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May 26, 2011 4:21:50 PM

XFX 650W xxx edition
vs
Cooler Master Silent Pro M500
vs
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W
vs
Seasonic M12II 520W

I need opinion on choosing a PSU for my build, I'm going to run my old single HD 5830 and I just want to know what is the better choice, I'm willing to give 70 euro's max for a PSU so I guess that's around $100 lower will be appreciated? the PSU's listed above are all around 70 euro's, I think some are overkill with their 650-700W, but how low do i want to go? will 500W be enough?

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a b ) Power supply
May 26, 2011 4:29:39 PM

The XFX.
a c 275 ) Power supply
May 26, 2011 7:30:43 PM

Yep! if the price is right the XFX is a very good unit.
Even the M12II is a solid choice if you never plan to xfire..
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a c 144 ) Power supply
May 26, 2011 7:45:57 PM

In order of quality: Seasonic, XFX (built by Seasonic), OCZ, then CoolerMaster. The XFX is the best balance between quality and capacity.

For a single 5830, any will do nicely.

Of the 4, I'd get the XFX. Sooner or later, you are going to want to expand or upgrade.
May 26, 2011 8:03:17 PM

True, true. Thank you all for the reply's, I guess it's the XFX one I'm going for.
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