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Corsair or Antec? - Antec or Corsair?

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January 29, 2013 4:57:10 AM

The Antec in question:
http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=8639

And the Corsair:
http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9908

From what I can gather, both of these manufacturers have a good rep.
And, as they are the same price, I don't care either way, just thought I'd get some advice from the pros.

I WILL be running:
A single HDD
A DVD Drive
A Graphics card with minimum PSU requirement of 450w

and MAYBE:
A PCI-E x1 SATA Controller card (With an SSD attached)
OR
A PCI-E x1 USB 3.0 HUB

Thanks in advance,
AUS_Doug


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a c 111 ) Power supply
January 29, 2013 8:00:54 AM

The Antec VP550W, it is a better build and can output a few more watts compared to the Corsair.
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a b ) Power supply
January 29, 2013 8:33:58 AM

same warranty also? maybe seasonic :) 
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a b ) Power supply
January 29, 2013 8:53:03 AM

The corsair as it has a single rail opposed to a multi 12v rail
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a c 243 ) Power supply
January 29, 2013 10:22:38 AM

AUS_Doug said:

A Graphics card with minimum PSU requirement of 450w

Doesn't tell much
I have an old 7900GTO that had a minimum 450w requirement, combined with a modern dual core I can't make it put a 50% load on a 300 watt psu
Either of your chioces are more than enough, both are budget grade, choose the least expensive of the 2 and don't worry about the # of 12v rails
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January 29, 2013 8:33:34 PM

Best answer selected by AUS_Doug.
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