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Lightbulb PSU: Power Supply Guide for Today's & Tomorrow's Computers

PSU: Power Supply Guide for Today's & Tomorrow's Computers

UPDATED 4-20-09

ALL mobo manufacturers recommend 24-pin native ATX for their newer mobos, not adaptors!

These "Recommended Brands" have are responsible for introducing the very best PSU's available, as well as providing cost effective PSU's for less demanding situations. Not every PSU offered by these "trusted brands" is a stellar performer, but none are known to cause problems either!

The Best of the Best: World Class!

Antec: Signature Series: 650W & 850W
Corsair: HX Series: 520W, 620W & 1000W
Delta Electronics
Etasis
Enermax: REVOLUTION85+ Series: 850W, 950W & 1050W, Galaxy Evo 1250W
PC P&C: Turbo Cool Series: 860W & 1200W
Seasonic:
Seventeam
Silverstone: Zeus ZM & ZU Series: 1200W
Zalman
Zippy/Emacs

The Best of the Rest: More Than Good Enough!

Akasa
CWT
Fortron (FSP) (Sparkle)
iStarUSA
OCZ
Tagan
Xcilo

Other companies also make "known good" PSU's, that we will recommend on a unit by unit basis as their line-ups includes "known problem" PSU's as well.

Some Recommended PSU's will be Single +12V Rail, most will have from 2X to 6X +12V Rails,
The Vast Majority of the Time (95%+) the Number of Rails will have NO Impact on System Performance.

Only Very Unusual Systems Will Truly Benefit from Using a Single-Rail PSU.

Prices are posted at time of update, always search for lowest price, shipping & tax before ordering!

Quote:
These PSU's were designed for older systems where the CPU is often powered from the +5V rail.
However these still provide enough +12V amperage to run most of today's lowend to midrange systems.


[Many Different Versions, many are 20-pin ATX Only]
ENERMAX EG365AX-VE(W) / EG365AX-VE(G) / EG365P-VE 350W
Output +3.3V@32A; +5V@32A; -5V@1A; +12V@26A; -12V@1A; +5VSB@2.2A
Specs: http://www.enermax.com.tw/english/pr...y1.asp?PrID=29
From $25: http://froogle.google.com/froogle?q=...line&scoring=p

[Many Different Versions, many are 20-pin ATX Only]
ENERMAX EG465AX-VE(W) / EG465AX-VE(G) / EG465P-VE
Output +3.3V@35A; +5V@35A; -5V@1A; +12V@33A; -12V@1A; +5VSB@2.2A
Specs: http://www.enermax.com.tw/english/pr...y1.asp?PrID=28
From $35: http://froogle.google.com/froogle?q=...line&scoring=p

[20/24-pin ATX]
VANTEC ION 2 VAN-460N ATX12V/ EPS12V 460W

Output +3.3V@28A; +5V@30A; -5V@0.5A; +12V@30A; -12V@0.8A; +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.vantecusa.com/p_ion2460.html
From $50: http://froogle.google.com/froogle?so...line&scoring=p
This is my #1 Recommendation for this class of PSU's.

[20-pin ATX Only]
PC P&C Silencer 360 ATX 360W
Output: +5V @ 30A, +12V @ 21A, -12V @ 0.8A, +3.3V @ 26A, +5VSB @ 2A
Specs: http://www.pcpowercooling.com/produc...view=techspecs
$36: http://www.pcpowercooling.com/produc...ATX&view=about
Quote:
When Lowest Price is the Deciding Factor: Lowest Priced PSU's Recommended

FSP Group ATX300-PA 300W
Max. Combined: +12V@22A (No PCI-E Connectors)
+3.3V@20A, +5V@20A, +12V1@16A, +12V2@16A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/PC_OEM/AT.../ATX300PA.html
$25: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104951
Review 1:
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Antec Basiq BP-350B 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@23A (No PCI-E Connectors)
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@10A, +12V2@13A,-12V@0.3A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/
$23: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371013
Review 1:
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FSP Group ATX350-PA 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@25A (No PCI-E Connectors)
+3.3V@22A, +5V@21A, +12V1@18A, +12V2@16A, -12V@0.3A, +5VSB@2A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/PC_OEM/AT.../ATX350PA.html
$30: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104901
Review 1:
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SILVERSTONE ST350 350W (No PCI-E Connectors)
Max. Combined: +12V@25A
+3.3V@22A,+5V@21A,+12V1@18A, +12V2@16A,-12V@0.3A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...st350&area=usa
$40: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256019
Review 1:
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SILVERSTONE ST400 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@29A
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A, +12V2@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...st400&area=usa
$30: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256032
Review 1:
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UPDATED 4-20-09

Sorted By What Really Counts! Max Combined +12V Amperage!

As you know, if you don't read this Guide, for today's systems it is all about the +12V Amperage,
not the wattage, only rarely the number of rails, not the +3.3V or the +5V or the -12V or the +5Vsb,
and certainly not the "retired from specs/usage" -5V.

All Recommend PSU's have more than enough amperage on these "secondary" rails,
it how much amperage that a PSU has on the +12V rail(s) that determines its abilities & classification.

Therefore we will sort our list of Recommend PSU's by their +12V Amperage, not their wattage!

All Recommended PSU's are either 80 PLUS Certified &/or Proven to Average 80%+ Efficiency.

Prices are posted at time of update, always search for lowest price, shipping & tax before ordering!

SeaSonic SS-300ES 300W
Max. Combined: +12V@24A
+3.3V@18A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/PDF/Catalog/SS-500-300ES.pdf
$38: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151055
Review 1:
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SeaSonic SS-300ET 300W
Max. Combined: +12V@24A
+3.3V@18A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/atx.htm
$40: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151059
Review 1:
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SeaSonic S12 II SS-330GB 330W
Max. Combined: +12V@24A
+3.3V@18A, +5V@20A, +12V1@17A, +12V2@17A
Specs: http://www.newegg.com/Product
$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151035
Review 1:
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SeaSonic SS-350ES 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@27A
+12V1@17A, +12V2@17A, +5V@20A, +3.3V@20A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/80plus.htm
$47: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151038
Review 1:
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SeaSonic SS-350ET 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@27A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/atx.htm
$49: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151060
Review 1:
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SeaSonic S12 II SS-380GB 380W
Max. Combined: not on site
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,
-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com/ (discontinued?)
$63: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151032
Review 1:
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Antec earthwatts EA380 380W Rated@50C
Max. Combined: +12V@27A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27380
$40: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371005
Review 1:
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PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS370X 370W Rated@40C
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V@27A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...ATX/index.html
$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...namitedata.com
Review 1:
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FSP Group ZEN 400 400W FANLESS
Max. Combined: Not Stated
+3.3V@20A,+5V@14A,+12V1@14A,+12V2@13A,
-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/PC_RETAIL/ZEN400/ZEN400.html
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104035
Review 1:
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SILVERSTONE ST40EF 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@28A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@14A,+12V1@16A,
+12V2@18A,-12V@0.3A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...t40ef&area=usa
$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256039
Review 1:
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BFG Tech LS-450 450W World Class PSU!
+3.3V@24A,+5V@20A,+12V@29A,-12V@0.3A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.bfgpower.com/manual
$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817702014
Review 1: [H] Editor's Choice Enthusiast Gold Award (3-10-09)
Review 2: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 9 (2-15-09)

Corsair CX400 400W
+3.3V@20A, +5V@20A, +12V@30A, -12V@0.8A, +5Vsb@2.5A
Specs: http://www.corsair.com/products/cx/default.aspx
$43: http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-400w...ml?dcaid=15891
Review 1:
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Antec earthwatts EA430 430W Rated@50C
Max. Combined: +12V@30A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27430
$43: http://www.provantage.com/antec-ea380~7ANTS02R.htm
Review 1:
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PC P&C Silencer 420 ATX 420W Rated@40C
+5V @ 20A, +12V @ 30A, -12V @ 0.8A, +3.3V @ 20A, +5VSB @ 2.5A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...ATX/index.html
$62: http://www.xpcgear.com/ppcs420x.html
Review 1:
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SeaSonic SS-400ES 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@30A
+5V@20A, +3.3V@20A,+12V1@17A, +12V2@17A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/80plus.htm
$54: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151039
Review 1:
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SeaSonic SS-400ET 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@30A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/atx.htm
$57: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151061
Review 1:
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FSP Group FSP400-60PFB 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@32A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@16A,+12V2@16A,-12V@0.5A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/FSP40060PFB80.HTML
$60: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104056
Review 1:
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ENERMAX Liberty ELT400AWT-ECO 400W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@32A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=169
$60: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194042
Review 1:
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CORSAIR CMPSU-450VX 450W
3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V@33A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/vx.aspx
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139003
Review 1:
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ENERMAX MODU82+ EMD425AWT 425W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@33A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,
+12V3@22A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_55
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194031
Review 1:
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SeaSonic SS-500ET 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/
$67: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151069
Review 1:
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SeaSonic SS-500ES 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+5V@24A, +3.3V@24A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/80plus.htm
$65: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151040
Review 1:
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Antec earthwatts EA500 500W Rated@50C
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27500
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371007
Review 1:
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SeaSonic S12 II SS-500GB 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,
-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com (discontinued?)
$83: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151034
Review 1:
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PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS500 500W Rated@40C
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V@35A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...12V/index.html
$60: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703015
Review 1:
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SeaSonic M12II SS-500GM 500W
Max. Combined: +12@35A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com/pdf/datasheet/01PC/M12II.pdf
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151056
Review 1:
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Antec Neo Power 500 500W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@38A Rated@50C
+3.3V@23A, +5V@17A, +12V1@17A, +12V2@17A, +12V3@17A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=28500
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103940
Review 1:
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ENERMAX Liberty ELT500AWT-ECO 500W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@38A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@24A,+12V2@24A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=170
$85: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194043
Review 1:
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CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX 520W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: Acts as a Single-Rail +12V@40A Rated@50C
+3.3@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A,- 12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://corsairmemory.com/corsair/pro...ish_Manual.pdf
$82: http://www.provantage.com/corsair-me...x~7CSMC02X.htm
Review 1: Best Power Supply Manufacturer by Custom PC 2008
Review 2: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 9

