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Old 02-19-2012, 12:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Im trying to find a good PCU, for my build, but I don't know much about which are good/bad. Can someone recommend some good PSU companies? I havent chosen the rest of the parts yet, so I dont know the exact wattage, but knowing what manufactures are reputable is a start. Is Cooler Master any good? Any disadvantages in having more that one 12v rail? And is having a modular PSU a big deal, or it it fairly easy to tie up the extra cables?
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I'd start here:
*READ FIRST* Updated Power supply guide

I've found Cooler Master to be hit and miss.
Personally would stick to Antec, Corsair, OCZ, XFX, Silverstone, Seasonic.

Modular vs non-modular has a lot to do with the case, I have a non-modular and a case with no cable management, its a headache.
I also have a non-modular and a case with cable management, a slight hassle but everything can get tucked away.
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Roarks on target here.

My sugestion too is look at Amps on the 12Vs. A 600W and 20A is pretty much the same as a 500W and 19A. Amps are what drives the power, so the higher the better.
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...is there an echo in here?
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