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Antec TP-650 New, is this the hot ticket?

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I've been out of the desktop game for a while now, since I had to sink all of my money into a high performance laptop for work, that has been my only computer.

I'm needing to build a desktop rig for product testing, and from what I can tell, the Antec TP-650 New is pretty much the best deal going right now. It's modular, has plenty of power, is highly efficient, and is only $80.

Can anyone recommend anything to beat this, in the same price range, modular, and same amount of power?
post #2 of 6
Your observation is very sharp; the 650W TruePower New is an extremely impressive value because you're getting a good quality partially modular power supply at a low price.

However, what will it be powering for you? I mean, I can't help but wonder if you could even get the 550W TruePower New.
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69$ after MIR

XFX pro650W
good PSU

59$ after MIR
Xfx 650w

a couple other XFX PSU, Xfx make pretty good products, there getting pretty darn good reviews last I checked
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The Antec TPN series are very solid for their money. The XFX units are basically the same thing (completely Seasonic based, the TPN's are Seasonic / TP3 mutts). Corsair units are generally too expensive for what you get (The TX line isn't as good).

But you certainly can't go "wrong" with the TPN 650w for $80. Or the Antec Neo ECO 620 is even less, same with the 520. Or the TPN 550. Just depends on your power needs.
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Originally Posted by Havokr505 View Post
69$ after MIR

XFX pro650W
good PSU

59$ after MIR
Xfx 650w

a couple other XFX PSU, Xfx make pretty good products, there getting pretty darn good reviews last I checked
The cost actually makes it $49.99 after MIR because of the $10 off code. Probably the best bargain at the moment for that range of power.

The TPNs are delightful, they're just getting outpriced at the moment.
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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Your observation is very sharp; the 650W TruePower New is an extremely impressive value because you're getting a good quality partially modular power supply at a low price.

However, what will it be powering for you? I mean, I can't help but wonder if you could even get the 550W TruePower New.
Not worth considering when the TP-550 is $10 more than the TP-650!
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