ENERMAX MODU82+ EMD525AWT 525W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@40A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@25A,
+12V3@25A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_55
$105: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194035
Review 1:
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ENERMAX PRO82+ EPR525AWT 525W
Max. Combined: +12V@40A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@25A,
+12V3@25A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_56
$85: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194034
Review 1:
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CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W
+3.3V@30A,+5V@20A,+12V@41A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/vx.aspx
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139004
Review 1:
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SeaSonic S12 Energy Plus SS-550HT 550W
Max. Combined: +12V@41A
+3.3V@24A, +5V@30A, +12V1@18A, +12V2@18A, +12V3@18A, +12V4@18A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/s12plus.htm
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151027
Review 1:
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BFG Tech LS-550 550W (Old 4X +12V Rail Model)
Max. Combined: +12V@41A@40C
+3.3V@24A, +5V@30A, +12V1@16A, +12V2@16A, +12V3@16A, +12V4@16A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr550wlspsu.aspx
$60: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817702008
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BFG LS-550 550W (New Single Rail Model)
+3.3V = 24A, +5V = 24A, 3.3V +5V, +12V = 42A, -12V = 0.3A, +5Vsb = 2.5A
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr550wlspsunew.aspx
$60 Maybe, as I can only find the old quad rail model for sale.
Review 1: Anandtech Editor's Choice Gold
Review 2: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 8

Antec Signature SG650 650W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@43A Rated at 50C
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,+12V3@25A, -12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=22650
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371017
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 10
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Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W Rated@50C
Max. Combined: +12V@45A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,
+12V3@25A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27650
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371015
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 9
Review 2:

Antec TP-550 550W NEW PRODUCT[Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@45A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,+12V3@20A, +12V4@20A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/usa/productDeta...an=us&id=23552
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371020
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SILVERSTONE ST60F 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@25A, +5V@30A, +12V1@32A, +12V2@32A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=ST60F&area=
$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817163109
Review 1: Techaddicts editors' choice award
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SPARKLE R-SPI600GLN 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@36A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,
+12V3@18A,+12V4@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.sparklepower.com/pdf/ACTION600_SPI600GLN.pdf
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103022
Review 1:
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SeaSonic M12 SS-600HM 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A, +12V4@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/m12.htm
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151030
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST60EF 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@32A,+12V2@32A,
-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...T60EF&area=usa
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256046
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ENERMAX Liberty ELT620AWT-ECO 620W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=171
$110: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194044
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PC Power & Cooling S61EPS 610W Rated@40C
+3.3@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@49A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpowercooling.com/produc...EPS&view=about
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005
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SILVERSTONE ST70F 700W
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A, +12V3@18A,+12V4@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...ST70F&area=usa
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256045
Review 1: Best of Tom's Hardware 2008 Award
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Seventeam ST-650PAF 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@30A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=37&pid=419
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176005
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CORSAIR CMPSU-620HX 620W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: Acts as a Single-Rail +12V@50A Rated@50C
+3.3@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A,- 12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/corsair/...er_supply.html
$100: http://www.provantage.com/corsair-me...x~4CSMC02Y.htm
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 9.5
Review 2: Best Power Supply Manufacturer by Custom PC 2008

ENERMAX MODU82+ EMD625AWT 625W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@25A,
+12V3@25A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_55
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194027
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST65EF 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@30A,
-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...o=ST65EF&area=
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256048
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BFG Tech LS SERIES LS-680 680W
Max. Combined: +12V@51A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,+12V3@20A, +12V4@20A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr680wlspsu.aspx
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817702009
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CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@52A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/tx.aspx
$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005
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SeaSonic S12 Energy Plus SS-650HT 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@52A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A, +12V4@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/s12plus.htm
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151028
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ENERMAX INFINITI EIN650AWT 650W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@52A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@28A,+12V2@28A,
+12V3@28A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194021
$190: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194022
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SILVERSTONE OP650 650W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@54A, -12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=op650&area=
$110: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256012
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SILVERSTONE DECATHLON DA650 650W Rated@50C [Modular]
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@54A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=da650&area=
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256021
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Antec TP-650 650W NEW PRODUCT [Modular]
Max Combined: +12V@54A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,+12V3@25A, +12V4@25A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=23652
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371021
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XCLIO DIAMONDPOWER 680W 680W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@54A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.xclio.com/products/produc...0w.htm#details
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189019
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ENERMAX INFINITI EIN720AWT 720W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@56A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@28A,+12V2@28A,
+12V3@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_52
$190: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194021
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SILVERSTONE OP700 700W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@58A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op700&area=usa
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256033

SILVERSTONE DA700 700W Rated@50C [Modular]
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@58A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...da700&area=usa
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256035
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PC Power & Cooling S75CF 750W Rated@40C
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@60A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/power-supply/...crossfire.html
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341011
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PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS750QBL 750W Rated@40C
+5V @ 30A, +12V @ 60A, -12V @ 0.8A, +3.3V @ 24A, +5VSB @ 3A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...ue_/index.html
$110: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703019
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CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W
+3.3V@30A,+5V@28A,+12V@60A, -12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/tx.aspx
$105: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006
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SILVERSTONE OP750 750W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@60A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op750&area=usa
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256016
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Seventeam ST-750PAF 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=37&pid=109
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176003
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST75EF 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@35A, -12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...o=ST75EF&area=
$95: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256049
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Seventeam ST-750ZAF 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=38&pid=111
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176004
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SILVERSTONE DA750 750W Rated@50C [Modular]
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@60A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=da750&area=
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256017
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PC Power & Cooling S75QB 750W Rated@40C
+5V @ 30A, +12V @ 60A, -12V @ 0.8A, +3.3V @ 24A, +5VSB @ 3A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/view...php?show=S75QB
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703009
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ZALMAN ZM750-HP 750W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,
+12V3@20A,+12V4@20A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=197
$145: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817379006
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ZALMAN ZM850-HP 850W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@28A,
+12V4@28A,+12V5@18A,+12V6@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.
Specs: http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=198
$165: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817379007
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Antec TP-750 750W NEW PRODUCT [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@62A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@25A,+12V3@25A, +12V4@25A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/usa/productDeta...an=us&id=23754
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371025
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 9.5
Review 2:

SeaSonic M12D SS-750 750W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@62A Rated at 40C
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@38A,+12V2@38A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/M12D.htm
$250: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151068
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mushkin 550300 800W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@64A [Acts as a Single Rail]
+3.3V@26A, +5V@26A,+12V1@20A, +12V2@20A, +12V3@20A, +12V4@20A, (+12Vtotal@64A,) -12V@0.8A, 5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.mushkin.com/doc/products/...y/xp-800ap.asp
$119: http://www.mushkin.com/doc/products/...y/xp-800ap.asp
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Antec TPQ-850 850W Rated@50C [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@64A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A,
+12V4@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27850
$200: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371009
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PC Power & Cooling PPCT860 860W Rated@50C World Class PSU!
+3.3V@22A,+5V@26A,+12V@64A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/power-supply/turbo-cool-860.html
$220: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703013
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PC Power & Cooling PPCT860ESA 860W Rated@50C World Class PSU!
+3.3V@22A,+5V@26A,+12V@64A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: https://shop.pcpower.com/products/de...ESA/index.html
$240: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703021
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST85EF 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@65A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@35A, -12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...T85EF&area=usa
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256050
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Seventeam ST-850PAF 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@65A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=37&pid=110
$150: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176001
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Seventeam ST-850ZAF 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@65A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=38&pid=112
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176002
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BFG Tech ES SERIES ES-800 800W World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@65A Rated at 40C
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,
+12V3@36A,+12V4@36A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr800wespsu.aspx
$190: http://www.bfgstore.com/ProductDetai...=BFGR800WESPSU
Review 1: [H]ard Editor's Choice Enthusiast Gold Award
Review 2: guru3D Best Hardware Award
Review 3: Hardware Canucks DAM GOOD

Antec Signature SG850 850W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@65A Rated at 50C
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,+12V3@25A, +12V4@25A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=22850
$250: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371018
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 10
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP800 800W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@66A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op800&area=usa
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256034
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SILVERSTONE DA800 800W Rated@50C [Modular]
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@66A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...da800&area=usa
$180: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256036
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CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W
+3.3V@30A, +5V30A, +12V@70A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.corsair.com/products/tx/default.aspx
$115: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139009
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SPARKLE Magna R-SPI900GCM 900W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,
+12V3@20A,+12V4@20A,-12V@1A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.sparklepower.com/pdf/SPI900GCM.pdf
$146: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103032
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SILVERSTONE ST85F 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@35A,+12V2@35A,
-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=st85f&area=
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256011
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SILVERSTONE OP850 850W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@70A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op850&area=usa
$190: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256024
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SILVERSTONE DECATHLON DA850 850W Rated@50C [Modular]
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@70A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=da850&area=
$200: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256022
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ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ ERV850EWT 850W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A,+12V3@30A, +12V4@30A,
+12V5@30A,+12V6@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@5A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=174
$270: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194041
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Antec TruePower Quattro TPQ-1000 1000W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@70A Rated@50C
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,
+12V3@18A,+12V4@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27100
$230: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371012
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SeaSonic M12D SS-850 850W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@70A Rated at 40C
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@40A,+12V2@40A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/M12D.htm
$300: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151067
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 9.5
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XCLIO DIAMONDPOWER 880W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@72A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.xclio.com/products/produc...0w.htm#details
$220: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189020
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SPARKLE Magna R-SPI1000GCM 1000W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@75A
look up later
Specs: http://www.sparklepower.com/pdf/SPI1000GCM.pdf
$188: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103033
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ENERMAX Galaxy EGX1000EWL 1000W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@75A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@24A,+12V2@24A,+12V3@24A, +12V4@24A,+12V5@24A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@6A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=115
NA: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194019
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ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ ERV950EWT 950W [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@79A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A,+12V3@30A, +12V4@30A,
+12V5@30A,+12V6@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@5A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=175
$286: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194040
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SILVERSTONE OP1000-E 1000W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...000-E&area=usa
$170: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256043
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CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX 1000W Rated@50C [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@80A (Perfect +12V Rail Distribution = Single Rail Performance!)
+3.3V@30A, +5V30A, +12V1@40A,
+12V2@40A -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.5A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products...0/default.aspx
$200: http://www.provantage.com/corsair-me...x~7CSMC068.htm
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 9
Review 2: Best Power Supply Manufacturer by Custom PC 2008

SILVERSTONE DA1000 1000W Rated@50C [Modular]
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...A1000&area=usa
$240: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256044
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP1000-P 1000W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...000-P&area=usa
$260: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256051
Review 1:
Review 2:

ZALMAN ZM1000-HP 1000W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@80A
look up later
Specs: http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=282
$224: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817379009
Review 1:
Review 2:

XCLIO DIAMONDPOWER 1080W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@85A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.xclio.com/products/produc...0w.htm#details
$270: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189021
Review 1:
Review 2:

ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ ERV1050EWT 1050W World Class PSU![Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@87A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A,+12V3@30A, +12V4@30A,
+12V5@30A,+12V6@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@5A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=172
$291: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194039
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE ST1200 1200W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@93A 1200W Rated at 40C
+3.3V@40A,+5V@40A,+12V1@28A,+12V2@28A,+12V3@20A, +12V4@20A,
+12V5@20A,+12V6@28A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@6.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...o=ST1200&area=
$260: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256041
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE ZEUS ZU1200M 1200W Rated at 50C World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@95A Can be used as a Single Rail
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A, +12V1@17A,+12V2@17A, +12V3@17A,+12V4@17A,
+12V5@17A,+12V6@17A, -12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...1200M&area=usa
$320: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256042
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE ZM1200M 1200W 1200W Rated at 50C World Class PSU![Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@95A Can be used as a Single Rail
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A, +12V1@17A,+12V2@17A, +12V3@17A,+12V4@17A,
+12V5@17A,+12V6@17A, -12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...1200m&area=usa
$340: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256038
Review 1:
Review 2:

BFG Tech EX-1200 BFGR1200WEXPSU 1200W [Modular]
World Class PSU!
Max. Combined: +12V@98A 1200W Rated at 40C
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@40A,+12V2@40A,
+12V3@40A,+12V4@40A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr1200wexpsu.aspx
$250: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817702015
Review 1:
Review 2:

Thermaltake Toughpower W0156RU 1200W (Non-Modular) Rated@50C
Max. Combined: +12V@99A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,+12V3@36A,
+12V4@36A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.5A
Specs: http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/produc...0133/w0133.asp
$370: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153054
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended
Review 2:

Thermaltake Toughpower W0133RU 1200W [Modular]
Max. Combined: +12V@99A Rated@50C
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,+12V3@36A,
+12V4@36A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.5A
Specs: http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/produc...0133/w0133.asp
$385: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153054
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling T12W 1200W Rated@50C World Class PSU!
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@100A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/view....php?show=T12W
$460: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703012
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling PPCT1200ESA 1200W Rated@50C World Class PSU!
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@100A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/power-supply/...-1200-esa.html
$510: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703020
Review 1:
Review 2:

ENERMAX Galaxy EVO EGX1250EWT 1250W Rated@50C [Modular] World Class PSU!
Max Combined: +12V@104A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A,+12V3@30A, +12V4@30A,
+12V5@30A,+12V6@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@5A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...6bca75a81ac894
$350: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20Evo%201250W
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 10!
Review 2:
Special Note: Reported available for about $280 with Free Shipping!

Prices are posted at time of update, always search for lowest price, shipping & tax before ordering!

Cheap, but Good Power Supplies!
(Updating 2-22-09)

Modular Power Supplies
(Updated 3-15-09)

Name Brand Recommendations:
(Updated 2-21-09)

Single Rail Recommendations:
(Updated 2-21-09)

Multi-Rail PSU Recommendations:
(Updating 2-22-09)

PSU’s: The Best of the Best of the Best! http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=770
(Updated March 7, 2007)

What Dave Would Buy: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=431
(Updated March 9, 2007)

Why Recommend Only Single Rail PSU's?

This is a work in progress & it will never be finished (10-25-04).

The only precise way to choose a PS is to add up the maximum current (amperage)
draw for each individual rail and then provide at least an additional 30% for overhead.
All PS calculators use averages, they are not precise.
A 1000Watt PS is useless if that wattage is delivered on the wrong rail(s)!

Voltages & Amperage: Only the +3.3V, +5V, +5Vsb, -12V & +12V are used by modern computers. Spec is usually +/- 5%. When the original ATX spec was written the +3.3V & +5V were far more stressed by heavy usage demands than they are in today’s computers. Almost any high quality ATX/EPS spec PS of 300Watts or more can supply far more +3.3V & +5V amperage than today’s computers require. Today’s computers, stress the +12V rail the most, requiring far more amperage than was originally called for in the original ATX/EPS specs for the +12V rail. Video cards are the biggest +12V resource hogs!

Wattage: Voltage times Amperage equals Wattage. Wattage is the ability to do work; it can be converted into Horse Power. A PS’s wattage rating is the total combined wattage output of all the rails combined. Older ATX designs created most of their wattage in the +3.3 & +5V rails, creating very little on the +12V rail. Newer ATX/EPS designs are creating ever more wattage on the +12V rail(s), to meet the needs of today’s & tomorrow’s computers.

To see why total wattage should never be used to select a power supply, but that the properly allocated wattage is very important in selecting the proper PS, please click on the following link to the ONLY "Power Supply Calculator" that I can & DO RECOMMEND, provided by & constantly updated by "mnemonik23": http://www.extreme.outervision.com/

PC P&C Power Supply Selector: http://www.pcpowercooling.com/produc...lies/selector/

Hold Up Time: Measured in milliseconds (ms) is how long the PS will continue to supply in spec voltage & amperage, once the AC input voltage is removed. The longer the hold up time, generally the higher the quality of the PS. Hold up time gives the time necessary for an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) to switch to batteries and allow uninterrupted operation of the computer.

Efficiency and Temperature: There are no electronic devices that are 100% efficient & PS’s are no exception. Typically PS’s operate between 70% and 90% efficiency. The more efficient the PS, the less power that is lost as heat and the lower the cooling requirements. Newer PSU's meeting the 80 PLUS specs have efficiency ratings from 80% to as high as 90%. The "80 PLUS" certification requires 80% or higher efficiency at 20%, 50% & 100% load.

Reading and Adjusting Voltages: BIOS and software such as Motherboard Monitor 5 (MM5) can not be fully trusted to give accurate voltage readings and since many of today's better PS's allow the user to easily adjust their voltages, it is very important that a voltmeter/multimeter be used to measure these voltages correctly.
How Measure PS Voltages (Rails): http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...d.php?t=137886
Recommended Digital Multimeter (DMM): http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=491

PFC: Power Factor Correction: This has always been important for large scale commercial applications,
now it is something that the home & small office user should also consider.
Required by law in the EU, it is becoming a "big deal" for the home & small office users in North America.
Active PFC will cause the "apparent" electrical load measured in V/A to approximately equal the "true" electrical load, measured in watts.
ActivePFC requires a "True Sine Wave" VAC input to operate properly and will overheat, possibly causing serious problems if operated on a "stepped" wave or "modified sine wave" for an extended periods of time.
Lower cost UPS battery backs usually produce a "stepped" wave or "modified sine wave" when running on battery power and should not be used for extended periods of time.
High-end UPS, such as the APC Smart BackUps series produce a "True Sine Wave" and should be used exclusively for longer periods of battery run time.

new egg: I started using new egg as the primary reference source for several reasons including their popularity, broad selection, low prices & format. There is also the fact that I’m basically lazy & using new egg made this much easier! I am now trying to link the factory specs & use Google/Froogle for lowest pricing.

Other PS’s: I am not perfect or all knowledgeable, it is highly probable that I have made errors of omission, please forgive me as I have done more or less the best that I could given the restraints of the real world. I am sure that there are other PS’s that deserve to be recommended and with any major price changes my recommendations might have been different.

I update this guide as often as possible, already (11-4-04) as a result of suggestions by knowledgeable EOCF members 4 additional PS's have been added to the recommended list. Please add your experiences, comments & recommendations to this thread. They will be appericated.

APC UPS: American Power Conversion (APC) http://www.apcc.com makers of IMO the world’s finest Uninterpretable Power Supplies (UPS), check them out, I promise that you will be glad you did.

