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Old 03-12-2010, 11:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So my 500w fm2 enermax psu died yesterday, heard a popping sound and then smoke... smelled the psu and it stinks of burning electronics. So i know its dead, hope it didnt damage anything else. Any way im going to get a new one. Just have to order it. Had this psu for about 2 years really surprised it went.

My system specs are as follows:

cpu- e8400 c2d 3.0 ghz

video card- 260 gtx

1 sata 7200 HD

4 gig ram (2 sticks)

1 ide dvd/cd burner

asus pq5l board

Nothing over clocked. I'm getting one of these psu's for sure because the price is right for me, they are:

Ultra Products - LSP (Lifetime Series Pro) 650-Watt ATX Power Supply or

Newegg.com - Antec earthwatts EA500 500W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.2 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "Compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply - Power Supplies Even though the top one has more wats it not the best name i dont think so im leaning towards the earthwats. So which of these 2 would u suggest. TY
It has to be one of these because the place im ordering from only has these 2 in my price range, and im not ordering from newegg cause i dont want to wait a week for it, im in canada. So between these two which one do u suggest.
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Old 03-12-2010, 12:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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any help would be appreciated i want to order one of these today in an hour or 2
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I'd go earthwatts, they are known to be good.

Where are you buying from?
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ROBOTNIK.COM ITS NOT TOO FAR AWAY FROM ME SO WOULD GET HERE NEXT DAY. aND IVE PURCHASED FROM THEM MANY TIMES.
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Ah, you're in around Hali... Yha, the Earthwatts your best option.

I've bought from them too, when I lived there.
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ya im about 3 hours from hali
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i also vote for the antec, you should have no problems with it.
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I have the Antec Earthwatts 650w. Love it.
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