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  1. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    my psu passed away again.

    So i have decided its time to get a good PSU.

    My priorities are:
    cheapest possible (stay below 100usd)
    atleast 600W,
    must last a couple of years.

    I have shortlisted the corsair GS600

    you can refer to www.primeabgb.com for available products.

    Thanks :toast:
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    How many Rs would that be, if we're looking at that site? 4000ish?

    Anyway, it would seem that PSU is the best for the price there.
     
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    yeah. My limit is 4500. But make it as low as possible. Basically i dont have any money. Lets see if all the people i helped fix/setup computers will helo me, else i have to beg my dad.

    I have no idea about other companies.
     
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    I am second that, the Corsair GS600 is the best you can get with that budget in that site, good manufacturer/model, powerful +12V rail 48A, MBTF 100.000 hours, all safety features, etc :)

    EDIT: I saw the Coolermaster eXtreme Power Plus 650W for 4200, seems good but I think the Corsair one is better, specially the 12V rail :)
     
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    Avoid that. But since it's d.d.d., GET THAT PSU! :roll:
     
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    If you can live with 500W (and your system specs say you should be able to :p) you could get the FSP Saga II 500W. The only review I've seen is a roundup on Tomshardware though.. But the cheap FSP PSU I have in my system seems to perform decently.
     
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    True, I read a few reviews and all coincides it is bad, shame for a brand like Coolermaster :mad: Corrected my previous post

    I would choose the Corsair, unless there were a better one but I am unable to find one there :(
     
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    most coolermaster PSU's are in fact, quite terrible. even their best units are only equal to the mid range units of brands like corsair and the other top tier brands.



    anyway, quit with the trolling. DDD has to grow up and get a real PC some day.
     
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    Thanks for the clarification I though that coolermaster was a good brand of PSUs!

    Is the last part of your message directed to me? I didn't trolled here :confused:
     
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    Trolled? Who trolled? As far as I can see there was no trolling at all done in this thread? :wtf:
     
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    no derek, i think it was for entropy.
     
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    Shame about the limited number of PSUs available though. You can buy an Antec TruePower New 750W for roughly the same price over here, or an FSP 85+ Everest 700W for even cheaper (it's the 80PLUS Bronze, they're better than the previous-gen 80PLUS only Everest).
     
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    well, me no phillipino, so :( i have to be satisfied with this. Also the value of the dollar is fluctuating. A LOT. So i can expect an increase of price by 10- 15 percent.
     
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    derek: DDD is a troll magnet. trust me, if i'd left this thread alone it would have gone straight to indian hell.

    and no, coolermaster PSU's are not that great. they're available everywhere, but that doesnt mean they're good. their best units are still mostly average multi rail PSU's with low amperage per rail, with only a few exceptions - and their cheap stuff (in DDD's price range) is equivalent to the free PSU that comes with a case (crap.)


    my vote goes for that corsair G600 as well, it may be their budget range but shit, 48A on a single 12A rail is better than most PSU's out there. that'd be rated as 750/800W if it was any other brand.
     
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    Got the GS600.

    im fucking impressed with everything, especially the packaging!.

    only trouble was managing all those 80cm cables in my mini tower :(
     
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    Good choice!
     
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    it cost a little more than whats mentioned(rs 300 extra) but i enjoyed the fun of picking it up myself and having it in one day :D


    but i dont see any overclocking improvements. my CPU is a lemon
     
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    Many thanks for both clarifications now I am sure the PSUs I WON'T get :toast:

    :banghead: If you are referring to stability issues when OC'ing, then I am in the same boat. I I can't overclock mine CPU even a BIT without getting a damn BSOD (unrecoverable hardware error thing) at boot, but I didn't tried another PSU yet :(
    That's bad luck to get a chip unable to OC :(
     
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    BUT my chip used to do 3.6GHz easy before. i think this RMA'd Board is fucked to shit. but then again i used lower ram speeds and lower NB at that time.

    anyhoo here is some pics of it in my rig

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    sorry if they arent good. taken with the phone
     
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