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Old 10-13-2013, 01:34 PM   #1
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Default Good PSU to recommend?

Hi There,

I am currently looking to upgrade to a new PSU for stability and to invest in a better brand.

My specs are:

CPU AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4Ghz
AMD Radeon HD 6770 1GB
HHD x 2 (1TB & 500GB)
1 x Gigabyte LAN Adapter
5 PC Fans
1 DVD R/W Drive.

My budget is 60.


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Old 10-13-2013, 01:56 PM   #2
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Default Re: Good PSU to recommend?

stay with a known branded psu, (or re-branded ;novatech) corsair, seasonic, ocz Etc

I have this (its a rebranded OCZ)

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Old 10-13-2013, 04:50 PM   #3
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something like a PSU from corsair's CX series. the 600W should do just fine.
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Old 10-14-2013, 02:10 AM   #4
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Yeh I have the cx600 and it's fine
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Old 10-14-2013, 08:54 AM   #5
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Here's a snippet from my PSU ordering email.

[...]It must be one of the following brands and have a single 12v rail. 

Stick with trusted brands... PSU catastrophes can turn into entire PC catastrophes. The "Single 12v rail" comment; there's a lot of debate around the sustainability and consistency of multiple 12v rails, but those possible flaws do not exist with single 12v rail systems. On the product description or tech specs, it will specify how many 12v rails there are.
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