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Out of these three brands, which is the best?

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December 31, 2011 11:14:06 PM

I was wondering which brand would be the best quality and best worth the money.

500-600W PSU Antec, XFX, Seasonic, or Corsair.

I know that all of these brands are good. But which would be best for the 80 bucks I spend on one.

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December 31, 2011 11:15:51 PM

Oops, title messed up. 4 BRANDS!

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December 31, 2011 11:26:37 PM

I would rate it as this:
Seasonic > XFX/Corsair > Antec
but for Corsair and Antec, you have to be careful, since they don't produce their own PSUs, the Corsair enthusiast series is produced by Seasonic, so those are good, however the builders series is produced by some other company, which has worse reviews than the Enthusiast series PSUs. Same goes with Antec only I don't know who produces Antec's PSUs.
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December 31, 2011 11:33:08 PM

Thanks, so Seasonic will be my brand of choice. I heard they were very good quality.
December 31, 2011 11:33:18 PM

Best answer selected by RockNRollz.
December 31, 2011 11:34:59 PM

rocknrollz said:
Thanks, so Seasonic will be my brand of choice. I heard they were very good quality.

They are! And so is Corsair (the Enthusiast series at least) you might find Corsair cheaper, but both are good
January 1, 2012 12:04:01 AM

No way to answer ......advice about brands should be taken with a few pounds of salt :) . Which of the following do you think is true ?

Antec makes crappy PSU's
Antec makes good PSU's
Antec makes very good PSU's
Antec makes great PSU's

The answer .... all of the above. Manufacturer's are in business to make money ... the more they sell the more they make. Targeting a single market segment limits the number of customers you can sell to, limiting the amount of sales. So most vendors sell to multiple market segments:

Great PSU's

Very Good PSU's

Good PSU's

Crappy PSU's

Most Corsair PSU's are in fact made by Channelwell...who makes:

The entire CX series except for the 400
The entire GS series
HX750, 850 and 1000
Entire TX Series except for 650

Seasonic makes their :

AX750 and 850
HX650 and smaller
VX450 and TX650

Their flagship AX1200 is made by Flextronics
January 1, 2012 12:09:29 AM

^+1 wayy more detail than mine
January 1, 2012 3:39:28 AM

I have it in a text file :)