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OCZ vs Corsair

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January 6, 2010 12:43:27 AM

OCZ Z-Series OCZZ650 650W or Corsair 650HX

Which one would be better for an i5 system?

OCZ (Silver) has a higher certification than the Corsair (Bronze). Does that make it better?

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January 6, 2010 12:50:54 AM

the silver 80 plus means that it is more power efficient go with the OCZ only for efficiency otherwise they are both very stable, powerful and reliable brands

if you had the same exact specs on both it would go down to personal preference, as i said they are both high quality and VERY reliable

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a c 124 ) Power supply
January 6, 2010 1:13:39 AM

The 620-HX gets a 9.5 performance rating at

520-HX gets a 9.0

850-HX gets a 10.0

OCZ 850 gets an 8.5

Based upon the above, of those two, I'd get the HX

Or go for a 10.0 and get the SG-650
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January 6, 2010 1:16:17 AM

corsair is better quality but both will be plenty fine and OCZ has a decent reputation too. is you want higher efficiensy (more efficiency=less heat=lower fan speed=quieter)
i recommend the OCZ but for long-lasting ness they're both OK but corsair is better.
a c 144 ) Power supply
January 6, 2010 5:04:58 AM

Corsair. The slightly higher efficiency of the OCZ is not enough to override the better quality of the Corsair.
a c 243 ) Power supply
January 6, 2010 7:00:49 AM

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January 6, 2010 7:30:27 AM

Corsair for me too!
a b ) Power supply
January 6, 2010 8:12:54 AM

seasonic x 650
January 6, 2010 1:56:48 PM

I'd go for Corsair too, though have never had problems with OCZ.