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So, I was looking for a power supply for my future system
in the range of $60-65. I am tight on budget so I can't afford
something much more expensive than that... The Fortron Saga II 500w
has an acceptable price, but I don't really know anything about this
manufacturer(FSP group).. Is it good and reliable and is it worth the money?

What power supply should I buy for that price? Please suggest.
My build will look like this:
cpu: i5 2500k
gpu: gtx 460 768MB
ram: kingston hyperx 2x2GB 1600mhz
mobo: asus p8p67-m (or -m pro) / biostar tp67b+
hdd: samsung spinpoint f3 500gb
I will use it mostly for gaming / video editing.

thanks
Edited by SethCohen - 4/25/11 at 5:30am
    
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If I had a $60-$65 budget and was looking for a 500+ watt PSU, I think I would get something like:

Antec BP550 Plus 550W Modular - $60 + FS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016

Unless your location prevents you from using newegg.

About your question- I think Fortron / FSP power supplies generally have a good reputation, but I would try to find some specific reviews for that model.
Edited by BinaryDemon - 4/25/11 at 5:31am
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post #4 of 13
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Yeah, unfortuantely I cannot buy from newegg
The prices are also much higher at my country so it sucks.

Oh ye, I forgot about the graphic card:
Gtx 460 768MB
    
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.... Then where can you buy from?
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.... Then where can you buy from?
Lol, are you serious? We have got a lot of different shops here, of course.
The point is not where I can buy from, it is what should I buy..
I think I asked my question pretty clearly and you are not helping me at all..

So any thoughts about Fortron? Thanks for the suggestion BinaryDemon I will think about it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SethCohen View Post
Lol, are you serious? We have got a lot of different shops here, of course.
The point is not where I can buy from, it is what should I buy..
I think I asked my question pretty clearly and you are not helping me at all..

So any thoughts about Fortron? Thanks for the suggestion BinaryDemon I will think about it
How the heck can we recommend what to buy when we don't know what you can get.Fortron's are questionable .If you want a list go here
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-supplies.html
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Been using my FSP Epsilon for 3 years now, no problems at all besides the rather short cables. Just search for reviews for that specific model.
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post #9 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post
How the heck can we recommend what to buy when we don't know what you can get.Fortron's suck .If you want a list go here
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-supplies.html
Ohhh, we have pretty much everything here @ Bulgaria so it is not a problem if you give me a link from Newegg . I am trying to get the best for this price and any recommendations are accepted. So far, I only found out that "fortron's suck" , pretty usefull. Thanks lol. Guess Fortron is not a good choice..
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SethCohen View Post
Lol, are you serious? We have got a lot of different shops here, of course.
The point is not where I can buy from, it is what should I buy..
I think I asked my question pretty clearly and you are not helping me at all..

So any thoughts about Fortron? Thanks for the suggestion BinaryDemon I will think about it
Nevermind...
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