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post #11 of 38
Both the Antec units are pretty good.
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post #12 of 38
Quote:
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Note the Antec 620w? for a little extra

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

for my reviews, this a reputable site?
Very, though check the stickies of this section.

JonnyGuru doesn't have all the reviews.
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post #13 of 38
Thread Starter 
Ok thanks
I think I will go for the Antec 620w just in case for future mods for a bit of leeway in power requirement in the future.
    
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post #14 of 38
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Geez the antech is a lot more than the zippy, in NZ dollars

zippy=$117 at my door

Antech 620=$177 at my door

Antech 520= out of stock in lots of places or $134 at my door?

does anything come in second best at a lower price?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wickmyster View Post
Geez the antech is a lot more than the zippy, in NZ dollars

zippy=$117 at my door

Antech 620=$177 at my door

Antech 520= out of stock in lots of places or $134 at my door?

does anything come in second best at a lower price?
Get the Antec 520w; equal performance, better efficiency.
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Last question or I am getting the 520w


what about "Antec TruePower 550W" power supplies?

http://www.antec.com/specs/TP3_550_spe.html
    
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what is "PFC" when refering to a PSU?
    
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I can get a near new "Antec TruePower 550W" for $80 NZ dollars at my door
    
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post #19 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wickmyster View Post
Last question or I am getting the 520w


what about "Antec TruePower 550W" power supplies?

http://www.antec.com/specs/TP3_550_spe.html
TruePower 3 550w is old, you don't want it.

TruePower New is the current line of TruePower Units; they are better than the High Current Gamers, but only marginally. They are semi-modular though.

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what is "PFC" when refering to a PSU?
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What is the date the TruePower 3 550w stopped being produced? 2007-8?

is the older one the TP3 550?
    
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