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Old 07-24-2007, 11:44 AM   #1
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Ok, so my SECOND antec smart-power just died, and I'm switching to a different brand. I don't know which brands are well regarded. I'm thinking either Thermaltake or Ultra, but not so sure.

Any suggestions to which brand or specific model would be appreciated. My system specs are in my signature. I'm looking for something that is SLI compatible, modular cables (although not absolutley necessary), and max price of $100.

Thanks in advance for any input.
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Old 07-24-2007, 11:49 AM   #2
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Default Re: Which PSU brands are good?

The best way to find out whether a PSU is good or not, or any computer hardware really, is to go to http://www.newegg.com and just browse through PSUs and see the customer ratings, most of them will give you an idea of how it runs.
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naaa try going to PSUs and go to TOP SELLERS and theres useally some really good ones there
Im getting this one either today or tomorrow
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817190012
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enermax are good brands and very affordable
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Ok, so my SECOND antec smart-power just died, and I'm switching to a different brand. I don't know which brands are well regarded. I'm thinking either Thermaltake or Ultra, but not so sure.

Any suggestions to which brand or specific model would be appreciated. My system specs are in my signature. I'm looking for something that is SLI compatible, modular cables (although not absolutley necessary), and max price of $100.

Thanks in advance for any input.
Any reviews you read about a PSU should be done by an electrical engineer

After much research this is the PSU I have bought http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...y&promoid=1042

Electrically, it's one of the cleanest PSU's running, everything about this PSU electrical wise is perfect.

You can check out a few reviews
http://forum.ncix.com/forums/index.p...number=0&msgco
http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=295&type=expert
And the most well written review of a PSU i've ever seen
http://jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=23
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Old 07-24-2007, 12:39 PM   #6
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Rosewill 550's are good.
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Default Re: Which PSU brands are good?

Silverstone is the best brand by far. Antec is also pretty good.

And definitely do not trust newegg reviews...
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Silverstone is the best brand by far. Antec is also pretty good.

And definitely do not trust newegg reviews...
I kinda agree with you on those reviews, but on some products, I wished I had, sigh
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http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=103
That list is very good. It will tell you the good from the bad
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That list is very good. It will tell you the good from the bad
Yeah as mentioned great reviewer, but he mainly pays attention to PSU's far too powerful for just about anyone.

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Silverstone is the best brand by far. Antec is also pretty good.

And definitely do not trust newegg reviews...
Yeah, newegg sometimes deletes bad reviews, oh and for PSU's the non electrical engineer doesn't really know what their talking about

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Rosewill 550's are good.
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