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seasonic s12ii 620w or corsair tx650w

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Thread Starter 
i have a choice b/w seasonic s12ii 620w and a corsair 650tx. my rig is

quad core q6600
asus p5wdh deluxe
ddr2 6gb
3 sata hdd - 1xseagate 500gb, 1xWD 1tb caviar black and 1xseagate 160gb
buying 6850 or 5870 depending on availability. presently 9600gt
dvd-rom
6 led fans.

will oc the proc most probably. will also add h50 corsair cooler in future

any others in that range. locally available are corsair, antec, seasonic, coolermaster
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post #2 of 12
Try the Antec TruePower New. Then the S12II, then the TX.
post #3 of 12
I'd go with the Corsair. Both are great PSUs but the Corsair provides slightly more juice and has a mail in rebate that makes it marginally cheaper.
post #4 of 12
Thread Starter 
but the tx has very high ripple rating as per jonnyguru..
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post #5 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;11702566 
Try the Antec TruePower New. Then the S12II, then the TX.

I'd listen to Phaedrus over anyone else on this forum when it comes to power supplies...
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60GB OCZ Vertex 3 60GB OCZ Vertex 3 2x 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black (RAID 0) XSPC Rasa RX360 (CPU) 
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Windows 8 x64 Professional ArchLinux x64 Dell UltraSharp U2312HM Das S Professional 
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Seasonic X650 Coolermaster HAF X Razer Naga Asus Xonar Essence STX 
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60GB OCZ Vertex 3 60GB OCZ Vertex 3 2x 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black (RAID 0) XSPC Rasa RX360 (CPU) 
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Windows 8 x64 Professional ArchLinux x64 Dell UltraSharp U2312HM Das S Professional 
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Seasonic X650 Coolermaster HAF X Razer Naga Asus Xonar Essence STX 
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post #6 of 12
Thread Starter 
thanks man. the truepower is in short supply here. may take another two weeks or more to come. how bout eartwatts 650
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post #7 of 12
More on Antec here.
He talks about the Earthwatts smile.gif

I can't really tell you what to get, as I know nearly nothing about PSUs. But you would do well to read all of Phaedrus' PSU articles, which can be found here (another link can also be found in his sig).
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k @ 3.7GHz Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4 EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB G.SKILL Ripjaws 16GB 4x4GB 2133MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
60GB OCZ Vertex 3 60GB OCZ Vertex 3 2x 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black (RAID 0) XSPC Rasa RX360 (CPU) 
OSOSMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 x64 Professional ArchLinux x64 Dell UltraSharp U2312HM Das S Professional 
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Something slow and mobile No idea The best Leaking 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k @ 3.7GHz Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4 EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB G.SKILL Ripjaws 16GB 4x4GB 2133MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
60GB OCZ Vertex 3 60GB OCZ Vertex 3 2x 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black (RAID 0) XSPC Rasa RX360 (CPU) 
OSOSMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 x64 Professional ArchLinux x64 Dell UltraSharp U2312HM Das S Professional 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Seasonic X650 Coolermaster HAF X Razer Naga Asus Xonar Essence STX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Something slow and mobile No idea The best Leaking 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Not nearly enough for my CP It's removable! Linux - ta best!!!1!!! Bigger than yours 
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post #8 of 12
dont bother with the Corsair TX650, crappy ripple supression, go with what phaedrus says, so the antec PSU of that Seasonic one you were thinkin about..
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Corsair V128 + WD Green 1TB Seagate.12 1TB LG DVD Burner Sata Windows 7 Ultimate Gamer Edition 2* ASUS VH242H 
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Logitech G15 PC Power and Cooling Silencer 750W Corsair 650D Razor DeathAdder 
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post #9 of 12
The TX650 doesn't have crappy ripple suppression. The TX750 has mediocre ripple suppresion; the TX650 is based on the SeaSonic S12 platform and has ripple under half of spec.

The SeaSonic X650 is probably the best on the market, followed by the Antec TruePower New 650W, then a tie between the HX650 and S12II/M12II 620W, then the TX650 and HX620, then the XFX XXX 650W, then the Antec Earthwatts EA650.

I use the Earthwatts EA650 and EA750 as my definition of "average" for those wattage levels.
post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;11733193 
The SeaSonic X650 is probably the best on the market, followed by the Antec TruePower New 650W, then a tie between the HX650 and S12II/M12II 620W, then the TX650 and HX620, then the XFX XXX 650W, then the Antec Earthwatts EA650.

This helps a lot:D
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