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Need a PSU for new (mostly) build

Nov 11, 2010
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Processor Intel i5-3450 3.1GHz
Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-M
Memory G-Skill DDR3 8GB (2x4GB) RipjawsX Dual Channel 1600MHz
Video Card(s) HIS Radeon HD 7950 IceQ X² Boost Clock
Storage OCZ Agility 2 64GB
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster P2450H 24"
Case X Blade
Power Supply OCZ Fata1ity 550W
Software Windows 7 x64
Hello guys, many may recall I made a couple of threads wondering about upgrade paths etc.

Well anywho, I have upgraded.

Asus P8Z77-M
Intel i5-3450 3.1Ghz
G-Skill 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz
and old HIS 3870 512Mb.

Well the problem is this: I had bought the Corsair TX650W PSU, which seemed to work absolutely fine for the first couple of boots, but it failed on me yesterday. Tested it comprehensively, definitely dead PSU, so filled in a RMA and it will be picked up Monday.

Anyway, looking to get another PSU. Would prefer if its modular and ~500-650W

Should mention that also being powered is 2 SATAII HDD's, 1 SSD, 2 Optical DVD drives and 3 case fans. Also would be looking to upgrade the GPU to a 7850 when the prices go down.

So can anyone recommend anything? Should mention I'm in the UK and mainly stick to ebuyer or aria/micro direct.
Nov 9, 2010
5,173 (1.97/day)
Processor Intel i7 950 @ 3.2GHz
Motherboard ASUS P6X58D-E
Cooling Corsair H50 push/pull
Memory Kingston HyperX 1600 8GB
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD 7970 OC
Storage Plextor M5P 128GB/WD Black 2x1TB,1x6TB/Seagate 1TB
Display(s) Panasonic TC-L32U3
Case Antec DF-85
Audio Device(s) Yamaha RX-V371 AVR
Power Supply XFX 850w Black Edition
Mouse Logitech G402
Keyboard Logitech K120
Software W10 Pro 64 bit
This one looks nice: Antec TruePower New 550W Modular PSU | Ebuyer.com

Don't be fooled by the wattage, unlike some of the inexpensive ones it has lots of amperage for it's power. The 650w version has a bit more than the Corsair you mentioned to give you an idea. Antec makes good PSUs. They also make cheapos of course too, but their better ones are very good.