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What is a good Power Supply?

I'm building a gaming PC, and am looking for an inexpensive 600+ watt power supply. Is there any idea for one that is $70 or less?
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  1. Here is a good one from XFX (made by Seasonic).

    XFX Core Edition PRO650W (P1-650S-NLB9) 650W On Sale at $79.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207014
  2. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139048

    Sorry if i exceded the budget, CX series arent AWESOME but they deliver, plus it is Corsair we talking about
  3. The Corsair CX series is a tier 3 power supply. I wouldn't recommend it. The tier 2 power supply (above) is on sale for the same price.
  4. Agreed. The CWT made Corsair CX is a significant step down in quality from the Seasonic made XFX. That XFX is also the best deal I see on a power supply that I would actually buy right now looking at pcpartpicker. It's a good choice.
  5. And still we both exceeded his budget, @OP, i was unable to find a PSU worth buying for 70 USD, but i second terry, i was unaware of the existance of that PSU, consider my recommendation as a no-go
  6. I should have said above, the best deal I see on 600-700w power supplies. Are you sure you need that much power? GTX 780/R9 280X or higher video card?
  7. Why are there so many Corsair fanboys. The EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2 is amazing. Its gold and modular and $100. Honestly its over your budget but if you can save up $30 more then you will like it sooo much more. Thats my reccomendation! Link: http://www.ncixus.com/products/?usaffiliateid=1000031504&sku=94405&vpn=220-G2-0750-XR&manufacture=eVGA&promoid=1078
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    And still we both exceeded his budget, @OP, i was unable to find a PSU worth buying for 70 USD, but i second terry, i was unaware of the existance of that PSU, consider my recommendation as a no-go

    I didn't find much at the $70 level either, but I thought +$10 was within reason.
  9. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($47.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $47.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-10 23:19 EDT-0400)
  10. anort3 said:
    I should have said above, the best deal I see on 600-700w power supplies. Are you sure you need that much power? GTX 780/R9 280X or higher video card?


    The GPU is an ASUS Radeon R9 270.
  11. More than enough power for your setup with a ASUS Radeon R9 270.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($47.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $47.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-10 23:19 EDT-0400)
  12. Llamaluvr97 said:
    Why are there so many Corsair fanboys. The EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2 is amazing. Its gold and modular and $100. Honestly its over your budget but if you can save up $30 more then you will like it sooo much more. Thats my reccomendation! Link: http://www.ncixus.com/products/?usaffiliateid=1000031504&sku=94405&vpn=220-G2-0750-XR&manufacture=eVGA&promoid=1078

    This seems like a very good possibility, but I wonder what it means on the back where it says, "PERIF 1" (im assuming that means peripheral, but what peripheral?) Also, it says VGA1, 2, 3, 4. Are they for powering a Graphics cards? I didn't see anywhere for that, so it probably is. Thanks!
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    Benmccardle said:
    Llamaluvr97 said:
    Why are there so many Corsair fanboys. The EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2 is amazing. Its gold and modular and $100. Honestly its over your budget but if you can save up $30 more then you will like it sooo much more. Thats my reccomendation! Link: http://www.ncixus.com/products/?usaffiliateid=1000031504&sku=94405&vpn=220-G2-0750-XR&manufacture=eVGA&promoid=1078

    This seems like a very good possibility, but I wonder what it means on the back where it says, "PERIF 1" (im assuming that means peripheral, but what peripheral?) Also, it says VGA1, 2, 3, 4. Are they for powering a Graphics cards? I didn't see anywhere for that, so it probably is. Thanks!

    Yes, VGA is for powering Graphics Cards. Im not sure what the Perif means but im pretty sure its just another output that can be used for anything, maybe sata or molex plugs. My guess is its just an extra. I would strongly recommend it, its gold and modular and has a nice warranty.
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