Help me choose psu please Tags: Power Supplies OCZ Corsair Components Last response: October 6, 2010 1:59 PM in Components Share subsonika October 6, 2010 12:42:43 PM hi again forum peeps, i've reduced my choices of new psu but now but cant decide, maybe u can help? my rig: athlon 64x2 4200+ ati hd4670 1 hd 3 gb ram 1 dvd audigy 2 soundcard screen res 1920x1200 (mostly used for playing 'left 4 dead 2', 'battlefield bad company 2' and similar graphic intensive games) my choices: looking good: corsair 450vx - 85% eff. 12v 33a ocz fatal1ty 550w - 82% eff. 12v 35a and maybe: corsair 430cx - 80% eff 12v 28a OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W Modular - 86% eff. 12v 18a OCZ StealthXStream 2 500W - 82% eff. 12v 18a thanks More about : choose psu subsonika October 6, 2010 12:55:17 PM hmmm i forgot this one: Corsair 400W CX PSU but i'm concerned about having less than 500w.....just incase delluser1 a c 242 ) Power supply October 6, 2010 1:00:22 PM The 400w would be fine for those spec's. Related resources Help me choose PSU please Cooler Master GX 550 or Corsair CX 500 - Forum Please Help Me Choose a PSU - Forum Please help me to choose psu - Forum Which PSU to choose Please Help Me - Forum Help me choose a psu please . - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer subsonika October 6, 2010 1:05:11 PM it's just that i think my crappy CIT 550w is causing reboots when under full load - it's only got 12v 16a and god knows what the actual efficiency is. would u say that's a reflection on the quality of the psu rather than the wattage then? (i dont really know much about this!) delluser1 a c 242 ) Power supply October 6, 2010 1:15:02 PM subsonika said: would u say that's a reflection on the quality of the psu rather than the wattage then? Yep davcon a c 270 ) Power supply October 6, 2010 1:32:21 PM Corsair PSU/VX Series 450 Watt -£50.82 inc. VAT http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl?prodID... OCZ Fatal1ty Series 550W PSU -£54.06 inc. VAT http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl?prodID... subsonika October 6, 2010 1:33:51 PM delluser1 said:Yep thanks. i'm thinkng i might as well get the corsair 450 vx, as it's only £10 more subsonika October 6, 2010 1:59:30 PM davcon said:Corsair PSU/VX Series 450 Watt -£50.82 inc. VAT http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl?prodID... OCZ Fatal1ty Series 550W PSU -£54.06 inc. VAT http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl?prodID... i've gone and ordered a corsair 450 vx from lambda, should be here tomorrow. thanks for the help Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp me choose Budget Decent PSU ForumHELP ! Please , Choose me PSU ForumPlease help me choose a PSU from these... ForumPlease help me choose which build to go with! ForumBuilding friend a budget gamer. Help me choose GPU please !! ForumPlease help me choose between these two desktop builds! ForumHelp me choose RAM please ForumATI HD 5500 Upgrade time. Please help me choose ? ForumThink my gtx460 is dying. need an upgrade - please help me choose ? ForumPlease help me choose a PSU ... look at my system:) ForumHelp me choose a graphics card, please . ForumCan you help me choose a new power supply please ? ForumPlease help a newbie understand why Seasonic PSU wont turn on :( ForumPlease help me choose one ! ForumWhich PSU to choose Please Help Me More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !