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Antec earth watts EA500 or FSP Blue storm II 500w

Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:44 pm

I am planing to buy new PSU but i cannot make a decision between Antec earth watts EA500http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371007&Tpk=ea500 or FSP Blue storm II 500whttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817104034&Tpk=blue%20storm%20II,
Anyone here please help me choose....

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Re: Antec earth watts EA500 or FSP Blue storm II 500w

Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:21 pm

Which to choose?

While apparently a good quality power supply, the Blue Storm II is not listed as 80 PLUS certified in Newegg's catalog.
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Re: Antec earth watts EA500 or FSP Blue storm II 500w

Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:33 am

JustAnEngineer wrote:
Which to choose?

While apparently a good quality power supply, the Blue Storm II is not listed as 80 PLUS certified in Newegg's catalog.

It's not 80plus certified, but it does cite 80%+ efficient performance.
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Re: Antec earth watts EA500 or FSP Blue storm II 500w

Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:53 am

Here's three far better picks:

CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817139004
PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS500 500W, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817703015
CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817139005

All with free shipping too.
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