APC Recommendations:

Use 2 or more PS’s: It is often better & cheaper to use more than one PS to power your computer. Fortron (FSP), Thermaltake and others offer "GPU Booster" PSU's. These are mounted in the front 5.25" bay(s) and provide an extra 250W to 650W of +12V for the GPU's.

Also, there are two methods of using 2X ATX/EPS PSU's together in one system. The first is simple & safe, the second requires the skills of an electronics technician and if performed improperly could damage your system, and so we will concentrate on the safe & simple method.

Use a second PS to power your lights & fans and maybe your HDD’s, FDD’s & OD’s. Allowing your main PS to concentrate on your MoBo, CPU & Video Card(s). As your lights, fans & various drives are electrically isolated from your MoBo, this is safe & simple, allowing you to use as many PS’s as required, to power all of the eye candy imaginable. Turn your Fans & Drives "ON" first & turn them "OFF" last.

To be recommended to power a modern system the power supply must meet the following criteria:

(1) It must meet all usual ATX/EPS, AMD, Intel & UL standards for USA operation,

(2) It must have been manufactured by a well known reputable company, known to offer products of high quality, their products having been used, tested, reviewed & recommended by many experienced & knowledgeable users, and

(3) It must supply the required +12V amperage rail(s), to power its intended class of system.

Quote:
Zippy: All Single +12V Rail PSU's.

I am working with several other PSU Smokers, like myself, to find &
if necessary create a North American retail outlet for Zippy PSU's. Wish us luck.

Dave
3-1-09

For the time being it is usually best to contact Zippy USA.


PSL-6850P(G1)-PCIE4 850W [Single +12V Rail] (+12V@60A)
Gaming Specs: http://www.zippy.com/P_product_detai...850P(G1)-PCIE4
From $368: http://froogle.google.com/froogle?q=...line&scoring=p

PSL-6800P(G1)-PCIE4 800W [Single +12V Rail] (+12V@60A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com/P_PRODUCT_DETAI...=20&lv_rfnbr=2
From $334: http://froogle.google.com/froogle?q=...line&scoring=p

Zippy Gaming‧PSL-6720P(G1)(720W)(+12V@52A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;PSL-6720P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧GSM-6600P(G1)(600W)(+12V@40A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;GSM-6600P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧GSM-6550P(G1)(550W)(+12V@40A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;GSM-6550P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧HP2-6500PE(G1(500W) (+12V@36A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...;HP2-6500PE(G1
From $

Gaming‧PSL-6850P(G1)-PCIE4(850W)(+12V@60A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...850P(G1)-PCIE4
From $

Gaming‧PSL-6850P(G1) (850W) (+12V@60A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;PSL-6850P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧PSL-6800P(G1)-PCIE4(800W)(+12V@60A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...800P(G1)-PCIE4
From $

Gaming‧PSL-6800P(G1)(800W)(+12V@60A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;PSL-6800P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧PSL-6720P(G1)(720W)(+12V@52A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;PSL-6720P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧GSM-6600P(G1)(600W)(+12V@40A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;GSM-6600P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧GSM-6550P(G1)(550W)(+12V@40A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;GSM-6550P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧HP2-6500PE(G1(500W) (+12V@36A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...;HP2-6500PE(G1
From $

Gaming‧HP2-6460P(G1)(460W)(+12V@32A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;HP2-6460P(G1)
From $

Gaming‧HG2-6400P(G1)(400W) (+12V@30A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_product_de...1;HG2-6400P(G1)
From $

Zippy PSL-6701P-SATA 700W (+12V@45A)
http://www.zippy.com/P_PRODUCT_DETAI...r=3&lv_rfnbr=2
From $250: http://froogle.google.com/froogle?q=...line&scoring=p

Zippy PSL 6850P 850W (+12V@60A)
Specs: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_PRODUCT_DE...r=3&lv_rfnbr=2
From $322: http://froogle.google.com/froogle?so...line&scoring=p
Links & Reviews:

Akasa: http://www.akasa.com.tw/

Antec: http://www.antec.com/us/

Enermax: http://www.enermax.com.tw/main.php

Enhance: http://www.enhanceusa.com/category.php?id=1

Etasis: http://www.etasis.com.tw/

Fortron Source: http://www.fsp-group.com.tw/english/...1_overview.asp

Hiper: http://www.hipergroup.com/products/power.html

I-Star: http://www.circotech.com/iraposu.html

OCZ: http://www.ocztechnology.com/

PC Power & Cooling: http://www.pcpowercooling.com/home.htm

Seasonic: http://www.seasonicusa.com/

Silver Stone: http://www.silverstonetek.com/index.asp

Sparkle Power: http://www.sparklepower.com/

Tagan: http://www.tagan.com/main.htm

TTGI (Super-Flower): http://www****giusa.com

VANTEC: http://www.vantecusa.com/home.html

ZALMAN: http://www.zalmanusa.com/usa/usa_index.asp

ZIPPY/EMACS: http://www.zippy.com.tw/P_PRODUCT.asp?lv_rfnbr=2

Reviews: Here you find a large number of reviews, most positive and some negative, many review sites get paid to write the reviews and therefor tend to give positive reviews to almost everything, so look for the negative reviews.
http://www.amdboard.com/psu.html

Get a Second Opinion: Bleedin Edge PS Guide: http://www.bleedinedge.com/guides/ps...select_01.html

Testimonials: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=316

Some Useful Reviews:

Better PS's = Faster Computers: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=380

EOC PSU Reviews: http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/articles.php#13 (by Jason!)

Reviews by jonnyGURU: http://www.jonnyguru.com/reviews.php(Highly Respected!)

SLI and CrossFire Push Power Supplies to the Limit: http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...1932949,00.asp

SLCentral PSU Reviews: http://www.slcentral.com/

5 SLI PSU's Tested: http://www.pcmoddingmy.com/content.php?review.306.0

34 PSU's Tested: http://www.hexus.net/content/reviews...VybF9wYWdlPTE=

SLI Ready Power Supply Roundup: http://www.pureoverclock.com/review.php?id=15&page=1

14 PS Test: http://www.slcentral.com/raidmax-rx-520xp-psu/index.php

Eight (8) Way PS Test & Review: http://techreport.com/reviews/2004q4/psus/index.x?pg=1

Akasa PaxPower 460W: http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...60w-PSU_1.html

Antec True Power II "TrueBlue" 480W (by Jason): http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...480Blue_3.html

Antec True Power 330W: http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.c...id=1655&page=1

Antec Phantom 350W Fanless: http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...tom_350_1.html

Antec NeoPower 480W (by sin0822): http://guruhardware.com/neoreview.htm

Antec NeoPower 480W: http://www.viperlair.com/reviews/cas...ec/psu/neo480/

Antec True Power 550W (by Monty): http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=347

Asipre: http://www.techfreaks.org/reviews/aspire500w.shtml

Cooler Master 550W "Real Power" (by Jason): http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...er_550W_1.html

Enermax Noisetaker EG425P-VE 420W: http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...er_420w_1.html

Enermax EG475P-VE (470W) : http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...475P-VE_1.html

Enermax EG495AX-VE SFMA 2.0 (by TransNone13): http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=365

Enermax 535W EG565P-VE FMA (by Scrufdog): http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=310

Fortron Blue Storm 500W: http://www.cluboc.net/reviews/power/...e/ax500/p2.htm

Hiper 480W Silent Type R (by Ket): http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...21&postcount=5

Nvidia SLI Certified: http://www.nzone.com/object/nzone_sl...rsupplies.html

OCZ PowerStream 420W: http://www.lanaddict.com/rev/126/1/

OCZ PowerStream 470W: http://www.virtual-hideout.net/revie...su/index.shtml

OCZ PowerStream 520W: http://www.3dxtreme.net/index.php?id...owerstreampsu1

OCZ Modstream 450W Review by klebs89: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=415

OCZ ModStream 450W: http://www.xoxide.com/ocz-modstream-...dular-psu.html

OCZ ModStream 520W: http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...modstream520w/

PC P&C 510 (by Azsen): http://firmware.orcon.net.nz/esf/510...ini-review.htm

PC P&C 510 SLI: http://www.pureoverclock.com/review.php?id=11

PC P&C 510W: http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r..._Deluxe_1.html

TTGI PLUG-N 550W (Modular): http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...-N_550W_1.html

Seasonic S12-430: http://www.silentpcreview.com/article226-page1.html

Seasonic S12-500 & S12-600 PSU's: http://www.silentpcreview.com/article247-page1.html

Seasonic S12-600W PSU: http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=106&type=expert

Silverstone Zeus ST65ZF: http://www.slcentral.com/silverstone-zeus-st65zf/

Super-Flower TTGI TTGI TT-350SS (350W): http://www.overclockers.com/articles966/

Super Flower TTGI TT-550SS (550W): http://www.overclockers.com/articles941/

Super Flower TTGI SF-550MT (550W): http://www.systemcooling.com/superflower_sf550-01.html

Tagan 420W: http://www.ocprices.com/index.php?re...54&cat_id=1040

Tagan 480W: http://modtown.co.uk/mt/review2.php?id=taganpsu

Meridian XClio 450W & 400W (by Jason): http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...io_450W_1.html

Do you like the performance of the recommended PS, but don't like its looks?
Want different cableing? How about different fans? Have it your way!
This link to was provided courtesy of "Oc2theSkY": http://www.performance-pcs.com/

Modular Power Supplies: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=196

Sleeve it yourself: Spinals sleeving guide: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...d.php?t=155111

$5 Universal Molex Pin Remover (found by eboy0) : http://www.xoxide.com/molexremover.html

