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    modular psu recommendations

    In a bid to tidy up the inside of my case and improve airflow, I've been considering a modular PSU and would appreciate some recommendations. My system specs are in the My System link, but will shortly include an additional 320GB PATA drive.


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    A decent modular PSU is the corsair 520w HX whisper ..but..its severely overkill for your current machine. They are £65 so not too much.

    I can't think of many lower power PSU's which are modular and worth recommending.

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    Another vote for the corsair. They are good PSU's

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    Tagan Easycon PSUs are good too. I have once in each machine and they hardly make a noise at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    A decent modular PSU is the corsair 520w HX whisper
    Not wanting to sidetrack the thread, but does anyone know if the m/b power lead is a decent length on this psu for putting in a p182 case?

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    Corsair = Awesome

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pup View Post
    Not wanting to sidetrack the thread, but does anyone know if the m/b power lead is a decent length on this psu for putting in a p182 case?
    The big one (24 pin?) is, even when threaded around the rear. The 8 pin one is not. I had to bring it through normally.
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    I've got a 580W Tagan TG580-U1 which I've had for about a year and it's served me really well.


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    The Corsairs are made by Seasonic, so excellent quality. M12 base units iirc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruggerbugger View Post
    In a bid to tidy up the inside of my case and improve airflow, I've been considering a modular PSU and would appreciate some recommendations. My system specs are in the My System link, but will shortly include an additional 320GB PATA drive.
    A nice 520w Corsair HX?

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    Quote Originally Posted by menthel View Post
    The big one (24 pin?) is, even when threaded around the rear. The 8 pin one is not. I had to bring it through normally.
    On scan they sell extension 8 in cables, I picked one up for my P180 (using Antec's own NeoHE - which is very good, quiet, AND modular - but it depends on price - I picked mine up for £50 in a sale I think)

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