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What are some Power Supply brands you trust?


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#1 AlecVincent

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 01:05 AM

I'm looking for a new Power Supply because of the 4pin 12V connector that came with my current one, my motherboard runs fine with it but it's recomended to run with an 8pin. Also for 2x6pin PCIE cables.

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 01:48 AM

I use Thermaltake and haven't had any issue with it so far. They are available from best buy for sure, but I'm sure you can get them online too. From what I've heard they are a very trusted brand of PSU's.

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 01:56 AM

I have used coolmax but that was just to repair regular computers that were hit with a surge, nothing to fancy.

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 02:07 AM

PSUs I trust: Seasonic and Corsair. Seasonic is the most reliable OEM, and Corsair overspecs their units (Seasonic and CWT) to the point I don't worry about them. Even their low end units are good.

PSUs I sort of trust (on a case by case basis): PCP&P and Antec. Usually fine units, but you really need to get reviews as both have pushed out some so-so units along with their top end stuff.

Most of the others are a cr*pshoot depending on the OEM and pricepoint they are designed for. There are some very good PSUs out there made by the other outfits, but you have to do the research.

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 02:57 AM

I've used Antec and Thermaltake, never a problem with either brand. I've heard good things about Coolermaster and Corsair, but I've never used them. :thumbsup:
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Posted 22 November 2009 - 12:53 PM

Seasonic is the most reliable OEM

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