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  1. WojtasRed

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    Tagan 700W -U33 2-Force II
    OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W
    OCZ GameXStream 700W SLI
    OCZ 700W StealthXStream
    Can you tell me what will be the best pick?
     
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    Are they the only choices?

    And is there four or three choices? :confused:
     
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    I wanna PSU with 700W and strong 12V and cheap of course. I can buy one of them in almost same price,
     
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    Can you get hold of any Corsairs? Or PC Power and Cooling? Or Silverstone?
     
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    Only Silver Power SP-SS 650 King Kong
     
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    a silverstone 650w is more than enough for your system dude =p
     
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    Hmm, that SP-SS650 is made by seasonic.

    You got any other made by Seasonic, they are one of the best.
     
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    Why bother when OCZ is PCP&C just cheaper??

    If he wants cheap and reliable then he may as well get an OCZ unit, I have 3 and they have never let me down powering simple things like a Pent D server with a ATI X1300 to my main rig with E8400 and 9800GTX.


    @OP: The StealthXStream is the same as the GameXStream apart from it doesn't have the blue LED...ModXStreme is modular so will be better for cable management but is more expensive....without knowing what case you have its hard to tell you what one to get, but if the case is small or bad for cabale management then get the modular unit....if its a fairly big case get the StealthXStream as the blue LED fan in the Game unit doesn't offer anything better and you pay more.
     
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    I know the OCZ arent bad, just wanted to check they werent the only choices, because for all I knew a Corsair could have been available for the same price :)
     
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    I wasn't trying to be an ass Alex, don't worry lol

    And if they are at the same price they he should get one. ;)


    I doubt they are though....they are very nice PSU's
     
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    Wasnt saying you were being an ass, just wanted to explain why I asked if there were more available :)
     
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    I have that powering the rig in my specs. Love it. Cost me $75 shipped, BNIB 5yr warranty.
     
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    Corsair TX750W is going cheap globally. See if you can get that. Among these choices, I have to pick the Tagan 700W, out of the good experience I had with ABS-Tagan ITZ700W. They're not exactly the same brand, though the same manufacturing source.
     
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    I have had 3 Tagan brand PSUs burn out in the last 4 years. So I stopped using them. Just wasn't worth the risk. Then went to SeaSonic and haven't had a single hiccup. Been with Seasonic since Feb 08. First SS was the Antec EA380 and it took a beating... powered the rig in my specs for about a week while the SS-550HT was being shipped to me. lol. So my 2 cents = Any of the OCZs really.

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    Tbh out of those choices, I wouldn't choose any of them. But if I had to choose, it would be the tagan
     
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    Those OCZ are FSP units, which is a very good brand.
     
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    OCZ are still second best IMO.
     
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    What about CORSAIR CMPSU-650TXEU - 650W TX?
     
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    YES YES YES YES!!!!! :D

    Thats the one!
     
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    Good choice. Very well built seasonic unit
     
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    In my country this CORSAIR CMPSU-650TXEU - 650W TX is a bit cheaper than OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W and OCZ GameXStream 700W SLI ;) So it`s a better choice?
     
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    i also nominate that.
     
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    That Corsair is an excellent unit. I have a VX450 powering my system and it's great. Corsair has great PSUs.
     
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    If the Corsair was even a little more expensive it is the better PSU to get.

    The fact it is cheaper answers your question for you. Get it!
     
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    You should go with a Corsair PSU, i hear great things about em.

    I do like my OCZ Stealthxstream 600w PSU, so if your only going to pick one of those three in the OP i say go Stealthxstream.
     

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