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    Recomend me a PSU

    Ok so just sold my old Antec for £20 and a Toffe crisp so need a new one.
    Needs to be quite (120mm fan as its in a MATX system)
    Needs to be modular
    Needs to support a single multicore CPU (4 core in the future)
    Needs to support a single graphics card (Looking at waiting for the X2950XTX)
    Hard drive is a laptop drive so not much power there
    Single DVD RW drive and XF-I Fatality.

    Thinking 550 - 600 watt, not sure if 500 watt will be enough?
    Looking at the Tagen and the Seasonic atm but the Seasonic is a lot more expensive, is it worth it.
    Basicly I want the best I can but dont need overkill
    Just a top quality reliable suppky.
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    I've got a 750Watt Thermaltake Toughpower myself, very solid and reliable. The modular version I believe you can pickup for about &#163;70. It's got SLI support, 8 pin PCI-Ex Support and a 14CM silent fan.

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    OCZ PowerXStream 600W or 700W

    Corsair 520W or 620W

    Theres plenty of good choices, but I recommend one of the above.

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    Yea the Corsair look good, not buying Thermaltake again, there products just "feel" cheap.
    Is there any kind of round up out there of the best?
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    Corsair 620W

    it will survive even platn00b abuse but I cannot guarantee it will like the lan juice like Roger's Iiyama TFT @ burton that weekend

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee @ SCAN View Post
    Corsair 620W

    it will survive even platn00b abuse but I cannot guarantee it will like the lan juice like Roger's Iiyama TFT @ burton that weekend
    Expensive, I can get a Seasonic 600 watt for that, is it really as good as / better than Seasonic?
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    the corsair one is made by seasonic i think

    how about the enermax infiniti 720w (or lower Watts)

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    Flat cabling on the Corsiar is pretty sweet, if only the ATX cable was done like that.
    Salazaar : <Touching wood as I write this...>


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    /me longs for the old days where you just bought a Enermax
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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinum View Post
    /me longs for the old days where you just bought a Enermax

    I still do. I have never had problems with them and they are rock solid.

    As much as i locve the Corsair PSUs, if i was in the market for a new one, i would go with an Infinity.
    Yea the Corsair look good, not buying Thermaltake again, there products just "feel" cheap
    Hit the nail on the head there.

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    Another vote for the Corsair 620w. Great PSU.

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    Seasonic looks a little better as it has 4x 12v rails at 18a as opposed to the 3x 18a 12v rails onm the corsiar, appart from that and the little 60mm fan for the transformer.
    So looks like im better off with the Seasonic?
    Salazaar : <Touching wood as I write this...>


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    Looking at the above and the fact I can get the Seasonic for a little cheaper than the Corsiar I think ill get it, its slightly better "on paper" than the Corsiar, they make Corsiar PSU's so should be good and its cheaper (For me ), unless someone can sway me that is?
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    Any more suggestions before I get the Seasonic?
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    Why not try the Enermax Infiniti? Gets great reviews, and will be built like a tank
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    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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