If you own an HP, Gateway, Compaq, Dell or Emachine: This is how to find-out what PS is probably inside.
This link was found by "Monty" who also created my avatar & signature, Thanks, Monty!
http://www.power-on.com/index.html

Cables & Adaptors: http://www.svc.com/cables.html

Making your own cables & adaptors is cheap, easy & allows you more control of the inside of your case.

http://www.molex.com/cgi-bin/bv/molex/index_login.jsp

http://www.action-electronics.com/molex.htm

How to jump start a PS: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...d.php?t=118964

How to make fans run at 12V, 7V & 5V: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=297

Remote/Secondary Power Supply Starter: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3163

How to hook up 2 computers to 1 PS: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...threadid=33884

How to hook up 2 PS's to 1 computer: Provided by 4-n-zics: Dual ATX PSU wiring diagram Two PSU switch box

How to power TEC's with PC PS's: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=191

OCZ BleedinEdge Support: http://www.bleedinedge.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=56

Andy@OCZ: mailto:andy@ocztechnology.com

ATX12V Power Supply Design Guide PDF: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...chmentid=60568

SSI: RECOMMENDED EPS12V Power Supply Design Guide PDF:
http://www.ssiforum.org/Power%20Supp...Spec%202_1.pdf

Dave's Short List: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=192
(Updated March 4, 2007)

Cheap, but Good Power Supplies! http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=197
(Updated March 4, 2007)

SLI & Crossfire Power Supplies: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=234
(Updated March 16, 2007)

High Amperage +12V Single Rail PSU's: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=239
(Updated March 5, 2007)

Modular Power Supplies: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=196
(Updated March 7, 2007)

PSU’s: The Best of the Best of the Best! http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=770
(Updated March 7, 2007)

PSU's for DFI High-Performance Mobos: http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...&postcount=401
(October 20th, 2006)

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Oklahoma Wolf, Josie Wales & Mr. Scott are all PSU Experts who offer excellent advice and assistance. While the 4 of us will not agree 100% of the time, I have the utmost admiration and respect for all of them, indeed they have both assisted me in our current up date of the Power Supply Guide.

Prices are posted at time of update, always search for lowest price, shipping & tax before ordering!

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This is a work in progress & I should finish by the weekend.
Here David, I'll make it easy for you.

OCZ PowerStream Power Supply 520W

OCZ PowerWhisper™ Technology
OCZ PowerFlex™ individually adjustable power rails with LED indicators.
OCZ ConnectAll™ universal connector. (ATX, BTX, SATA, P4 and EPS12V)
OCZ PowerShield™ power leads.
5 year warranty backed by OCZ’s exclusive PowerSwap™ replacement program.* No more endless return-for-repair loops!

Technical specifications
175x150x86 mm
23 dBA @ 60% load
100-120Vac / 200-240Vac 10/6a
Overvoltage/Short-Circuit protection
Independent adjustable 3.3V/+5V/+12V rails.

OCZ520ADJ - 520W
The OCZ PowerStream power supply family offers the quietest, most versatile and adaptable PSU available today. The PowerStream PSU family comes in 420W, 470W and 520W configurations; they are the ideal solution to your computer power needs.

With its universal ConnectAll™ connector, the PowerStream power supply offers all-in-one connectivity. (ATX, BTX, Serial ATA, P4 and EPS12V) Every OCZ power supply offers PowerShield™ power leads with enhanced EMI-control technology to reduce RF interference, stabilize input current and filter out “ripple noise”.

Each OCZ PowerStream family member includes the PowerFlex™ feature for fine-tuning the three adjustable power rails. An LED sits below each of the three adjustment dials; a green light indicates voltage is within ±5% of optimal, a yellow light indicates undervoltage, and red indicates overvoltage.

The OCZ PowerStream PSU box has an eye-catching nickel-plated chrome finish and boasts green exhaust fan LED’s and colorfully wrapped wires.



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Lightbulb Name Brand Recommendations

Name Brand Recommendations:

Certain PSU brands have earned the right to have their "Brand Name" recommended,
due to the fact that over they years they have continuously brought quality products to the market.
The vast majority of their PSU have been and are "proven good" units!

This does not mean that all of the PSU's they have produced are good for all of the systems ever built,
far from it, as specifications have changed, they have adapted their product lines in a timely fashion,
providing the proper classifications of PSU's to meet these ever-changing and evolving standards.

In the current common ATX form factor we original powered the CPU via the +5V rail,
and GPU's consummend little power, in those days more +5V amperage was the mark of good PSU design
and as long as the +12V rail had 12A to 18A everything was fine for 95%+ of PC users.

Then AMD & Intel decided CPU's should be powered by the +12V rail
and ATI & nVidia began their never ending campaigns of ever increasingly powerful GPU's,
all powered by the same +12V amperage that the CPU's demanded. A total PSU redesign was necessary!

These "Recommended Brands" (if they were selling PSU's at the time) quickly adapted
and introduced new PSU's to meet these new requirements.

Please understand very few retailers build their own PSU's, they contract this to others.
Does this mean that these are just "rebranded" what-evers? NO!
The PSU's are manufactured to the contracted specs of the brand owner.
Within the brands we find units of different design and quality, some are better than others.

Are all Antec's better than all Corsairs, are all Corsairs better than all Silverstones? No!
Antec, Corsair & Silverstone all offer "world class" PSU's, as do several others,
however, they also offer lower quality, lower priced PSU's as demanded by the marketplace.
The "BIG DEAL" is that none of them (TBK) offer any "known bad" PSU's!!!

These "Recommended Brands" have (TBK) never intentionally offered "known bad" PSU's to the market.
And when problems were discovered, they quickly corrected the problems.

We present these "Name Brand Recommendations" for your consideration:

The Best of the Best: World Class:

Antec
Corsair
Delta Electronics
Etasis
Enermax
PC P&C
Seasonic
Seventeam
Silverstone
Zippy/Emacs

The Best of the Rest: Good Enough:

Akasa
iStarUSA
Fortron (FSP) (Sparkle)
OCZ
Tagan
Xcilo
Zalman

Historical Problems, but Current Offerings are Good:

CWT

Not every PSU offered by these "trusted brands" is a stellar performer,
but none are known to cause major problems either! Other companies also make "known good" PSU's,
that are also recommended, however their line-ups includes "known problems" as well.

Dave
2-21-09

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remember you get what you pay for. the one trans am pointed out is a great PSU. if not that one, get a brand name AT LEAST! antec, thermaltake, enermax, etc
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Arrow For Our UK & Euro Members From "Ket". Thank you Ket!

Have to cover all the name brands for price & bang 4 buck!

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Ok well as I was asked and I was bored and felt like doing it here is some in-depth details about the Hiper 480w PSU, right well thats enough chat lets get to the details

Test Setup;

AN7 w\Tictac v1.8 BIOS
XP-M 2500+ @ 2.55GHz 11.5x multiplier
OCZ PC3200 @ 443MHz DDR 8-3-3-3
FX5700U @ 580\965 (custom BIOS, tighter timings etc)
Sonicfury Soundcard w\ latest WDM drivers
LG 16x DVD ROM (48x CD)
Artec CD-RW 52x32x52
1.44MB FDD (yay!)
Hiper 480w PSU

Cooling\bling bling;

1x 92mm exhaust fan @ 50CFM
1x 80mm blue LED intake fan @ 33CFM
1x 80mm adjustable RPM side intake fan @ 60CFM
1x 80mm adjustable RPM CPU fan @ 66CFM
1x blue cathode light

Right now lets get some typing done about the PSU, its shiny, really shiny, mirror shiny! It would seemingly be polished chrome with a honeycomb design but don't hold me to that. Although I got a pic of it i'll tell you here, the Hiper R Type 480w has dual 12v rails, one working @ 18A the other @ 16A for a total of 34A. The 3.3v rail has 28A and the 5v rail 32A. Finally the PSUs maximum total output wattage is 530w. Not sounding too bad for a £50 PSU eh? Well it gets better, apart from how fukin sweet this PSU looks and is and all the cool stuff it comes in\with (of which I can't put enough emphasis on on how shizznuts it all looks) here are the results under the following conditions;

Idle;

+12v rail = 12.2v
+5v rail = 5.1v
+3.3v rail = 3.4v

Load;

+12v rail = 12.2v
+5v rail = 5.09v
+3.3v rail = 3.38v

No I've not made any typos, that is almost 0% fluctuation on the rails even on load.

Thoughs readings were taken with the following system voltage parameters;

1.92v CPU
3.3v Vdimm
1.75v NB
1.55v AGP

Well thats enough typing time for some pretty pictures whats that? are you all going to see Kets highly modified uber shizznuts looking rig at last? No
Provided by Ket, THANK YOU!

Here it is:
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For our UK members:
Hiper Type-R series - 480W & 580W: Well known to any racing enthusiasts, Type R represents "Racing",
by using original manufacturer's platform, and then enhanced to its maximum output.
http://www.hipergroup.com/products/power.html
http://www.overclock.co.uk/customer/...roductid=18537

Dave

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remember you get what you pay for. the one trans am pointed out is a great PSU. if not that one, get a brand name AT LEAST! antec, thermaltake, enermax, etc

Not so fast Chris. Sparkle makes good PSU's just not the one he posted. This is the one that has the 36A on the 12v, but then again it's $99 it's a 550w peak/528w TRUE!!!
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-478&depa=0 IMO a good psu is going to cost at least $70
I would say budget: Fortron 530W $70-80
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...104-968&depa=0

midrange: Ultra Xconnect 500w (some love it, some hate it, but nobody I can name. It's just personal preff.) but a **** good psu regardless. 34A on the 12v!!!
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=273003
read more here
http://reviews.pimprig.com/power_sup...t_500w_psu.php

Top Shelf: is ocz 520w or Pc power and cooling 510 dlx, but at $200 the Ocz kills it!

