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Old 04-09-2008, 06:05 PM   #1
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Question New PSU for my new Ultimate build, check it out!


I am almost ready to place an order for my new computer, took me some time to get all the parts, and I am still unsure about the PSU

I know that I will prob don’t need 900W, but it looks reliable & cool looking PSU. I also like the idea of having removable wires…etc

ABS Tagan BZ Series BZ900 ATX12V / EPS12V 900W


Is this a good PSU? Should I get it?

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Old 04-09-2008, 06:13 PM   #2
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Default Re: New PSU for my new Ultimate build, check it out!

It certainly is a great PSU but that's overkill and a complete waste of money. $150 can get you a quality PSU with loads of headroom:

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Old 04-10-2008, 03:24 AM   #3
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Default Re: New PSU for my new Ultimate build, check it out!

I agree. That's the ooo, ahh factor. You can do better than that for a lot less.
I've got a Antec He500 and it's got the independant rails and the cables that disconnect. If you don't need em, don't plug em in. $90.00 at Intrex. But my baby is the CoolerMaster 600watt psu that is all chrome and modular. $119.00 at what used to be CompUSA.
Keep looking.
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Old 04-10-2008, 06:49 AM   #4
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Default Re: New PSU for my new Ultimate build, check it out!

$270 for a PSU

I Would get THIS One that someone else mentioned.
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