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Old 03-09-2008, 09:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was looking for a good modular power supply. What do you guys think of this one. I am not too sure if Kingwin is a descent brand.

Kingwin Mach 1 SLI Ready 700W Modular Power Supply (ABT-700MA1S) - FrozenCPU.com
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Kingwin is on Ste's brands to avoid list, in his power supply guide:
http://www.techist.com/forums/f76/up...-guide-137927/

Plus, 700W is too much power for the system in your sig.

Here are better suggestions, if you want modular:

Corsair 520HX or 620HX
XCLIO Greatpower 550W
HIPER Type-R 580W
Antec NeoPower 550W
Thermaltake Toughpower 650W

You can also check my Recommended PC Components guide, for additional recommendations for power supplies.
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I'm running a Hiper Type-R 580W, and it's working well.
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I'd recommend the Corsair HX620W. What's wrong with the Thermaltake 700w? I have a 750W and I like it quite a lot....they would be much more popular if they were priced lower as they give tons of solid, stable power, are quiet, modular, and look great.
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Antec NeoHE,
Corsair HX,
Enermax Infiniti,
Thermaltake Toughpower

all good brands.

PC Power and Cooling make the best non modular PSUs, IMO.
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I'd recommend the Corsair HX620W. What's wrong with the Thermaltake 700w? I have a 750W and I like it quite a lot....they would be much more popular if they were priced lower as they give tons of solid, stable power, are quiet, modular, and look great.
There's nothing wrong with it. I just think it's too much power for his system. Even if he adds more peripherals.
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Nah I was referring to the 700W thermaltake already in his sig. Having too large of a power supply isn't "bad", it's just that you may have spent too much for your needs.
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i have a 520hx and its quiet and works perfectly.
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I was looking for a good modular power supply. What do you guys think of this one. I am not too sure if Kingwin is a descent brand.

Kingwin Mach 1 SLI Ready 700W Modular Power Supply (ABT-700MA1S) - FrozenCPU.com
did your old psu die or what?
cuz its a good one
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I was looking for a good modular power supply. What do you guys think of this one. I am not too sure if Kingwin is a descent brand.

Kingwin Mach 1 SLI Ready 700W Modular Power Supply (ABT-700MA1S) - FrozenCPU.com
I recommend the Corsair 520hx. I have it in my current rig, and it is plenty of watts to power my stuff and + in case I ever want to upgrade...
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