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Which power supply is better? (Need Help, sort of urgent)

The power supply i wanted to buy is sold out (Corsair HX750) and the only 2 that are left are the: Thermaltake 750w Toughpower 80+ Gold for or the Antec high current gamer 750w 80+ bronze.
Both cost $159, but which one is better.
I'm leaning towards the Thermaltake because it is modular and has a 80+ gold rating, but i have heard bad things about them.
Thanks in advance
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  1. Best answer
    Antec High Current Gamer!!!!!!!!!

    It's made by Seasonic , best in the PSU business.
  2. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Antec High Current Gamer!!!!!!!!!

    It's made by Seasonic , best in the PSU business.


    Okay then, ill get the Antec, but does its lower 80 plus rating mean anything or...?
  3. No , has nothing to do with the performance.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/80_Plus
  4. Go with the Antec before it is sold out too. What are your system specs cause 750W might be a overkill for your PC.
  5. rounakr94 said:
    Go with the Antec before it is sold out too. What are your system specs cause 750W might be a overkill for your PC.


    My system built is:

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor (Purchased For $389.00)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (Purchased For $139.00)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (Purchased For $229.00)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (Purchased For $159.00)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $96.00)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card (Purchased For $569.00)
    Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case (Purchased For $105.00)
    Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (Purchased For $185.00)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer (Purchased For $19.00)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (Purchased For $108.00)
    Total: $1998

    It has an estimated wattage of ~450, and i will potnentially be overclocking and adding a second GPU in the future (when the 770 starts to become a little slow/old), and i would rather have to many watts than not enough.
  6. Get 850w if your going to get another card.
  7. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Get 850w if your going to get another card.


    too late, already bought everything. I won't be getting another card for a while, not until the 770 starts to become outdated, in which case i will probably build an entirely new computer. Also, because no-one picked it up, i'll put it here and on my other posts, G.Skill Sniper Memory is for AMD processors (at least according to where i bought everything from)
  8. Gskill Sniper is for Intel or AMD.
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