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post #11 of 31
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Yeah but it's not like he's building a gaming rig and needs sli support or 80 plus silver or gold. The desktop I'm using now has a 300w PSU, and it doesn't even have a name on it, and i been using it for years without a problem. But if he want 80 plus bronze then go for it, but bronze isn't that big of a deal.
It's not about the fact that it's a gaming rig or not, I also thought about getting the CX430 for my sig rig, it was the same price as the psu i have now. But i decided to go for the bequiet!, because good efficiency will save you some money in the long run.
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post #12 of 31
I 2nd the earthwatts 380w is a great little psu. I got mine open box at a Micro Center works great.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...hwatts%20green

The corsair unit is overrated anyways. skip it.
Edited by Wabbits - 4/19/11 at 5:37am
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post #13 of 31
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Read my post man, not only is corsair one of the best, and 430w is all you need. It's only $39.99 with promo code + free ship
I read it mate, but promo code or not, new egg wont ship to Australia. Loving the exchange rate, so i'd love to buy straight from newegg. One day perhaps.

Thanks all for your help. +Rep.
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post #14 of 31
I'll vouch for the Neo Eco 450C you Aussies have, and any Neo Eco unit really. It's a great little unit and it's probably the best deal you can get on pccasegear.com.
post #15 of 31
Definitely Earthwatts. The Build series is just too low tier.
 
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post #16 of 31
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Originally Posted by juhansoo12 View Post
Definitely Earthwatts. The Build series is just too low tier.
The low end Delta Earthwatts are just as average as the CX Builders. It doesn't matter if it isn't certified as 80% efficient either. You aren't going to save anything by choosing an 80Plus standard PSU over one that is slightly behind 80Plus certification.

Anyway +1 for the Neo ECO 450C.
Edited by GameBoy - 4/19/11 at 6:36am
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post #18 of 31
Did you guys miss the fact that he can't use Newegg?
post #19 of 31
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Apparently there are companies out there that buy stuff from new egg on your behalf and then ship it internationally for a little extra. Anyone heard of such companies?
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post #20 of 31
I don't see how this would be worth it for you when you have perfectly decent, cheap units to be bought in your country
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