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What PSU should I get? 520watt-750watt

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AcBel iPower 610W
Antec High Current Gamer 520W
Zalman ZM600-ST 600W
Vantec ION2 Plus 620W
GlacialTech GP-PS550BP 550W
Zippy Gaming 600W
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 600W
Thermaltake TR2 RX W0134 550W
Antec High Current Gamer 620W
Thermaltake TR2 RX W0134 550W

all of these are in my price range..some just!

which are duds and should I stay away from...i like the sound of the Antec High Current Gamer 620W for its stable current and efficiency...
but what is the best bang for buck here,...or any other suggestion?
    
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post #2 of 38
Give me a link to that Zippy PSU please.
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where you from bro? PH?
    
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New Zealand!!! Not that much to choose from here!
    
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Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 600W is out it is only a 450watt LOL
    
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post #6 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wickmyster;12391509 
New Zealand!!! Not that much to choose from here!

same here.

stay away from the Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus they tend to suck.
    
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post #7 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;12391485 
Give me a link to that Zippy PSU please.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/2293/5

It's the Zippy G1

EDIT: High Current Gamer 520w is still your best option.
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post #8 of 38
I'm curious about the Zippy. Could I have a link to it?
post #9 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12391521 
http://www.anandtech.com/show/2293/5

It's the Zippy G1

EDIT: High Current Gamer 520w is still your best option.

Eh, it's a little dated but solid. I would probably go with the Antec here as well.
post #10 of 38
Thread Starter 
Note the Antec 620w? for a little extra

I am going to
http://www.jonnyguru.com/

for my reviews, this a reputable site?
Edited by Wickmyster - 2/14/11 at 11:23pm
    
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