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post #1 of 10
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I'm torn between these 3 models (listed in order of preference):

PC Power & Cooling S75QB 750W: $150

CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W: $130

Antec TPQ-850 850W : $150

My limit is $175 shipped. Any thoughts on these, like which one to choose or any other recommendations?

Thanks everyone!
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post #2 of 10
Out of those 3, jonnyguru gives the Antec the best rating.
The only flaw being..
Quote:
Not efficient at loads < 200watts
Review
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post #3 of 10
I'll with the PC Power&C 750. It's a solid psu.
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post #4 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Out of those 3, jonnyguru gives the Antec the best rating.
The only flaw being..
Review

Grunion, would that really be a problem for gaming PCs (I am by no means a PSU guru...yet...)? The PSU is going to power a Rampage Formula, a 9800GTX, and a handful of fans/drives.
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post #5 of 10
I like them all! >_<
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
Grunion, would that really be a problem for gaming PCs (I am by no means a PSU guru...yet...)? The PSU is going to power a Rampage Formula, a 9800GTX, and a handful of fans/drives.
Oh

Why not get the 520HX?
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post #7 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Oh

Why not get the 520HX?
I recommended the a good 550w PSU, but it isnt going into my machine. It is replacing an OCZ gamer 850w PSU, so thats the same wattage PSU he want. I tried to convince him a 650w was enough, but I got him to settle on a 750w PSU.
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post #8 of 10
Heh, I like them all. The Antec is a pretty good deal ATM and is semi-modular. Since the Corsair is the same price with a smaller rebate, I would pass over the Silencer since it is no better than the Corsair. You can also find the Corsair for $99 shipped after a $10 MIR here: http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-tx-7...206178325.html. I know he was willing to go up to $175 but you can get a lot of PSU for $100. I also had a look for a modular 750W for comparison and they all ended up at ~$150 shipped so you might as well get the Antec if he wanted modular.
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by shinji2k View Post
Heh, I like them all. The Antec is a pretty good deal ATM and is semi-modular. Since the Corsair is the same price with a smaller rebate, I would pass over the Silencer since it is no better than the Corsair. You can also find the Corsair for $99 shipped after a $10 MIR here: http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-tx-7...206178325.html. I know he was willing to go up to $175 but you can get a lot of PSU for $100. I also had a look for a modular 750W for comparison and they all ended up at ~$150 shipped so you might as well get the Antec if he wanted modular.

Thats exactly what I ended up doing. I googled for all three and saw the Corsair at Buy.com. I opted for 2nd day shipping for only $5 too.
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post #10 of 10
Not a bad price, I got it off Newegg for the same price .
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