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    Default Corsair PSU vs Enermax PSU

    Okay guys, just need some opinions on these two PSU. The Corsair HX520w Power Supply has gotten some pretty good reviews on the "Internets" And so has the Enermax Liberty ELT500AWT 500 PSU. So which one would you guys pick?

    PS: I like the Corsair so far, but the price of the Enermax is more inline with my budget, but I can't tell what their warranty is. I am assuming it's at least a 3 year one.
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    Default Re: Corsair PSU vs Enermax PSU

    If you're looking for a highly efficient while nicely priced psu, try out the Enhance ENP-5150GH

    Silverstone rebranded these psus, but if you google for a review, it has really nice reviews for its price...

    Just like Forton with their 450w psu...

    Enermax has a 3 year warranty on their psu's, so if you really want the enermax, go for it...
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    Default Re: Corsair PSU vs Enermax PSU

    never heard about crosair in the psu market so asuming that i'm not just uninformed there are 2 options
    1 they just started and are inexperienced and got lucky but could end up with a early death issue later on

    2 they oem from another psu maker and the question is who and if they will stick with the same company or move around to get the right price in which case the quality can vary
    i cant use a skeleton arm with that!<BR>p.s. i fight crime for beer <BR>hhhmm ok i may be a jerk but i'm a jedi jerk like my father was before me :P

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    Default Re: Corsair PSU vs Enermax PSU

    Might be worth checking out that thread that Zefram (I think) posted regarding how to determine who actually made the PSU. See who it was the manufactures the Corsair branded PSUs. For my nickels though I'd probably just stick to Enermax.
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    Default Re: Corsair PSU vs Enermax PSU

    i have that exact enermax PSU and it is incredible. As westy stated above, check who makes corsair. But i know from that thread that enermax makes their own
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    Default Re: Corsair PSU vs Enermax PSU

    yeah i have a 430watt
    enermax and it's pulling 2 72watt amd 2000+
    2 10krpm scsi disks
    1 scsi cdrom
    1 5900xt
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    and it dont complain
    i cant use a skeleton arm with that!<BR>p.s. i fight crime for beer <BR>hhhmm ok i may be a jerk but i'm a jedi jerk like my father was before me :P

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