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A Sparkle 350W PSU would be really nice

Those PSUs are high quality, and are very conservative (not politically) in the power rating they give it. Most 500W PSUs don't give anything close to that.
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Looks good so far Dave. Just wait until the SLI comes out. We're going to need 700w+!!!
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Lightbulb Why the Single Rail Recommendation?

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The Single Rail Recommendation was for Several Reasons:

In the early days of Cross Fire & SLI, the power requirements of these GPU's was too high to allow PSU's that adhered to the ATX/EPS Intel Standards to properly power these new high-power-demand GPU's.

PSU manufactures began assigning the rails on their multi-rail (3 or more +12V rails) PSU's in whatever fashion pleased them.

Motherboard manufacturers required additional power connectors, beyond the standard ATX & P4/P8EPS connectors, to help support these GPU's.

Sometimes the interaction of these unique rail assignments & additional power connectors results in mobo/PSU incompatibility.

All of these problems were of course caused by the ever higher power demands of ever more powerful GPU's and the lack of proper standards for powering them with Multi-Rail PSU's.

Most Dual +12V Rail PSU's were not effected as one rail "should always" be used exclusively to power the CPU via the P4/EPS connector, however Dual Rail PSU's that followed the specs could not power highend CF/SLI systems.

Therefore all PSU's recommended for high-end systems had to be Single +12V Rail PSU's.

For the most part these problems are now (3-1-09) in our past. Today as long as the Max Combined +12V Amperage is sufficient most any RECOMMEND PSU can properly power any CF/SLI system, given that the proper cables are provided.

Today only truly unusual systems need to be concerned with +12V Rail Distribution. Over 95%+ of the time the number of rails is not an important consideration in selecting a PSU from our Recommended PSU Lists.

However memories take awhile to fade & some n00b company will always come-up with something that will dis-prove all of the above, bring back the problems of the past, therefore many knowledgeable System Builders, Specification Specialist, Serious Gamers & Enthusiast will continue to recommend & use only Single-Rail PSU's.

TBK, All Multi-Rail PSU's Recommended in Our PSU Guides are Free from Rail Distribution Problems.

Please note that the Seasonic built Corsairs & Antecs (HE & Trio) are, regardless of advertising,
Single +12V Rail PSU's, in that there is no per-rail current limiting, meaning that any +12V rail can pull whatever +12V amperage is available. This is also true of the Seasonic M-12's.
The Corsairs are built to higher standards than the Antecs.


From PC P&C's Power Supply Myths Exposed!: http://www.pcpower.com/technology/myths/

8. ARE MULTIPLE 12-VOLT RAILS BETTER THAN A SINGLE 12-VOLT RAIL?

With all the hype about multiple 12-volt rails (ads claim that two rails is better than one, five is better than four, etc.), you’d think it was a better design. Unfortunately, it’s not!

Here are the facts: A large, single 12-volt rail (without a 240VA limit) can transfer 100% of the 12-volt output from the PSU to the computer, while a multi-rail 12-volt design has distribution losses of up to 30% of the power supply’s rating. Those losses occur because power literally gets “trapped” on under-utilized rails. For example, if the 12-volt rail that powers the CPU is rated for 17 amps and the CPU only uses 7A, the remaining 10A is unusable, since it is isolated from the rest of the system.

Since the maximum current from any one 12-volt rail of a multiple-rail PSU is limited to 20 amps (240VA / 12 volts = 20 amps), PCs with high-performance components that draw over 20 amps from the same rail are subject to over-current shutdowns. With power requirements for multiple processors and graphics cards continuing to grow, the multiple-rail design, with its 240VA limit per rail, is basically obsolete.

PC Power and Cooling is once again leading the industry. All of our power supplies now feature a large, single 12-volt rail. The design is favored by major processor and graphics companies, complies with EPS12V specs (the 240VA limit is not a requirement) and is approved by all major safety agencies such as UL and TUV.


From Silverstone: http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-da750.htm

"With the knowledge that single +12V rail power is the next generation power supply, SilverStone Technology introduces Decathlon series, offering enthusiasts more choices with single rail power selections to handle their system."
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Why Recommend Only Single +12V Rail PSU's for 600W or more?

An example of multi-rail PSU vs. mobo incompatibility:

DFI high performance mobos tend to be non-standard & very picky about PSU's & RAM.

The DFI Expert will not even boot with the now discontinued PC P&C Turbo-Cool 850W (3x +12V rails) or
most (non-server edition) PC P&C Turbo-Cool 1KW (4X +12V rail) PSU's, when the extra power connectors required/recommended by DFI are used. The use of these non-spec connectors crossed 2 of the +12V rails, the PSU saw this as a short & immediately shut down. PC P&C now offers ONLY single +12V rail PSU's!

Many mobo manufactures are putting non-spec power connectors on their mobos to feed these power-hog GPU's & it seems history is repeating.

The OCZ PowerStream 600W often can not power SLI rigs that the PowerStream 520W (single +12V rail) can easily power, this is due to the dual +12V rail design & the design's "per rail" current limiting. This was proven at DFI Street & agreed to by the OCZ engineers.

There are many similar examples, but none as thourghly researched as these & with the full agreement from the manufacturers.

By ATX/AMD/Intel specs the current per rail can not exceed +12V@20A, so no dual rail PSU that complies with the official specs can power a highend SLI/CF system.

There are no real specs for PSU's with more than 2X +12V rails & each manufacturer does as they please, so here are some examples.

Example for a 3X +12V rail PSU:

+12V1 powers the CPU via the P4/EPS connector

+12V2 powers the mobo, drives, fans & everything except the GPU's via their power connectors

+12V3 powers the GPU's via their power connectors

+12V1 & +12V2 are fine & can easily do their jobs within the +12V@20A per rail limits

+12V3 may not be able to do the job depending upon the GPU's.

Example for a 4X +12V rail PSU:

+12V1 powers the CPU via the P4/EPS connector

+12V2 powers the mobo

+12V3 powers all drives, fans, etc.

+12V4 powers the GPU's via their power connectors

+12V1, 12V2 & +12V3 are fine & can easily do their jobs within the +12V@20A per rail limits

+12V4 may not be able to do the job depending upon the GPU's.

R600's apparently will be able to draw up to 270W each, 540W per set, now 75W per card, 150W per set can come from the PCIe mobo connectors, so that leaves 195W per card, 390W per set that must be powered through the GPU power connectors, this is all +12V, 390W / 12V = 32.5A, as only 20A is available we have a problem.

Use other GPU's with other wattages, but the problems remain.

The same problem can occur with large HDD arrays, as each HDD pulls almost +12V@3A during spin up,
if you have 8X or more HDD's, without staggered spin up, then you could have a PSU OCP problem at boot.

Now since we have no idea, short of disassembling the PSU, to determine what rail powers what &
it changes not only from brand to brand, but it even changes on different models & without public notice on different revisions of the same model, therefore the ONLY universally safe & sound practice is to exclusively recommend single +12V rail PSU's for 600W or higher PSU's.

I HATE typing this much, but everyone willing to read this deserves a through explanation.
Dave
Updated 3-1-09

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yo guys whats the minimum wattage u need to run a 64?
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Lightbulb Multi-Rail Recommendations

Some very highly respected PSU brands have thrown the old, outdated ATX/EPS, Intel PSU specs "out the window", and are offering some excellent PSU's with 2 or more +12V rails, that do not suffer from the problems of the past, we are proud to present them for your consideration.

When Lowest Price is the Deciding Factor: Lowest Priced PSU's Recommended

FSP Group ATX300-PA 300W
Max. Combined: +12V@22A (No PCI-E Connectors)
+3.3V@20A, +5V@20A, +12V1@16A, +12V2@16A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/PC_OEM/AT.../ATX300PA.html
$25: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104951
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Antec Basiq BP-350B 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@23A (No PCI-E Connectors)
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@10A, +12V2@13A,-12V@0.3A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/
$23: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371013
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FSP Group ATX350-PA 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@25A
+3.3V@22A, +5V@21A, +12V1@18A, +12V2@16A, -12V@0.3A, +5VSB@2A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/PC_OEM/AT.../ATX350PA.html
$30: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104901
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SILVERSTONE ST400 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@29A
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A, +12V2@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...st400&area=usa
$30: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256032
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The number of +12V Rails is NOT usually a determining factor in the selection of a multi-rail PSU and these are sorted in the Power Supply Guide (page 1) according to their Max Combined +12V Amperage, the most important consideration.

