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Hiper or OCZ?

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August 1, 2007 9:01:33 PM

I need a new PSU for my X1950XT, this 420w with a 14a +12v isn't cutting it. I have 2 HDDs, 2 DDR2 ram sticks, an X2 3800+, and a multi burner.

My case is pretty small, and I wanted modular.

If this one will power my PC, that's the one I'll get

But if not, this is my second choice

The box for my card recommends a 30A +12v

In your expert opinion, is the Hiper PSU enough for my system, or should I go with the OCZ?

I'm open to any suggestions for other PSUs, but I REALLY like this design

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August 1, 2007 9:13:11 PM

OCZ. Definetly.
August 1, 2007 9:31:30 PM

I second the OCZ!


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August 1, 2007 9:45:02 PM

Read the reviews for the Hiper PSU. The PSU seams to die on you after a year of use with out notice and I hear its quite common. If I were you I'd get a Corsair 620 thats very nice and very quiet, its also modular.
August 2, 2007 7:58:46 PM

i have the ocz 700w, if money is not an issue, get the ocz
August 2, 2007 8:52:06 PM

ocz - no doubt
August 2, 2007 9:10:45 PM

ocz is a no brainer...If you can afford it go pc p & c,get the best...although ocz is in bed with them as we speak,gl.
August 2, 2007 11:51:27 PM

Money is an extreme issue, now I only have $100 left for a PSU......
August 3, 2007 1:01:17 AM

Corsair just came out with a 450 model and is bringing a 550 watt model at 100. I'd wait and get that one since it will probably be the best (and newest) for the price range. (Not a fan boy I swear)
August 3, 2007 5:07:47 PM

I use a OCZ Stealthextreme cant complain about them at all, I honestly cannot hear it unless i stick my head in it.
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August 3, 2007 5:25:41 PM

Another vote for OCZ
August 3, 2007 6:12:26 PM

ocz > hiper
August 3, 2007 6:17:53 PM

I have the 600w version of the OCZ PSU in my new system, it's incredibly stable and powerful. Go for the OCZ.
August 3, 2007 6:25:57 PM

i have had 2 hipers die. 1 at 10 months and the 2nd at 2 months!
i went with Enermax Galaxy DXX 1KW. when i built my last puter
August 3, 2007 6:44:40 PM

I own the OCZ power supply and it has no trouble powering my system:

AMD Athlon X2 4800+ @ 2.6GHz :( 
2GB PC3200 DDR (2-3-3-6)
eVga Geforce 8800GTX
eVga Geforce 8600GT
Creative X-Fi Xtreme Music
PowerColor ATI Theater Pro 550 PCIe 1x
250GB Western Digital 7200RPM 16MB cache SATA HDD
3 DVD/RW drives
1 Floppy
4 80mm LED cooling fans and 1 120mm LED fan.
LED backlit fan controller