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Which PSU should I buy?

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January 25, 2012 2:31:15 AM

I'm currently working on my first build, and I'm unsure about what power supply I should get.

Right now I'm looking at these two, but other suggestions are welcome. I'm just trying to stay at or below $100.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=17-341-...

With the promo code, discount, and mail-in rebate the OCZ PSU would only cost $50, so I don't really know what to expect quality-wise.

I'll be using an AMD Phenom II X6 1100T, and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti.
Honestly, I'm just assuming that 700W is enough.

Sorry for being a noob, if you need anymore information just tell me.

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a c 274 ) Power supply
January 25, 2012 2:41:12 AM

Don't buy the ModX 700W it's not a good unit = the 600W version is a good unit.
I own two ModX 600's and one is 2yr+ and one 1yr+.
What i would buy within your budget.
Seasonic M12II 620W = semi-modular/5yr warranty
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=52176&vpn=M12II%20620&...
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January 25, 2012 2:46:34 AM

Thank you. I figured something was up with that PSU because of all the discounts.

Would 620W be enough though?
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a c 111 ) Power supply
January 25, 2012 2:49:46 AM

More than enough
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January 25, 2012 2:57:24 AM

Ah, okay. Thank you. I'll look into the psu davcon suggested, and I'll try to decide on what to get sometime this week.

If the ModX 600's are good though, I may just get one of those. The less money I have to spend the better.

Edit: I've decided to go with what davcon suggested. I'll order it tonight while it's still on sale along with a HAF 912. :) 
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January 26, 2012 8:39:14 PM

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January 26, 2012 9:11:14 PM

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