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post #1 of 24
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Well I'm curious which PSU i should get for my rig, there both 150 however one is 620W and the other is 850 why is the antec the same price but much more power?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139002

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371009
post #2 of 24
Corsair just because everyone that uses one raves about just how great they are and they are pretty much the people to go for a PSU at the moment.
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The Antec isn't as bad as people might think. TR did a review of ~850w psus a few months ago and it was actually quite good.
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post #5 of 24
go for the corsair, if you could wait a little the 750w version is usually around 90-100 after rebate on newegg once in a while.

Solid PSU and very quiet
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post #6 of 24
The antec 850 and 1000 watter's are great PSU's. Corsair also makes great PSU's. Personally, for the same price I would go for the Antec.
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post #7 of 24
Antec make just as good PSUs as Corsair...
The Corsair PSU is just MORE modular (6 pin as well) then the Antec, and comes with accessories, etc.
I would definitely buy the Antec in this case.

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post #8 of 24
I've owned three Corsairs (all VX series) and four Antecs (three earthwatts, one true power trio). All of my Corsairs have worked flawlessly, and two of my four Antecs have died (one earthwatts and the truepower trio). I'd vote Corsair from my own experience, but the Antec and Corsair you're comparing are different makes than the ones I've owned.
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One more vote for Corsair!
    
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post #10 of 24
Corsair as well although the corsair TX750w is a better deal than the HX620 (its cheaper/higher wattage). Of course its not modular or made by seasonic (the TX750 is made by CWT).

Antec builds solid power supplies but if you compare the many internet reviews, the corsairs as a rule come out as best of class.
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