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post #1 of 20
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Hey
I need to buy a new psu to replace the one that I have to a more reliable one.

I want it to be in the price range of no more than £80, be modular (or at least semi modular) and fit well in a bottom mounted case - more precisely Casecom 6788.

I've been looking at OCZ 750W Fatal1ty, but I think it would be overkill for my rig (overclocked), or at OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W, which would probably be fine, but still there is only £5 of difference between them.

other suggestions are welcome

Thanks smile.gif
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post #2 of 20
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Corsair-Professional-Series-HX650-Brand-New-/300548846861?pt=UK_Computing_PowerSupplies_EH&hash=item45fa1b750d#ht_500wt_1156
You can usually get a good deal on Ebay.
post #3 of 20
Have you looked at the Corsair AX750? Can't go wrong with a Seasonic built PSU.
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post #4 of 20
Thread Starter 
isn't 750W overkill when it comes to my rig though?
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post #5 of 20
Over 500W might be said to be overkill (or rather, with plenty of excess room to expand), considering the components.

I would take the Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 600W, which is under budget:
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/235551

Performance is good other than ripple, which is okay and still under 3/4 allowed by ATX spec at full load and more like 1/2 or less of what's allowed at the kind of loads you'll be putting on it.
post #6 of 20
Either one would be fine for your system, they're both decent enough units, they reviewed well though I don't know if they're stellar.

The Truepower new is also a good unit and semi-modular, though slightly higher priced.

EDIT: I have no idea how that silentpro is so cheap, I'm rather impressed by that unit. There has to be some catch I don't know about heh.
Edited by ocpokey - 4/20/11 at 10:22pm
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post #7 of 20
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I just found THIS isn't it a good offer?
What if I wanted to add another GTX460 in the future for SLI?
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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by dajposkakac;13213272 
I just found THIS isn't it a good offer?
What if I wanted to add another GTX460 in the future for SLI?

You could but the older OCZs have bad reputation as they die early.
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post #9 of 20
Thread Starter 
Thanks for your answers,
but can I get more opinions please?
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post #10 of 20
Stay away from OCZ. Their PSUs are mediocre at best.

Look at the XFX 650, Seasonic M12II 520, Silverstone Strider+ 600, and Antec TPN 550.
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