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Old May 3, 2007, 03:40 PM
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Thumbs up PSU recommendation for the Antec 180b case

Hi I'm buying a 180b case which need a PSU with long enough cables. Could you help me decide? Thanks
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Old May 3, 2007, 04:02 PM
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Welcome to the Forum! SKYMTL is our PSU expert, but I know that the OCZ GameXStream 700W is on sale for $114 at NCIX right now, which is a great deal, and a good PSU. It has very long cables- I use it in my p180, and I have a 680i board which has the 8pin connector at the very top of the board and it works fine.
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Old May 3, 2007, 04:31 PM
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The longest I have encountered are on the Silverstone ST50EF.

Then again, I haven't opened up the OP650 I just got.
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Many of the OCZ's and the Seasonic S12's have 22-24" main and 12V ATX connectors, that work great in the P180. Most compatibility problems come from the Motherboard being used, and the location of the 12V ATX plug. When it is way up in the top left corner, it makes it real hard to reach, especially with a videocard in the way. Also hello all you crazy Nuck's!
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Old May 4, 2007, 06:17 PM
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Hey! Welcome Cap'n!
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Old August 3, 2007, 09:14 AM
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I am using an Antec NeoHE 500W in a P180, and the cables are long enough.
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Old August 5, 2007, 08:42 AM
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I'm using the P180 as well. It's tough to get the cables to fit. I have the PC P&C Silencer 750 and the only cable that isn't long enough is the 8pin. I need to pick up an extension for it because right now It stretches across the board and over my video card...quite shameful I know! This is one tough case for cable management.
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Old August 5, 2007, 09:27 AM
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p182 > p180 for wiring, but no matter the psu I suggest possibly picking up a 4 pin atx extension just in case.
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Old August 15, 2007, 07:49 AM
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Default Another one that fits the P182

Corsair HX520




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Old August 15, 2007, 09:06 AM
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an other vote for Corsair HX psu

OCZ are great (powerstream)

the GXS700w is noisy

I also have the Silverstone Zeus 750w with REALLY long wires (but it's noisy)
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