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post #11 of 31
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Corsair 520HX
$79.99 AR, Free Ship.
Modular.

http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-520w...203270716.html
I highly recommend this PSU, as well.

Grunion's running a Q6600 @ 3.2GHz and a 3870X2 with that PSU.
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post #12 of 31
I have that psu Antec NeoPower 550 in my older rig and it's still kicking strong for 1.5 yrs. And I brought it used from someone here.
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post #13 of 31
520 HX FTW I love mine been running the heck out of it for over a year and it has been flawless.
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post #14 of 31
Yea if you can swing that Corsair HX520 it is a great psu. Seasonic is the manufacturer for it iirc, someone correct me if I'm wrong. It's all about having quality caps inside the psu. I love the bag for the cables also, nice touch.

Haven't used the Antec so not sure of it's build quality or anything. So I'm not saying it's bad, I just have experience with the Corsair.
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post #15 of 31
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It was hard enough to stress that extra twenty for mom! She will not give me another ten.
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post #17 of 31
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It was hard enough to stress that extra twenty for mom! She will not give me another ten.
You have a week left until you're going to purchase. Ask for more lunch money? I did that.
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post #18 of 31
The corsair TX650w is rated for 52A & 624w on the single +12v rail, whereas the Antec is rated for ~42A & 504w on its 3 pseudo +12v rails.
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post #19 of 31
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Originally Posted by EmerilLIVE View Post
The corsair TX650w is rated for 52A & 624w on the single +12v rail, whereas the Antec is rated for ~42A & 504w on its 3 pseudo +12v rails.
18*3=54

As for the wattage itself my friend has the 500w and it's a continuous 500w. So... why wouldn't the 550w?
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post #20 of 31
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post
18*3=54

As for the wattage itself my friend has the 500w and it's a continuous 500w. So... why wouldn't the 550w?

It doesn't work like that. The 18A per rail is the max that each rail can handle, it doesn't mean that there is 18A available on each rail at once.
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