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Which PSU should I get?

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December 9, 2009 7:57:01 AM

So yesterday I noticed a nice little burning smell in the room, which got worse by the minute.
Turned out the smell was coming from my crappy Coolermaster Extreme Power 550w.
Now I'm looking for a new PSU and not quite sure which one to get. These are the ones available over here, so which one would you guys recommend?


Antec Neo He:

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a b ) Power supply
December 9, 2009 8:10:42 AM

What specs?

Edit: And are you limited to those 2? If so, why?
December 9, 2009 8:19:31 AM

Well I didn't bother posting the specs because I'm pretty much limited to those 2.

It's a local shop, need my PC asap, so I'm getting one of these 2. Just not sure which one yet.
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a b ) Power supply
December 9, 2009 8:24:52 AM

The antec one is a deactivated item on newegg and 380W! While the Zalman is 600W. Why such a huge gap in choices? Now how are we going to advice if you don't say the config?

Out of the two, none for me!
December 9, 2009 8:27:37 AM

Oh wrong link then, I meant an Antech Neo He 550w.
My bad.
a b ) Power supply
December 9, 2009 8:32:58 AM

As i said, Corsair VX450W for me! Out of the two, i would got the Antec way.
a c 127 ) Power supply
December 9, 2009 1:59:45 PM

As much as I like Antec, if the Zalman is 80+ certified and the Antec is not, I'd probably get the Zalman. At the very least, it will have been tested and found able to provide 100% of its labeled output, and do it efficiently.