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post #21 of 35
Im stoked with my Corsair HX-620. Cheap, modular, and looks pretty good too.
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post #22 of 35
so is the decathlon 750w good or is it mediocre?
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post #23 of 35
I have an Enermax and do not complain about anything. But they have a higher price tag then others. But you get what you pay for.
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post #24 of 35
Antec, Corsair, OCZ (depends on model), and Seasonic. I would make sure to not go for a PSU that is too low as you want to leave head room.
Edited by RoddimusPrime - 6/7/08 at 10:37pm
post #25 of 35
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Originally Posted by nafljhy View Post
so is the decathlon 750w good or is it mediocre?
Since I haven't seen an in depth review it's is hard to say for sure but somewhere between near perfect (DA 650) and not as good as we had hoped but still a respectable PSU (DA850).
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I have an Enermax and do not complain about anything. But they have a higher price tag then others. But you get what you pay for.
I tend not to recommend Enermax. Normally they are overpriced, and quality can be hit an miss. We have all heard of the the Liberty reliability issues and some of their higher end PSUs aren't the best like the Galaxy 850 (not a bad PSU, just not good value and nothing that makes the PSU stand out in a crowd of many). Also the Galaxy 1000 has some ripple issues on the 3.3V and 5V rail under certain (but not abnormal) conditions as seen here by jonnyGURU: http://jonnyguru.com/modules.php?nam...Story5&reid=15
Edited by shinji2k - 6/7/08 at 10:45pm
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post #26 of 35
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Quality and reliability is first, everything else comes after a group of PSUs with those characteristics have been narrowed down.
I agree, but there are not many manufacturers that have taken the time to market an 80Plus unit that have not been concerned with quality. Some (i.e. Logisys) but not many.
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post #27 of 35
Corsair = Seasonic. Seasonic has near perfect PSUs so either brand is good.
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post #28 of 35
I have a rosewill 950w in my desktop, runs great no problem. the only thing is, to fit it in a p180, you cant have that fan in the lower section. even then, its a squeeze to fit.
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post #29 of 35
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Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
there is only 1 brand for flawless PSUs .....''CORSAIR''

the rest of their products seem pretty sub standard... but their power supplies are exceptional....
They are good and so are their Seasonic counterparts, but PCP&C power supplies are notoriously the best that money can buy. Anyone who has worked with them will almost undoubtedly agree.

Put it this way, I work in a PC repair shop, so I see a LOT of power supplies come and go. I have never seen a burned out PCP&C power supply. Like baby pigeons, I'm not sure if they exist...
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post #30 of 35
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Originally Posted by GREENEMAC View Post
Corsair = Seasonic. Seasonic has near perfect PSUs so either brand is good.
Corsair = Seasonic and CWT.
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