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need a PSU that will run 24/7 for the next maybe 10 years.

i was thinking of corsair brand
need around 500-600 watts
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post #2 of 16
There's no guarantee that any PSU will last that long. There's a reason why the longest warranty in the industry is 7 years, and that's on a very limited number of units. If you can accept that, then get any good one in the wattage range you're looking for. Check the recommended PSUs sticky topic.
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i was hoping that someone give me a product with the lowest fail rate. like intel fail rate on ssd was like .5% while others were in the 2%
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post #4 of 16
theres no knowing with a span like 10 years, although you signature does remind me of ISMFOF.
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post #5 of 16
you can get any reliable brand...rig it to a modded apc hooked to a car battery (optima?) and your good to go
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post #6 of 16
Probably get the 650tx for 5 years warranty, sell it after 5 years, recruit and get another new unit.
post #7 of 16
I have a unbranded 520w thats been running for nearly 8years now, no probems yet lol.

but I would recommend Seasonic.
    
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by jdcrispe95 View Post
I have a unbranded 520w thats been running for nearly 8years now, no probems yet lol.

but I would recommend Seasonic.
was it on 24/7? also the old computer thats running right now they said the psu died on them many times. and hard drives. but everything else is pretty solid.
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post #9 of 16
I recommend Corsair HX series. I have an HX 750 and considering it comes with a 7 year warranty, an extra 3 years above warranty isn't much to ask IMO.
The warranty was one of my incentives for choosing this one.
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post #10 of 16
Reportedly, Delta Electronics has the lowest failure rate, but I haven't seen reliable 3rd party numbers on this. But Delta's only presence in the retail space is certain Antec units, and you'd want one of the higher end ones. High Current Pro series is pretty good, though sometimes overpriced for what they are.
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