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I have to choose between these PSUs. Which should I get?

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  1. Vincy Boy

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    I have a new system build in the works http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=72152. I have found two PSU units of interest after taking the advice of fellow forumites that my Cooler Master 500W would not be wise to use especially if I overclock (which I intend to:D). These are the two that have caught my eye, and more importantly are available to me: The Thermaltake Purepower RX W0144RU 600W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153049 and Antec's True Power Trio TP3-650W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371001 . Which is the better choice? I do like the modular design of the thermaltake but I would have no issue with the antec if it is favored by you guys and it is much cheaper here too.

    Thanks for your input!:toast:
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    there both over priced, the Thermaltake Purepower RX W0144RU is only 75% Efficiency compared the normal 85% Efficiency, oz stealth stream 600w is cheaper and better
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    Are you saying the Corsairs are overpriced?!

    Also OCZ are some of the WORST rated PSUs...read up about it you'll see what I mean.
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    yet another fanboy comment based off your own hardware :slap:

    out of them 2 and the fanboy ocz one the antec is deffo the best buy, there rock solid, pretty much among the best psu's available, rock solid and stable
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    yeah ok lol, i've owned other psu, some are better then others, depending on the cost and your budget
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    Thanks for the replies guys but I am in Barbados and the PSU's I mentioned are what is available to me right here, right now. So I only have a choice between them (and "700 watt" generic PSUs):nutkick:. Should I go for the antec which operates at up 85% efficiency?
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    antec is a winner, ask around here more and youll find that out there good psu's
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    whats wrong with your existing psu, whats the amps on the 12v rail
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    Oh the existing PSU does not exist anymore:laugh:. I had it NRFB. Returned it today I think it had 32 amps on 2 12V rails. Also read lot's of newegg reviews speaking of fan failures. So I got rid of it.
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    Ah didn't realize it was the only REAL option available there. Get the Antec, without a doubt.
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    well looks like u dont have a choice go with the antec
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    Well Antec it is. Thanks guys.:toast:. Still have to wait a while before my components get here but the PSU will give me company while I wait, not as good company as the 3 girls I share this apartment with, but that's another story...
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    u liar lol u live in a 1 bed studio apt and girls despise you, tell the truth :p
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    lucky guy, give us one
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    The beauty of the internet eh. Seriously though I do live with 3 girls, one's pregnant, not mine, too smart for that:D. 19-23 years old. I would post pics but that would be rude.

    I know 99.9% of you won't believe me though:D
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    well iam the 99.9 percent lol
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    And the other 0.1% "know" I'm a liar.:pimp:
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    smooth one vincy boy
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    +1 get the Antec that is what i am looking at getting when i fix my rig
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    Crunching for Team TPU
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    pospc, that cpu u have is hurting no offense, thats bottom of the barrel for 775 socket i believe
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    YGPM and no offense taken
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    but i see it overlclocks well
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    After all the trouble I am getting a Corsair TX650 650W. SWEEET:toast:

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