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Hi All,

My PC Config is in my signature. I need a new PSU as my current PSU UMAX 600 watts cables are not long enough for main power socket and the 8 pin connector for EPU (there is no 8 pin connector cable) and have only 1, 6 pin connector and 1, 4 pin connector, so cannot connect graphics card GTX 660.

Following PSU's are in my budget. if there are any other PSU's are in that price range, please do let me know.

  1. Cooler Master Thunder 600W
  2. Corsair 600W Builder Series CX600
  3. ZEBRONICS - 600W
  4. iBall High-End Black Sprinter 600
  5. Cool Power Performance CP P600 600W
  6. SEASONIC ECO SERIES 600W

Waiting for some positive feedbacks.

Regards,
Sam
post #2 of 64
Seasonic Eco series is your best bet, you can also get corsair.. Stay away from crappy Zebronics and iball supplies they will blow up supplying half of what they advertise..
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post #3 of 64
First do you need 600 watts?

If you only have a single video card and its not a high end card you could do with 500 watts

Also the Fractal Design Newton R3 has a 600 watts model which is very good but its not really cheap

http://www.overclock.net/t/1391520/fractal-design-power-supplies-information-thread

Only the Corsair CX is worth touching the Seasonic i dont know about

All the others stay away from them
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post #4 of 64
If you're sticking only to the ones listed the Seasonic will be superior in everyway (except price).

Only other one I would perhaps touch is the CX series everything else in that list reeks of bad OEM
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post #5 of 64
if you are only going to use 200-240 VAC then the seasonic is fine. though i am curious why someone is selling an OEM unit

the corsair is another good unit.
Edited by looniam - 5/18/13 at 11:25am
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post #6 of 64
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thanks for the reply guys.

i was hoping to do an SLI with GTX 660 one day (may be after 6 to 8 months). I do want to overclock to 4.5 ghz and i want to run 4 120mm fans and 1 200mm fan, so was hoping 600w would be fine as GTX 660 would not draw too much power.

so its Seasonic Or Corsair, hope both are having lengthy cables. cabinet is kinda big.
post #7 of 64
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Originally Posted by sam01sam View Post

thanks for the reply guys.

i was hoping to do an SLI with GTX 660 one day (may be after 6 to 8 months). I do want to overclock to 4.5 ghz and i want to run 4 120mm fans and 1 200mm fan, so was hoping 600w would be fine as GTX 660 would not draw too much power.

so its Seasonic Or Corsair, hope both are having lengthy cables. cabinet is kinda big.

600 watts is enough for GTX 660 SLI

Do you have other options then just those you listed or is that all you have money for?
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post #8 of 64
As stated, if you are restricted to the PSU's on that list, I think I'd be leaning towards the CX600. They seem to be "ok" lower end enthusiast units.

They are $60 at Newegg right now, so if thats the budget your on, I'm not sure you could do much better in 600W PSU's.

I got my M12II 620 for $60 used, they are $90 new.
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post #9 of 64
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

600 watts is enough for GTX 660 SLI

Do you have other options then just those you listed or is that all you have money for?


i can go a bit higher, but not too much, wat are my other options ? can u suggest any other PSU's.
post #10 of 64
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Originally Posted by sam01sam View Post

i can go a bit higher, but not too much, wat are my other options ? can u suggest any other PSU's.

Yes but the price is much higher

You could try and find a good deal on one from the list
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies
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