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I have a question to you guys! I'm planning to buy a rig with 2500K and one gtx 560. I know 650W PSU will handle the rig without problems, so acoustics and quality plays a bigger role here now. So my qustions are, which one of these 2 are quiter and "better"?

Antec TruePower New TP-650 650W
or
XFX Core Edition PRO 750W (or the 650W version, which is about 10 euros cheaper)

From the shop where I'm planning to buy all my stuff, these PSUs are in the same price range, so price does not play a role. I'm leaning more towards the Antec, should I buy it or invest in the XFX?

Thanks for your comments and help!!
post #2 of 19
my vote goes to Antec , or Corsair HX 650 if it's available
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post #3 of 19
I'd also lean towards Antec.
I have nothing but good experiences with their PSU's.
The PSU that I have now is a TX650 which is great, and the Truepower should match it quite well.
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post #4 of 19
You could check whether if XFX 750W Black Edition is available.
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post #5 of 19
Have you researched these products?

JohnnyGuru gives the XFX 9/10 as seen in THIS review and is essentially a Seasonic unit

Do you want OR need...

modular cable management?
single OR multi 12v rail?


I like both PSU's... choose based on your configuration needs
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post #6 of 19
I just swapped out my antec 650w (neo-power) for an xfx 850w black edition. Thing is a beast
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post #7 of 19
the black edition xfx psu's are beastly units. i can only recommend them, had a corsair unit before.... dont regret the switch!
post #8 of 19
My Antec New True Power 650 is a great PSU so far. It replaced my OCZ 700w that went up in smoke while folding on CPU and GPU. My Antec is quieter, looks better, and is partly modular. The only cables that are not modular are the ones that are needed, except the 4pin CPU wire, which is easy to hide.

+1 Antec PSU
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post #9 of 19
Sorry about the OT, but why exactly do you guys switch out PSUs like that?
And how can you say some PSU is "beastly"?
I mean, how do you even notice the differences between two quality PSUs?
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post #10 of 19
Antec gets my vote.
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