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PSU quality

Hi.

I have been undecided between PSUs.
I think I found 2 PSU with characteristics I am looking for:

ANTEC HIGH CURRENT GAMER 900W
or
XFX PRO850W XXX EDITION MODULAR

Both cost about the same.
My question is about their built quality.
Which one is more future proof and better built?

Any other recommendations of PSU around the same price with 700w+ and 4 x 6+2 pic-e are welcome.

Thanks in advance.
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  1. People say Antec has high build quality. I've heard it repeated in the forums. XFX doesn't seem to have as high quality.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371049
    Is cheaper. ha
  2. The Antec was built by Delta. It's a good unit, although there is a similar Delta-built one that recently was not awarded at HardwareSecrets, apparently due to some quality issues.
    The XFX is built by Seasonic. Seasonic does not know how to build a bad PSU. Also because it is modular, this is the one I'd choose out of those two.
  3. The Antec is made by Delta and is rated quite well with a 9.5/10 from Jonnyguru.

    http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story5&reid=211

    The XFX like all XFX units is made by Seasonic. It gets a 9.6/10 from jonnyguru.

    http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story5&reid=165

    Flip a coin or go with the cheaper unit. Either one is a great chioce for a high end gaming build. The only units I would consider over either are the Seasonic X series or the new Seasonic Platnium series.
  4. Best answer
    Here is a tier list for power supplies, they both seem to be close but it looks like the XFX unit is in tier 1 (best) and the Antec one is Tier 2 (not as good as Tier 1 but still good).

    http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx

    Edit: Try this power supply below

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703028
    Costs 139.99 after rebate, Tier 2

    Edit 2: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139016
    Costs 139.99 after rebate, Tier 1

    Edit 3: Much cheaper in price
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182073
    Costs a mere 99.99, tier 2

    All have 4 pci-e connectors and are 750+ in watts
  5. Best answer selected by blacknemesist.
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