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Looking to see how much an OCZ Powerstream 520 would be. Full 24-pin/8-pin EPS compatible, with 1 PCI-E power connector. 1 single 12v rail. I have sleeved all the cables in black sleeving except the SATA connectors...Could never really figure out how they went together. Reason for getting rid of it? I want a Silverstone OP650 PSU.
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Bump?
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Originally Posted by Burn View Post
Bump?
Hmm, that's a tough one, stiff competition in that range, price and performance.
I'd say $80-$100 shipped, depends on how fast you wanna move it.
Why the OP750, have you looked at the DA650?
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http://www.overclock.net/sale/207959...eam-520-a.html It's up for sale. $90 before shipping.

Have since decided on an OP650. The DA650 scored so-so on Jonnyguru's test bench because of the modular design, and the OP650 did extremely well. Tight voltage regulation, etc. made it my choice of PSUs.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Burn View Post
http://www.overclock.net/sale/207959...eam-520-a.html It's up for sale. $90 before shipping.

Have since decided on an OP650. The DA650 scored so-so on Jonnyguru's test bench because of the modular design, and the OP650 did extremely well. Tight voltage regulation, etc. made it my choice of PSUs.
Do you have the JG review? I thought i remember it performed rather well.
I bought the DA650 and haven't installed it yet.
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Whoops, I'm sorry. The good review is for the OP650, while the DA850 did not score so well.

Regardless of how "good" it performs, you are going to lose performance at the modular connectors. I opted for the fixed version for higher performance. I can also hide my cables very well.

But back on topic: Someone buy this PSU!
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