'll reiterate the Rosewill CAPSTONE 550-M which is currently $72 shipped when using promo code EMCXRXL27.

That quite literally is your best choice in that wattage and price range, and there's no MIR hoops to jump through.

That's the one I am currently looking at. Any good PSUs from Corsair? Also I will be upgrading my GPU to a GTX 760/770 or HD8970 when they are released.
Edited by bluedevil - 5/14/13 at 8:21am
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post #12 of 28
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That's the one I am currently looking at. Any good PSUs from Corsair?

Not anything worth touching in that price range compare to the Capstone
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post #13 of 28
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That's the one I am currently looking at. Any good PSUs from Corsair? Also I will be upgrading my GPU to a GTX 760/770 or HD8970 when they are released.

The best Corsair I could find in the sub-$75 range is the TX650 V2, which is $70 after a $20 MIR. It's decent enough, but pales in comparison to the Capstone.

Regardless, even a 550w PSU is more than sufficient for any single-GPU card in either this or the upcoming generation of video cards from either company...
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post #15 of 28
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I think I might have to do the 550-m.
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post #16 of 28
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Just ran a psu calculater with 50% aging..I need a 510w....just over the edge, that's the issue. Funny thing is, if I run at stock speeds I am completely stable.
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post #17 of 28
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Just ran a psu calculater with 50% aging..I need a 510w....just over the edge, that's the issue. Funny thing is, if I run at stock speeds I am completely stable.

One major problem is that the capacitors on your current unit are from CapXon, a company notorious for their poor quality.
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post #18 of 28
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How is the HIVE-550? Looks like a great deal at $69.99 + 20% off.
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post #19 of 28
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How is the HIVE-550? Looks like a great deal at $69.99 + 20% off.

OEM for that is Sirtec same guys that makes some of the OCZ units

HIVE Reviews

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5674/rosewill-hive-550w/1
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Rosewill-HIVE-650-W-Power-Supply-Review/1460
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