2X +12V Rails & 80 PLUS Certified or Higher:

SeaSonic SS-300ES 300W
Max. Combined: +12V@24A
+3.3V@18A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/PDF/Catalog/SS-500-300ES.pdf
$38: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151055
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SeaSonic SS-300ET 300W
Max. Combined: +12V@24A
+3.3V@18A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/atx.htm
$40: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151059
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SeaSonic S12 II SS-330GB 330W
Max. Combined: +12V@24A
+3.3V@18A, +5V@20A, +12V1@17A, +12V2@17A
Specs: http://www.newegg.com/Product
$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151035
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SeaSonic SS-350ES 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@27A
+12V1@17A, +12V2@17A, +5V@20A, +3.3V@20A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/80plus.htm
$47: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151038
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SeaSonic SS-350ET 350W
Max. Combined: +12V@27A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/atx.htm
$49: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151060
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Antec earthwatts EA380 380W Rated @50C
Max. Combined: +12V@27A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27380
$40: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371005
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SeaSonic S12 II SS-380GB 380W
Max. Combined: not on site
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,
-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com/ (discontinued?)
$63: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151032
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FSP Group FSP400-60GLN(80) 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@32A
+3.3V@24A; +5V@24A; +12V1@16A; +12V2@16A; -12V@0.5A; +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/FSP_80PLUS.asp
$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104052
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SeaSonic SS-400ES 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@30A
+5V@20A, +3.3V@20A,+12V1@17A, +12V2@17A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/80plus.htm
$54: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151039
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SeaSonic SS-400ET 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@30A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/atx.htm
$57: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151061
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FSP Group FSP400-60PFB 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@32A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@16A,+12V2@16A,-12V@0.5A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/FSP40060PFB80.HTML
$60: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104056
Review 1:
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SILVERSTONE ST40EF 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@28A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@14A,+12V1@16A,
+12V2@18A,-12V@0.3A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...t40ef&area=usa
$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256039
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ENERMAX Liberty ELT400AWT-ECO 400W
Max. Combined: +12V@32A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=169
$86: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194042
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FSP Group ZEN 400 400W FANLESS
Max. Combined: Not Stated
+3.3V@20A,+5V@14A,+12V1@14A,+12V2@13A,
-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/PC_RETAIL/ZEN400/ZEN400.html
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104035
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Antec earthwatts EA430 430W Rated @50C
Max. Combined: +12V@30A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27430
$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371006
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SeaSonic S12 II SS-430GB 430W
Max. Combined: not on site
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,
-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com (discontinued?)
$73: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151033
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SeaSonic M12II SS-430GM 430W
Max. Combined: +12V@30A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com/pdf/datasheet/01PC/M12II.pdf
$75: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151057
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SeaSonic SS-500ET 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/
$67: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151069
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SeaSonic SS-500ES 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+5V@24A, +3.3V@24A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@17A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/80plus.htm
$65: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151040
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Antec earthwatts EA500 500W Rated @50C
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27500
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371007
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SeaSonic S12 II SS-500GB 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@34A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,+12V2@17A,
-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com (discontinued?)
$83: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151034
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SeaSonic M12II SS-500GM 500W
Max. Combined: +12@35A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@17A,
+12V2@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seasonic.com/pdf/datasheet/01PC/M12II.pdf
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151056
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ENERMAX Liberty ELT500AWT-ECO 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@38A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@24A,+12V2@24A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=170
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194043
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ENERMAX Liberty ELT500AWT 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@32A
+3.3V@28A, +5V@30A, +12V1@22A, +12V2@22A, -12V@0.6A, +5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...products_id=83
$125: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194003
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SILVERSTONE ST60F 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@25A, +5V@30A, +12V1@32A, +12V2@32A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=ST60F&area=
$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817163109
Review 1: Techaddicts editors' choice award
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST60EF 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@32A,+12V2@32A,
-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...T60EF&area=usa
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256046
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ENERMAX Liberty ELT620AWT-ECO 620W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=171
$150: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194044
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Seventeam ST-650PAF 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@30A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=37&pid=419
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176005
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST65EF 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@30A,
-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...o=ST65EF&area=
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256048
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Seventeam ST-750PAF 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=37&pid=109
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176003
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST75EF 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@35A, -12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...o=ST75EF&area=
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256049
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Seventeam ST-750ZAF 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=38&pid=111
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176004
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SeaSonic M12D SS-750 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@62A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@38A,+12V2@38A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/M12D.htm
$250: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151068
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SILVERSTONE ELEMENT ST85EF 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@65A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@35A, -12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...T85EF&area=usa
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256050
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Seventeam ST-850PAF 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@65A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=37&pid=110
$150: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176001
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SILVERSTONE ST85F 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@35A,+12V2@35A,
-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=st85f&area=
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256011
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Seventeam ST-850ZAF 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@65A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@35A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seventeam.com.tw/product_...cid=38&pid=112
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817176002
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SeaSonic M12D SS-850 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@40A,+12V2@40A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/M12D.htm
$300: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151067
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 9.5
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CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX 1000W
Max. Combined: +12V@80A Rated@50C
+3.3V@30A, +5V30A, +12V1@40A,
+12V2@40A -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.5A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products...0/default.aspx
$216: http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...tCode=10008048
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 9
Review 2: Best Power Supply Manufacturer by Custom PC 2008


3X +12V Rails & 80 PLUS Certified or Higher:

ENERMAX MODU82+ EMD425AWT 425W
Max. Combined: +12V@33A
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,
+12V3@22A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_55
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194031
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Antec Neo Power 500 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@38A Rated@50C
+3.3V@23A, +5V@17A, +12V1@17A, +12V2@17A, +12V3@17A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=28500
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103940
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CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX 520W
Max. Combined: Acts as a Single-Rail +12V@40A Rated@50C
+3.3@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A,- 12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://corsairmemory.com/corsair/pro...ish_Manual.pdf
$95: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139001
Review 1: Best Power Supply Manufacturer by Custom PC 2008
Review 2: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 9

ENERMAX MODU82+ EMD525AWT 525W
Max. Combined: +12V@40A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@25A,
+12V3@25A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_55
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194035
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ENERMAX PRO82+ EPR525AWT 525W
Max. Combined: +12V@40A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@25A,
+12V3@25A, -12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_56
$85: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194034
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CORSAIR CMPSU-620HX 620W
Max. Combined: Acts as a Single-Rail +12V@50A Rated@50C
+3.3@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A,- 12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/corsair/...er_supply.html
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139002
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 9.5
Review 2: Best Power Supply Manufacturer by Custom PC 2008

ENERMAX MODU82+ EMD625AWT 625W
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@25A,+12V2@25A,
+12V3@25A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_55
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194027
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Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@45A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,
+12V3@25A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27650
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371015
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 9
Review 2:

Antec Signature SG650 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@43A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,+12V3@25A, -12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=22650
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371017
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 10
Review 2:

ENERMAX INFINITI EIN650AWT 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@52A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@28A,+12V2@28A,
+12V3@28A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194021
$220: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194022
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ENERMAX INFINITI EIN720AWT 720W
Max. Combined: +12V@56A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@28A,+12V2@28A,
+12V3@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_52
$220: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194021
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4X +12V Rails & 80 PLUS Certified or Higher:

FSP Group EVEREST 80PLUS 500 500W
Max. Combined: +12V@39A
+3.3V@36A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,
+12V3@18A,+12V4@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.fspgroupusa.com/PC_RETAIL...80PLUS500.html
$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104050
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SeaSonic S12 Energy Plus SS-550HT 550W
Max. Combined: +12V@41A
+3.3V@24A, +5V@30A, +12V1@18A, +12V2@18A, +12V3@18A, +12V4@18A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/s12plus.htm
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151027
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SPARKLE R-SPI600GLN 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@36A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,
+12V3@18A,+12V4@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.sparklepower.com/pdf/ACTION600_SPI600GLN.pdf
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103022
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SeaSonic M12 SS-600HM 600W
Max. Combined: +12V@48A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A, +12V4@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/m12.htm
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151030
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SeaSonic S12 Energy Plus SS-650HT 650W
Max. Combined: +12V@52A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A, +12V4@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.seasonicusa.com/s12plus.htm
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151028
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BFG Tech LS SERIES LS-680 680W
Max. Combined: +12V@51A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,+12V3@20A, +12V4@20A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr680wlspsu.aspx
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817702009
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SILVERSTONE ST70F 700W
Max. Combined: +12V@50A
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A, +12V3@18A,+12V4@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...ST70F&area=usa
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256045
Review 1: Best of Tom's Hardware 2008 Award
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ZALMAN ZM750-HP 750W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,
+12V3@20A,+12V4@20A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=197
$185: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817379006
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Antec TPQ-850 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@64A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@18A,
+12V4@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27850
$200: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371009
Review 1:
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Antec Signature SG850 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@65A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@22A,+12V2@22A,+12V3@25A, +12V4@25A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=22850
$250: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371018
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended - Performance Rated 10
Review 2:

SPARKLE Magna R-SPI900GCM 900W
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,
+12V3@20A,+12V4@20A,-12V@1A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.sparklepower.com/pdf/SPI900GCM.pdf
$146: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103032
Review 1:
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SPARKLE Magna R-SPI1000GCM 1000W
Max. Combined: +12V@75A
look up later
Specs: http://www.sparklepower.com/pdf/SPI1000GCM.pdf
$188: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103033
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Antec TruePower Quattro TPQ-1000 1000W
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,
+12V3@18A,+12V4@18A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27100
$230: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371012
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Thermaltake Toughpower W0156RU 1200W (Non-Modular)
Max. Combined: +12V@99A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,+12V3@36A,
+12V4@36A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.5A
Specs: http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/produc...0133/w0133.asp
$370: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153054
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended
Review 2:

Thermaltake Toughpower W0133RU 1200W (Modular)
Max. Combined: +12V@99A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@20A,+12V2@20A,+12V3@36A,
+12V4@36A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.5A
Specs: http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/produc...0133/w0133.asp
$385: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153054
Review 1: JonnyGURU Recommended
Review 2:


5X +12V Rails & 80 PLUS Certified or Higher:

ENERMAX Galaxy EGX1000EWL 1000W
Max. Combined: +12V@75A
+3.3V@30A,+5V@30A,+12V1@24A,+12V2@24A,+12V3@24A, +12V4@24A,+12V5@24A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@6A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=115
$350: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194019
Review 1:
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6X +12V Rails & 80 PLUS Certified or Higher:

