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PSU What PSU for £100 or less

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by flame696, 9 Mar 2012.

  1. flame696

    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    Hey another question by me, im looking to replace my ageing Antec Truepower 850w PSU. its given me 3+ yearsw of great service but its a lot bigger then the PSUs now available (180mm length) and its not fully modular. It was a pain to install in my tiny TJ08-E, what do you guys recommend i really would like it to be under £100. Was looking at the corsair AX850 but its £149!!!
     
  2. flame696

    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    no one? hmmmmm must be my budget i can go up a few ££s
     
  3. bdigital

    bdigital Is re-building his PC again

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    mmMMmmm AX850 Gold :) 7 year warranty.

    EDIT: Although from memory its pretty big
     
  4. flame696

    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    lol :read: anything else?? there must be something

    edit:its only 160mm long where as mine is over 180mm long and in a TJ08-E makes a lot of difference
     
  5. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    hmmmmm i think you guys are on commision from corsair..... is 650w going to be enough if i want to sli my 580 or even get the kepler equivalent
     
  7. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Well, i initially planed to suggest you the Seasonic X, but it is at same or higher price level, while being pretty much the same (Corsair AX650,750 and 850 are made by Seasonic based on X-Series design).

    Seriously, there is nothing better on the market, the semi-passive mode, the ultrasilent operation of these power supplies, the long warranty. Buying this PSU is like buying a good IPS display - you will switch few computers while using the same PSU.
     
  8. flame696

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    looks like ill have to go for the corsair AX850 then
     
  9. flame696

    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    hows the corsair TX Enthusiast range?? worth buying?
     
  10. AoE

    AoE What's a Dremel?

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    i GOT A gs700 may be looking rid of to get a smaller psu, 7 weeks old
     
  11. flame696

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    gs700?? got a link to specs?
     
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    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    i should have mentioned im looking for a fully modular PSU
     
  14. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Well, then you are back to Seasonic X or Corsair AX.
     
  15. flame696

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    damn it oh well corsair ax here i come
     
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    jaypopat What's a Dremel?

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    MrTeal Minimodder

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    catsol75 What's a Dremel?

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    xxxsonic1971 W.O.T xxxsonic1971

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    i got an xfx 850w and its great, i think it has just 1 big 12v rail as well
     
  20. Big Elf

    Big Elf Oh no! Not another f----ing elf!

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    If you're going for fully modular to sleeve it then the Silverstone Strider is the best one for that. It's the only one to have full ATX spec 1 to 1 cabling on the plugs. After saying that there's probably capacitors on the PCIE cable to help suppress ripple but you can remove them with apparently little loss in performance.
     

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