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post #1 of 23
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Trying to decide on which power supply to go with for my SLI system


SeaSonic S12-500 ATX12V 500W $130
or
Antec TRUEPOWERII TPII-550 ATX12V 550W $90


I thought I read that the Antec won't hold up?

Will SeaSonic, and is 500W enough power?

post #2 of 23
Are you having 2 7900GTs? If so, I'd go for the 600W Seasonic as you might struggle with the 500W version.
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post #3 of 23
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Thanks Ste,

SeaSonic S12-600 ATX12V 600W $160

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151025

Is it truly worth spending the extra, or is there a cheaper one that is just as good?
post #4 of 23
For $118 you can get the Antec neo 550HE


It has 3x12 volt rails. 54amps Thats not to little for you is it
    
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post #5 of 23
Both SeaSonics are good but for your rig I would go with the S12-600 its a great PSU
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post #6 of 23
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The price is great Spooked but the reviews aren't very good. I want to get it right the first time but was hoping there was a unit as good as the SeaSonic for less.
post #7 of 23
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104014
Fortron 600W, $140. The 700W is $30 more.
post #8 of 23
The seasonic is the one for you I cant tell you form pure experience but i have read a few reviews on the seasonic and its a winner..More stable aswel i have heard.
post #9 of 23
The s12-600 is the BOMB PSU. I have one, and it's so stable it's ridiculous! Go for it man...you won't be disappointed.
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post #10 of 23
You'll spend a grand on your video cards but you wont shell out 160$ for a psu...

When you building a monster rig like that never skimp on the PSU, you will regret it
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