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$60 Durable PSU offa newegg? (I have 2 ideas)

post #1 of 18
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Blegh, need a PSU for my first rig!

1. Durable
2. Do not need high wattage, just something very nice
3. around $60 on newegg.


So far I've looked through the list and I"ve seen

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371007

and

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151040

I would appreciate all comments and suggestions.

and like Marin, I give out rep like candy
post #2 of 18
They both are good.
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post #3 of 18
Both are excellent. the VX450 is another choice too.
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post #4 of 18
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182017


I use this power supply its so neat. You can change the fan speed and tone of the color with a switch. never had a problem running my sig rig.
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post #5 of 18
Both good, but I'd go with the Antec, personally.
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post #6 of 18
Both of the PSU's listed are the same thing.
  1. Antec buys most of their PSUs from SeaSonic and rebrands them.
  2. They look identical if you ignore the labels.
  3. They are rated exactly the same.
So just get the Antec, because it's cheaper.

But personally, I'd just get this Silverstone PSU, unless you need an 8-Pin motherboard connector.

It's rated higher than both of the PSUs you listed, and its only $46.99.
Edited by mrtn400 - 7/8/08 at 3:25pm
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by flag182 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182017


I use this power supply its so neat. You can change the fan speed and tone of the color with a switch. never had a problem running my sig rig.
Um...Rosewill PSUs are known to be some of the worst out there, and that one is 550w and not SLI certified. That says something about the quality right there.
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post #8 of 18
Been using mine for 6 months have another one in 2nd rig for about 2 years now, never had a problem.
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post #9 of 18
RoseWill actually makes a decent PSU I had a 480W running in my old rig far about a year and know its powering a 8600 sli rig. It worked ok and was quiet.

For the price its ok but you can do better is what im trying to say
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by flag182 View Post
Been using mine for 6 months have another one in 2nd rig for about 2 years now, never had a problem.
Yeah, that could be, but you could be lucky, and are you even running them near maximum capacity? Of course any old PSU 500w or 600w will power a rig that only is drawing 250w, it's when you get close to it's maximum output is when low end PSUs start giving out.
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