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Old 05-11-2016, 03:18 PM   #1
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Canada Computers & Electronics | Power Supplies | EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2 850W Power Supply 80 Plus Gold Certified Full Modular Power Supply Intel 4th Gen CPU Compatible 10 Year Warranty (220-G2-0850-XR)

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Canada Computers & Electronics | Power Supplies | EVGA SuperNOVA 850 P2 850W 80PLUS Platinum Fully Modular Power Supply | 7 Year EVGA Warranty (220-P2-0850-X1)


is it worth spending the extra money for the Platinum?
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Old 05-13-2016, 07:48 AM   #2
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10 bucks more for a more efficient version of the PSU.
I would take that any day.
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If you use the computer heavily for many hours per day, after about a year, that P2 will pay for itself. Higher efficiency PSU= less input power waste.
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