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Poll Results: The Antec or Corsair

 
  • 41% (5)
    Antec EA 430w
  • 58% (7)
    Corsair VX 450w
12 Total Votes  
post #1 of 22
Thread Starter 
Hey, looking for a PSU that is around 400 Watts. All it will power is a 4 year old HP that has 2GB of DDR and a Radeon card that is nothing special. So this does not need to be expensive or fancy. However, I will need a PSU that has a 20+4 pin for the power to the motherboard and a 4pin for extra power to the CPU.

Looking for a hell of a deal!
post #2 of 22
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371006 $30 after MIR.
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hmm check this out and see how you like it http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139003 . good brand.. should be enough power and it is very efficient
post #4 of 22
Thread Starter 
Those are some nice power supplies... though the Corsair is more attractive, the earthWatts is more affordable and has free shipping.

Anyone like this one? I think the Antec is a better deal though.

thanks for the help... +reps
Edited by RoddimusPrime - 7/6/08 at 10:24pm
post #5 of 22
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Fixed the broken link, any thoughts are appreciated between that Antec and the Thermaltake.
post #6 of 22
The antec linked earlier is a very nice PSU thats where my money would go
    
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I'd personally take the Antec myself. Built a few different rigs now with the 500 watter, and they are all up and running perfectly fine still. I hear the Thermaltake cheaper PSU's aren't such good quality .
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post #9 of 22
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It is looking like that Antec, though I couldn't find who actually made either the Antec (earthwatts EA430) or Thermaltake (TR2 W0070RUC 430W)I had the link on.

Anyone know who makes either of those models?
post #10 of 22
Thread Starter 
Alright... I have it down to these two Power Supplies:

Antec Earthwatts EA 430w
. It is $30 after a $30 MIR.
Corsair VX 450w. It is $55 from $90.
Edited by RoddimusPrime - 7/7/08 at 5:47am
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