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post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Sumbeam NUUO 550W
OCZ Powerstream 520W

Which of the 2 are better/last longer/give better oc?

I've been looking around and the Nuuo sounded good for a while and then I read that the Powerstream 520 could handle 600 continuous.

Thanks.
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post #2 of 8
Powerstream for sure.
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post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 
So the 550 and 520 rating don't really matter in this case then I'm guesing.
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post #4 of 8
I'd take the powerstream. It's a great PSU. I dono which one's better, but everyone at DFI-Street swears by them.
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post #5 of 8
not really, the +12V RAIL amperatge rating matters a little more than just wattage ratings.
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post #6 of 8
I love mine. Especially since it has the adjustable POTS on the rear for voltages.
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post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
Alright thanks I'm going to get the Powerstream then.
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post #8 of 8
Yea, I would go for the powerstream, not just becuase I have one, but because (as Evolutionsentra said) you can adjust your voltages.
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