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If a user had no choice but to pick from these 2 what what you do

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I have a friend who lives in another country and cannot get crap for Power supplies & only had the option of a couple PSUs. As you can see he is using a no name brand dookie PSU that isnt powering his system at all. Dont know why he tried.

His Specs:

Video card: MSI HD 6950
Memory: G.SKILL 4GB Model F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ
MOBO: MSI K9N2 SLI Platinum / K9N2 Zilent
Processor :AMD Phenom X4 9850 2500MHz Agena core
Psu: Sentey ERP700-SM 700-Watts Modular Power Supply
OS: Win 7 64 Bit
HD:1 Tb WDD 7200 rpm
Audio card: DIAMOND XtremeSound 5.1/16 bit Sound Card

The only choices he can get are these and only these. There is no other selection he can choose from. He is from venezuela & the choices in my opinion are crappy. The Cooler Master Pro series got really good reviews from everyone ive researched but im not sure

COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M700 @ 160.00
Scythe Chouriki 1000W ATX @ 180.00
Scythe "Chouriki 2 " 1000W $ 278
Thermaltake toughpower 1000w $ 282
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post #2 of 10
silent pro m700 more then enough and least a known okish cooler master

http://www.silentpcreview.com/Cooler...lent_Pro_M700W
Edited by obsidian86 - 2/18/11 at 1:37pm
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post #3 of 10
Out of those four, I'd get the Cooler Master Silent Pro M700, which really isn't a bad unit.
Are there really no other units, especially lower wattage units? I'm asking because that system would run great on a good 400W unit.
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He said there is no other units he can get his hands on at all. This is it. I told him already to go with the cooler master M700

The only other one he can get is the COOLER MASTER GX Series 650 which I didnt read anything good at all about
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post #5 of 10
cooler master silent pro is a great choice regardless... one of the best 700 watt psu's available
    
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I agree with the others for the most part. Cooler Master M700.
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
He said there is no other units he can get his hands on at all. This is it. I told him already to go with the cooler master M700

The only other one he can get is the COOLER MASTER GX Series 650 which I didnt read anything good at all about
Alright then, if that's it then that's it The M700 will do just fine. Agreed on the GX650, it's junk and you should stay away from it.
post #8 of 10
I got the CM silent power pro 600W, run very well, stable and EXTREMELY silent (read: not audible)! Go for the Silent power
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post #9 of 10
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Yeah i told him & he is grabbing the M700 thanks
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post #10 of 10
provantage.com will ship to Venezuela...

But I'm not sure how much it would cost to get it there...

But is an option...

I've been using them for almost 11-12yrs and have never had a problem (no DOAs, no lost shipments) of any sort.
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