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I have two power supplies in mind

Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200 1200W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371043

OR the

CORSAIR Professional Series AX1200 1200W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 SLI Certified 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...014&Tpk=ax1200

Which one would be better and why? Facts for proof. No biased opinions
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 3/22/11 at 2:43pm
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HCP has better transient response, and minor rail voltage regulation. The AX1200 has 2 years longer warranty time.

Performance wise, get the HCP1200
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Corsair. Check some of the PSU review sites. Jonnyguru rated it a 9.8/10 which is the highest score on their site. I'm kind of a PSU noob but its just my opinion.
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Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200 1200W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
Corsair. Check some of the PSU review sites. Jonnyguru rated it a 9.8/10 which is the highest score on their site. I'm kind of a PSU noob but its just my opinion.
The Corsair is a 9.8/10, but the Antec is 9.5/10. They were done by different reviewers (the Corsair by Oklahoma Wolf, the Antec by Jonny), so the .3 difference is minimal.

I am an Antec guy myself, but in all truthfullness, they are pretty equal. The biggest plus to the Corsair is the longer warranty (but the Antec still has a 5 year).
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