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Old 12-11-2007, 11:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Antec 550w?

I'd like to know what you guys think of this PSU:

Antec TruePower 2.0 550W EPS12V Power Supply

How does that compare to a Corsair 520HX in running a system like this:

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4 gb ddr2 (2x2 gb)
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seagate 500gb HDD
24" lcd

I'd like to get anyone's opinon because currently I have this PSU in my home (wrapped, new) and would like to know if I should sell that off to get a Corsair.
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Default Re: Antec 550w?

unless your going to be putting alot more into that system then the antec is fine
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Its alright, but may i recommend this instead
Newegg.com - Antec NeoHE 500 ATX12V 500W Power Supply 100Vac to 240Vac +/- 10% UL, CUL, TUV, CE, FCC, CCC, CB, C-tick - Retail
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I'd rather buy the Corsair than that.
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I'd rather buy the Corsair than that.
Its the same thing, the antec has 17a on each rail, the corsair 18a. Both sli certified, the corsair designed by seasonic, the antec also by seasonic. Both have 80+ efficiency, both are modular, yet the antec is $30 cheaper. I picked it up for $70 at frys, can't even hear it.
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