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    who to buy from

    want to order a corsair PSU today and despite waiting scan dont have any.

    so who else is reccomended to buy from?

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    i'm getting mine from ocuk. Near enough same price and i can pick it up later

    EDIT: ignore.. they have just gone out of stock too
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    yeah, i noticed that, will have to order a 620w i think

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    check out play.com



    edit

    just checked £99.99 , I got mine for 89.99 from them

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    ebuyer have them for £95.99 incl

    http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/114941
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrP View Post
    yeah, i noticed that, will have to order a 620w i think
    What kind of system will you be running off it?.. Chances are you'll need much less than you think.
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    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    probably, i was plumping for the 520w corsair, but i'm tempted to get the 620 so its going o last for a good few years

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    Either one will last you for many years
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    agree Mrp !

    id rather spend an extra 25 pounds for the 620W one.

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    its for a DFI board, and the DFI tech i spoke to reccomends at least 480w for me.

    as good as i know the corsair is, if i decide to get a cheap x1950 (or 2) i want the spare capactiy in the PSU

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    If you got 3 x1950's you still power it off a 520W PSU, companies vastly exaggerate PSU requirements, I'm assuming the reason for that being to ensure the PSU is modern enough for your rails to cope with the load, in reality modern machines use between 130-200W of energy, I'd be seriously concerned with my power bill if I had 5 computers each consuming 500W on a near constant basis.
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    at the mo i have a 400w akasa paxpower and i have various errors which look like they are caused by either the board (or DFI's seemingly high power requirments)

    while 520w may last me, i dont wanna take the risk if i am being honest

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    I have a 4 year old 420W Tagan PSU powering my main rig *shrug*. Motherboards rarely consume more than 40W of energy themselves. If you're getting errors being caused by the board it's more likely to be a board fault than a PSU short coming, unless your +12v rail can only deal with 10A of current or something ridiculous. The most power consuming parts in any PC is (and always will be) the CPU and GPU. The easiest way to tell is use a multimeter to measure your 12v rail while the system is running (there are guides to do this all over the internet), basically you get a molex connector and slip the red (positive) node into the yellow wire, and black to black. If the voltage droops while your system is running then your PSU probably isn't up to the job and something more efficient is needed.
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    http://forums.hexus.net/showthread.php?t=114036

    Theres an OCZ going for a good price in that link. Just buy that!!

    Its got plenty of amps for your setup:
    +12V1(18A), +12V2(18A), +12V3(18A), +12V4(18A)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-Max View Post
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    Read the thread....Scan are out of stock.

    CCL is the one to go with for this PSU at the mo.

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