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2 Corsair Power Supplies in 4 months, need a more dependable brand recommended

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June 15, 2014 11:31:04 PM

So I've bought 2 HX 850 PSUs inside of 4 months now; 1 was DOA and the second imploded after 4 months. I got both from newegg, if that makes any difference (I'm not very good at keeping boxes/receipts, hence why 2). I'm just wanting to know if there is a really dependable PSU manufacturer so that I can avoid this annoyance for my 3rd one. I'm not asking for how much wattage/efficiency etc., I know how much juice I need; I just would like to hear what is the best PSU company out there for reliability, because this can't be it.
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i7 4770K /
16GB Corsair Vengeance RAM/180GB SSD/240GB SSD/ 1TB HDD/ MSI GTX 780 T/F O/C 3GB/H80i/Asus 27' 2560x1440/MSI z87 G45 motherboard/BD/DVD
a b ) Power supply
June 15, 2014 11:34:58 PM

Corsiar AX are very high quality, HX has had issues.

As for best reliability use Seasonic and their rebrands such as XFX.
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a b ) Power supply
June 15, 2014 11:37:13 PM

got a corsair tx for more then 4 years in the system now and never fail .
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a b ) Power supply
June 15, 2014 11:38:26 PM

Unmatched 10 year warranty. There is no PSU that can match this performance with this price. This Supernova G2 is made on the LEADEX platform, by the reigning king of PSUs, SUPERFLOWER.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $89.99
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-16 02:36 EDT-0400

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