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PSU Dead... Advice on a new one??

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by nv40pimp, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. nv40pimp New Member

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    Specs are as follows
    i5-2500k
    P67 ATX mobo
    GTX460 1gb
    2x4gb G.skill Ripjaws
    1x1TB WD Black
    1x500GB WD Blue
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    H50 CPU Cooler

    I WASSSS running a 650w Lian-Li PSU Modular... which worked fine, but my dumbass didnt think about that while OCing :banghead: and now the thing is dead (several swollen caps and of course no boot)


    soooo... I'm looking for a little advice on a new PSU that will be more capable maybe 750w+ hopefully under $100 and modular. And suggestions would be great

    Thanks!
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Dont know about the TR2 PSUs...either the toughpower or the one cadaveca's link, thats where I would go, no need squandering over $20 for the heart of a PC you already sent into cardiac arrest;)
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Corsair or Silverstone imo...

    Though for what you got there, 650W is plenty. I was running my system (just with HD4870) on 550W LC Power and it worked fine. I'm with Corsair HX-750 now and it's great. Silverstone PSU's are also pretty good. Not all of them but more the higher end segment. Check the reviews on which are good.
     
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    Well like a BOSS I took my PSU into my shop and replaced the busted caps (mostly 10v 3300uf), gonna try it when I get off at 5 and see how it goes!

    Thanks for the advice guys, I think I'll just leave everything at stock until I get a bigger PSU down the road.
     
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    Don't forget about Antec Earthwatts/Truepower/High Current Gamer series, cheaper pricing for similar output makes getting one of those worth considering.
     
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    Corsair hx 750/850 or tx ones really solid psu's!!!

    I also a thermaltake toughpower kabelmangement 700 watts ,now for 2,5 years and still working fine, same system but with sli'd gtx275 and a q9550's 3.6ghz
     
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    Corsair TX650 V2 $70 after rebate Newegg Not modular but good price
     
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    corsair, I love em. Never had one fail on me yet. I had a HX520 running a 5870 and quad phenom no probs..

    I don't like Thermal take but I recently bought a 600w litepower ($60aus) and to my surprise I can game for hours on my HTPC (specs on left) and the thing doesn't even get warm!! at least my corsair used to get warm on this setup.

    DO NOT skimp on the PSU, it is the most important component in the system.

    I good 600w should be heaps for your setup you could even run 460 sli no probs on 600w. My vote is HX650.

    $99 at newegg after rebate, perfect :)

    CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-650HX 650W ATX12V v2.2 / E...
     
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    cooler master silent pro gold. /end thread
     
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    First your Lian Li should have worked fine with overclock on your setup. So I would suggest Corsair, I you don't plan SLI go with TX or HX 650.
     
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    I second for the corsair hx850 best psu i ever bought
     

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