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post #621 of 6753
Tator Tot, All I have to say is thank you for the review links, and suggestions, I picked up my Antec CP-850, and I couldn't be happier, and like the review said, it almost ran me over when I pulled it out of the box...
     
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post #622 of 6753
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
The ModXStream Pro 700w is not a bad unit per-say. Though it's not a great unit either.
[H]ard|OCP's review of it is pretty consistent with this though.

The unit can output was it says on the label, keep ripple & noise levels down. And voltage primarily stable for the most part. Though nothing is phenomenal. And it doesn't have a whole lot of "value" to it.

The biggest problem is the ModXStream Pro 700w is not a 700w PSU. It can only output about 550w's on the 12v rail. Which is where most of your system draws it's energy from.

At best you could call it a 600w PSU. And that's some serious over-rating being done.

For the money, their is most likely a better unit out there.

EDIT: Where do you like to shop, I can probably name a better unit or two for you.
I shop at Alternate.be, but it's a dutch site. I guess you can translate the site as a whole with google. [Power supply = Voeding]
LINK: http://www.alternate.be/html/highlig...&l1=Voedingen&

tot 400 -> Till 400
Tot 600 -> till 600
Meer dan -> more than
post #623 of 6753
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Originally Posted by Analog View Post
I shop at Alternate.be, but it's a dutch site. I guess you can translate the site as a whole with google. [Power supply = Voeding]
LINK: http://www.alternate.be/html/highlig...&l1=Voedingen&

tot 400 -> Till 400
Tot 600 -> till 600
Meer dan -> more than
man i love being almost dutch

this all i can really find there worth mentioning

http://www.alternate.be/html/product...r+dan+600+Watt
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post #624 of 6753
They've got a nice selection, but it looks like you get what you pay for. Can you spare the additional 30 to 40 euros?
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They've got a nice selection, but it looks like you get what you pay for. Can you spare the additional 30 to 40 euros?
http://www.alternate.be/html/product...&l2=Toebehoren
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post #626 of 6753
I sorta assumed he needed modular, but if not then that's a great choice
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post #627 of 6753
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Originally Posted by Analog View Post
I shop at Alternate.be, but it's a dutch site. I guess you can translate the site as a whole with google. [Power supply = Voeding]
LINK: http://www.alternate.be/html/highlig...&l1=Voedingen&

tot 400 -> Till 400
Tot 600 -> till 600
Meer dan -> more than
Price wise, the Corsair TX650 comes with 50 more watts on the 12v rail, and is a much better performing unit.
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post #628 of 6753
I guess I'll get the TX650, Modular would be a nice bonus, but I'm not paying an extra €30-40 just to get it.
post #629 of 6753
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I guess I'll get the TX650, Modular would be a nice bonus, but I'm not paying an extra €30-40 just to get it.
Yeah the prices are a bit steep. And the TX650 is a much better unit anyways.

Performance > Looks.

And the TX650 isn't terrible in the number of cables, and it's pretty easy to hide depending on the case you have.
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post #630 of 6753
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Yeah the prices are a bit steep. And the TX650 is a much better unit anyways.

Performance > Looks.

And the TX650 isn't terrible in the number of cables, and it's pretty easy to hide depending on the case you have.
Currently I have a CM690 II advanced, but I'm thinking about buying one of the HAF series and use the 690 for my Dad's PC.
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