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Need new PSU

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August 6, 2011 8:14:05 PM

Hey guys, could someone help me, I need a new PSU, as my current one (hiper) has started buzzing a lot.

My system has Phenom 720 x3, 4GB DDR2 1066, GTX 260, 500gb hd. my budget is £45- £50.

I hope someone knows of a good PSU for this price and is good for my configuration :)  Thanks!

edit: Is this psu any good? http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA...

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August 6, 2011 10:23:03 PM

henydiah said:
Yes ocz modxstream 500 is good modular psu,actually 600W labeled 500W with 81-85% efficiensi..wow it awesome. Look in review :
www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/OCZ-ModXStream-Pro-500-...
Your price at newegg $64.99 , $49.99 after $15.00 Mail-In Rebate Card
and amazone :


Your replies never fail to amaze me.

Newegg and Amazon do not ship to England.
August 7, 2011 1:49:31 AM

Well, Amazon.co.uk ships to England, but yes your right, he has the completely wrong links.
a c 87 ) Power supply
August 7, 2011 12:44:52 PM

IMO, the Corsai CX500 is not as good as the two I listed previously. It has a lower temp rating than the XFX; I couldn't find a temperature rating for the Silverpower. The XFX has higher efficiency than the Corsair or Silverpower.
Corsair CX500 is built by CWT.
Both the Silverpower and XFX units I listed are built by Seasonic.
They are all physically the same size.
XFX: 9 SATA connectors, 6 4-pin peripheral connectors, 2 EPS12V (CPU) connectors
Silverpower: 6 SATA connectors, 6 4-pin peripheral connectors
Corsair: 5 SATA connectors, 4 4-pin peripheral connectors
They all have 2 PCIe connectors.

The Cooler Master GX is not worth considering at all.
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