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post #21 of 30
JonnyGuru, arguably the best PSU reviewer out there although he's since retired from testing.

If you read his reviews, he gave the Corsair 520 a 9/10 for performance, the Corsair vx series a 9.5/10 and the Silencer 750 (should be comparable to the 610) a 8.5/10.
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oh jonnyguru.com?
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post #23 of 30
jonnyGuru in a member here and is a authority on PSU's.I think he is working for BFG's PSU division now.Here is his site which is great for info and reviews.

http://www.jonnyguru.com/
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post #24 of 30
If you dont need modular you can pick up a corsair 550w for 99.99 at the egg!
    
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Flip a coin haha.
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post #26 of 30
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I'll be going with Corsair 520hx Found a very good deal as compared to newegg
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post #27 of 30
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Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
Oh. So single rail is better then triple rail?
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Really? I was told on some other forums that single rails are the best.
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LOL ***? triple rail is always better then single rail (duh) but it isn't just about the triple single double quad watever..... It has a lot more stuff then just that.
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BTW, both have a single rail. Disregard the corsair claim of multi-rails. Ask Mr. Guru
Guess we have to do this every week.

Single vs. multiple +12V rail? Neither is really better than the other these days. Both do the same thing in the end. Should be the least of concern when picking out a PSU.

That said, the Corsair is one +12V rail anyways. The label is wrong because Seasonic lied to Corsair about how multiple +12V rails work.

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Think I'll go with PC Power and Cooling. From what I've read its better quality. Just doesnt have the modular cables.
It's really not. They're both based on the Seasonic M12. If anything, the Corsair is a little better as it has some Japanese capacitors in it. Also, the 120MM fan is quieter than the Silencer's 80MM fan. Add to that the fact that the Corsair is modular and you've got a pretty sweet PSU if the 520W is enough for your rig (which if you're doing ANY non-SLI machine it probably is plenty).
post #28 of 30
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Guess we have to do this every week.
I try to help but nobody listens to me . Although, why should they? I'm just some guy on the internet .
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I'm just some guy on the internet .
Right. You can't believe anyone on the Internets.
post #30 of 30
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Guess we have to do this every week.

Single vs. multiple +12V rail? Neither is really better than the other these days. Both do the same thing in the end. Should be the least of concern when picking out a PSU.

That said, the Corsair is one +12V rail anyways. The label is wrong because Seasonic lied to Corsair about how multiple +12V rails work.



It's really not. They're both based on the Seasonic M12. If anything, the Corsair is a little better as it has some Japanese capacitors in it. Also, the 120MM fan is quieter than the Silencer's 80MM fan. Add to that the fact that the Corsair is modular and you've got a pretty sweet PSU if the 520W is enough for your rig (which if you're doing ANY non-SLI machine it probably is plenty).
thanks man. I went with the 620hx found a deal for 110 dollars
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