ZALMAN ZM850-HP 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@60A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@30A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,+12V3@28A,
+12V4@28A,+12V5@18A,+12V6@18A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.
Specs: http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=198
$215: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817379007
Review 1:
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ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ ERV850EWT 850W
Max. Combined: +12V@70A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A,+12V3@30A, +12V4@30A,
+12V5@30A,+12V6@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@5A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=174
$290: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194041
Review 1:
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ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ ERV950EWT 950W
Max. Combined: +12V@79A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A,+12V3@30A, +12V4@30A,
+12V5@30A,+12V6@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@5A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=175
$306: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194040
Review 1:
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ZALMAN ZM1000-HP 1000W
Max. Combined: +12V@80A
look up later
Specs: http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=282
$290: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817379009
Review 1:
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ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ ERV1050EWT 1050W
Max. Combined: +12V@87A
+3.3V@25A,+5V@25A,+12V1@30A,+12V2@30A,+12V3@30A, +12V4@30A,
+12V5@30A,+12V6@30A,-12V@0.6A,+5VSB@5A
Specs: http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=172
$281: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194039
Review 1:
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SILVERSTONE ST1200 1200W
Max. Combined: +12V@93A
+3.3V@40A,+5V@40A,+12V1@28A,+12V2@28A,+12V3@20A, +12V4@20A,
+12V5@20A,+12V6@28A,-12V@0.8A, +5VSB@6.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...o=ST1200&area=
$270: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256041
Review 1:
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I would welcome some assistance.

I need some links to retailers who are selling all or most of the

PC Power & Cooling's Power Supplys with some good pricing.

Thank you!
They are so expensive. I think the only people that sells them is Frozencpu and direct from pcpower and cooling. Most people that buy them go directly to the pc power and cooling site.
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Lightbulb Single Rail Recommendations

Single Rail Recommendations:

PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS370X 370W
+3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V@27A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...ATX/index.html
$50: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...namitedata.com
Review 1:
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Corsair CX400 400W
+3.3V@20A, +5V@20A, +12V@30A, -12V@0.8A, +5Vsb@2.5A
Specs: http://www.corsair.com/products/cx/default.aspx
$43: http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-400w...ml?dcaid=15891
Review 1:
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PC P&C Silencer 420 ATX 420W
+5V @ 20A, +12V @ 30A, -12V @ 0.8A, +3.3V @ 20A, +5VSB @ 2.5A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...ATX/index.html
$62: http://www.xpcgear.com/ppcs420x.html
Review 1:
Review 2:

CORSAIR CMPSU-450VX 450W
3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V@33A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/vx.aspx
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139003
Review 1:
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BFG Tech LS-450 450W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@20A,+12V@29A,-12V@0.3A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr450wlspsu.aspx
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817702014
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE Nightjar ST45NF 450W (0dBA - NO NOISE)
+3.3V@22A,+5V@15A,+12V@35A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=ST45NF&area
$200: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256047
Review 1:
Review 2:

VANTEC ION 2 VAN-460N 460W
+3.3V@28A; +5V@30A; -5V@0.5A; +12V@30A; -12V@0.8A; +5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.vantecusa.com/front/product/view_detail/154
$50: http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?p=PS-...5ca6ce2fb4bf36
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS500 500W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@24A,+12V@35A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.5A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...12V/index.html
$60: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703015
Review 1:
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PC P&C Turbo-Cool 510 SLI 510W
+5V @ 40A, +12V @ 34A, -5V @ 0.3A, -12V @ 2A, +3.3V @ 30A, +5VSB @ 3A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/power-supply/...l-510-sli.html
$190: https://shop.pcpower.com/products/po...ustrial-grade/
Review 1:
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CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W
+3.3V@30A,+5V@20A,+12V@41A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/vx.aspx
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139004
Review 1:
Review 2:

BFG LS-550 550W (New Single Rail Model)
+3.3V = 24A, +5V = 24A, 3.3V +5V, +12V = 42A, -12V = 0.3A, +5Vsb = 2.5A
Specs: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgr550wlspsunew.aspx
$70 Maybe, as I can only find the old quad rail model for sale.
Review 1: Anandtech Editor's Choice Gold
Review 2: JonnyGURU Recommended Performance Rated 8

PC Power & Cooling S61EPS 610W
+3.3@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@49A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpowercooling.com/produc...EPS&view=about
$70: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005
Review 1:
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CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@52A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/tx.aspx
$80: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP650 650W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@54A, -12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=op650&area=
$110: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256012
Review 1:
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SILVERSTONE DECATHLON DA650 650W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@54A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=da650&area=
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256021
Review 1:
Review 2:

XCLIO DIAMONDPOWER 680W 680W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@54A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.xclio.com/products/produc...0w.htm#details
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189019
Review 1:
Review 2:

OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ700FTY 700W
+3.3V@30A,+5V@28A,+12V@56A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4A
Specs: http://www.ocztechnology.com/product...er_supply_700w
$110: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341023
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP700 700W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@58A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op700&area=usa
$100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256033

SILVERSTONE DA700 700W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@58A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...da700&area=usa
$130: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256035
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling S75CF 750W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@60A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/power-supply/...crossfire.html
$90: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341011
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS750QBL 750W
+5V @ 30A, +12V @ 60A, -12V @ 0.8A, +3.3V @ 24A, +5VSB @ 3A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/desc...ue_/index.html
$110: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703019
Review 1:
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CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W
+3.3V@30A,+5V@28A,+12V@60A, -12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.corsairmicro.com/products/tx.aspx
$105: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP750 750W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@60A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op750&area=usa
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256016
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE DA750 750W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@60A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=da750&area=
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256017
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling S75QB 750W
+5V @ 30A, +12V @ 60A, -12V @ 0.8A, +3.3V @ 24A, +5VSB @ 3A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/view...php?show=S75QB
$140: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703009
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP800 800W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@66A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op800&area=usa
$160: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256034
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE DA800 800W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@66A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...da800&area=usa
$180: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256036
Review 1:
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CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W
+3.3V@30A, +5V30A, +12V@70A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3A
Specs: http://www.corsair.com/products/tx/default.aspx
$120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139009
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP850 850W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@70A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...op850&area=usa
$190: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256024
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE DECATHLON DA850 850W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@70A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...no=da850&area=
$200: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256022
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling PPCT860 860W
+3.3V@22A,+5V@26A,+12V@64A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/power-supply/turbo-cool-860.html
$220: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703013
Review 1:
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PC Power & Cooling PPCT860ESA 860W
+3.3V@22A,+5V@26A,+12V@64A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@3.0A
Specs: https://shop.pcpower.com/products/de...ESA/index.html
$240: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703021
Review 1:
Review 2:

XCLIO DIAMONDPOWER 880W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@72A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.xclio.com/products/produc...0w.htm#details
$220: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189020
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP1000-E 1000W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...000-E&area=usa
$170: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256043
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE DA1000 1000W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...A1000&area=usa
$240: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256044
Review 1:
Review 2:

SILVERSTONE OP1000-P 1000W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...000-P&area=usa
$260: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256051
Review 1:
Review 2:

XCLIO DIAMONDPOWER 1080W
+3.3V@28A,+5V@30A,+12V@85A,-12V@0.5A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.xclio.com/products/produc...0w.htm#details
$270: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189021
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling T12W 1200W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@100A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/products/view....php?show=T12W
$460: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703012
Review 1:
Review 2:

PC Power & Cooling PPCT1200ESA 1200W
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@100A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@4.0A
Specs: http://www.pcpower.com/power-supply/...-1200-esa.html
$510: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703020
Review 1:
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The Zippy/Emac (tw) website can not be accessed at this time &
very few retailers stock them, so they will be added at a later date.


Dave
2-22-09

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awesome post mang very informative
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AnandTech has finished their 2, 3 & 4 Way CF & SLI Testing &
they have included excellent charts on their power consumption!

A MUST READ if you are even thinking of going CF or SLI!

All testing was done using a Single Rail PC P&C 1200W PSU.

Rember, No OC'ing was done on any system!

AnandTech: MultiGPU Update: Two-GPU Options in Depth

AnandTech: MultiGPU Update: Does 3-way Make Sense?

AnandTech: MultiGPU Update: Finding the True Halo with 4-way

These Power Consumption Charts are from AnandTech.
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I just ordered an OCZ Powerstream 420w last night, I will post with results once it's installed and running. Thanks for this Post Dave , it helped me decide to get the Powerstream(along with other threads of course).

Update: I just recieved it today and so far I am running 230x10@1.6v 4xHTT with timings at 10,3,3,2,1t and it hasnt failed prime yet...my rails in MBM5 still read high on the 5v and low on the 12v but the lights on the psu are all green and I think I will take the readings of a $100 psu over a $70 mobo.
So far I am impressed as now I am able to run both my optical drives and my case fans again. (was using a 350w power up psu since I sold my Enlight to a customer whose Antec I ordered for his rig I built was DOA)

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Old 10-26-2004, 12:02 PM   #18
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Smile Your welcome, those are GREAT PS's!

Quote:
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Just to clear this up:

HX1000W - CWT
HX620 - Seasonic
HX520 - Seasonic
HX450 - Seasonic (EU/UK only)
TX850 - CWT
TX750 - CWT
TX650 - Seasonic
VX550 - CWT
VX450 - Seasonic
CX400 - Seasonic
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and.... what about TAGAN ?
I like my Tagan 480W
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and.... what about TAGAN ?
I like my Tagan 480W
Good quality, not good enough for "Premium choices."

If new egg had it priced lower, it might be a "Bang for the Buck."


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