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post #1 of 14
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I don't remember a psu this good being 120$


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139009


Should I buy it? I need a new PSU to last me a long time, my OCZ is on its last legs, 6 years old and starting to make very odd noises.

I know nothing of PSU's because the last time I bought one was 6 years ago


Also, how is the noise of this power supply? My current one is VERY noisy, I turned ALL my fans off and my computer still sounded like a vacuum (psu fan only one on)
post #2 of 14
IT's not bad but it's slightly outdated now.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...58&Tpk=ST85F-P While this costs about 20$ more, it's more efficient, it's got better ripple control and voltage regulation. none the less the tx850 is a good unit though.
But what will you be running in your rig, if it's the one in your signature. A 550w psu will do fine.
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just got me one a little while ago for around the same price. nice psu
    
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IT's not bad but it's slightly outdated now.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...58&Tpk=ST85F-P While this costs about 20$ more, it's more efficient, it's got better ripple control and voltage regulation. none the less the tx850 is a good unit though.
But what will you be running in your rig, if it's the one in your signature. A 550w psu will do fine.
How is a PSU outdated? if it has the amps/pluggs it needs how?
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How is a PSU outdated? if it has the amps/pluggs it needs how?
In terms of efficiency, ripple control, and voltage regulation.
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All of Corsair's PSUs on the site seem to have had their prices dropped. Preparing for the AX series, maybe?
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How is a PSU outdated? if it has the amps/pluggs it needs how?
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In terms of efficiency, ripple control, and voltage regulation.
Bingo. There's better stuff out there for the money.
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Deals come and go. Just over two years ago I bought a 750TX for around $80.
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All of Corsair's PSUs on the site seem to have had their prices dropped. Preparing for the AX series, maybe?
    
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post #10 of 14
Yep, with the AX series coming out, Corsair has finally admitted that the older TX/HX series are not up to current standards for ripple and stability (while still being in the top league, they are nowhere near the top like they used to be.)
It's a good unit still, and better than an OCZ or other mid-league brands. But the modular silverstone looks like an even better unit for only $20 more.
    
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