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Old 02-04-2007, 07:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Need some opinions on which of these PSUs would be better. It will be going in a mATX case.

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817709005
Sunbeam - modular cable support, 2 fans on top, one in back

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817104935
Fortron - no modular support (but has wrapped cables and PCI-express cable, only one fan on top.

I was going to with the Fortron, but I'm worried that with just one fan on top, it won't get enough cooling, is it possible to mount it upside down?? Or will it be ok with not a lot of top clearance?
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The FPS for sure. Not only is that a good deal, don't worry about only one fan...they didin't design them upside down they know what they are doing. It will cool just fine.

Sunbeam aren't known for making the best PSU's is all im saying. They aren't in the same league as FPS.
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Fortron is much better. Sunbeam isn't very good.
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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dont get sunbeam. its the same as spending $40 on a piece of trash.
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For a second I thought it was the same Sunbeam that makes kitchen appliances. Lol! As mentioned, go for the Fortron.
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PSU are one of the one things you should always get a brand name..or at least a model that you know wont destroy your computer.
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