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    Buying new PSU today - advice please

    Hello

    Just wanted some of your valued advice

    Due to issues with my set up - my x1950pro keeps cutting out - i dont think my 500 xclio psu is up to the job. With dx10 looming and probably going to go for a 8800 sometime so now is a good time as any to get a psu.

    the requirement to run my x1950pro is minimum of 500W and a minimum of 30a+ sustained amps on the 12v rail to run correctly.

    I am thinking of getting the Enermax infiniti 650W... http://www.yoyotech.co.uk/product_in...0011b8b5044ffc

    It has...
    Output +3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@28A,+12V2@28A,
    +12V3@ 28A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A

    Would i be right in saying that this should be fine for my current card and also if i upgrade in the future?

    I'm going to buy this afternoon so if anyone has any advice it would be warmly appreciated

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    I'm a true Enermax user, have been using them for years but from what I've read the Corsair HX620 is also worth a punt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmATeaf View Post
    I'm a true Enermax user, have been using them for years but from what I've read the Corsair HX620 is also worth a punt.
    Yeah, i have always previously had enermax and always been happy, but decided to go the cheaper option with the xclio but have learnt a lesson there now. Seems you cant cut costs on the power

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    Enermax are one of, of not the best power supply manufacturers around today. Many good reviews recently, a quality purchase imo.

    Used them for many years myself, never a problem.
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    Another thumbs up for Enermax. Never had an issue with any Enermac PSUs I've had.

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    Another vote for the Enermax. If anything does go wrong, just ring them up and they will usually send you one out via city link and do a doorstep swap. Excellent service
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    cheers for the advice guys - just got back from yoyotech with my new Enermax Infiniti 650W. Is the first PSU i have had with modular cabling

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    You'll like it, or rather your system will. I got the 720 watt version, 650 wasnt out at the time. Running, see system, and its solid.

    http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=102

    Just to confirm you made the right choice.

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