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Old March 19, 2008, 11:28 AM
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I like the PCP&C personally, but it will be more than $150 by the time you pay tax and shipping.
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Old March 19, 2008, 12:58 PM
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I know Enermax's RMA service in Canada leaves alot to be desired....other than that I can't comment on the actual quality of the units.

apparently there's a place in the Toronto area where they supposedly accept RMA exchanges for Enermax. A friend of mine did an RMA through them a few months ago.

Basically they send you the RMA form... you fill it out then you can come in and exchange your faulty unit for a replacement.

This is second hand information as I have yet to try it out but if it's valid then this would be a good thing for people in the Toronto area.

The store/distributer is called Comtronic.
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Old April 4, 2008, 05:26 PM
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I recommend PCP&C Silencer 750W. I'm using that successfully with dual Radeon 3870 cards, 4 hard drives and a bunch of other stuff. Moderate to heavy OCing too. DirectCanada has it for $150 right now.
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Old April 4, 2008, 05:41 PM
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Isn't Enermax still pushing multi-rail PSUs rather than one big honkin' sexy high current 12V rail? :)
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Old April 4, 2008, 07:35 PM
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I'm still liking the Silverstone Zeus 750W, it's Quad SLI certified and has a honking big single rail...

It can be had for $115 from Direct Canada, click on the name above for the HWC Price Compare.

Excerpt from the description...

"...With an incredible 60A combined (over 700W) for the +12V rail alone..."

HMMM... Strike that, I don't like the 80mm fan... Perhaps the Strider is better, it's got a 120mm.
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Old April 5, 2008, 06:00 PM
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As reviewed here on this site Antec Neopower 650W Blue Power Supply Review

I bought this power supply around xmas time and it has performed flawlessly. Will be under $150 shipped I would think. Canada Computers is 125$ plus tax and shipping
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Old April 5, 2008, 06:45 PM
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We are currently in contact with Comtronic regarding Enermax (we have a review of the new Pro82+ coming up) and I must say that I have to completely retract my statement about the lack of Enermax RMA support. Comtronic had some SERIOUS issues last year processing RMAs but they have done one heck of an about-face. They have increased their RMA points throughout Canada, expanded their customer service staff and have stocked enough Enermax units to process any RMAs they might have.

As for Enermax themselves, I would still hesitate over buying one of their FMA or Liberty units.

We will also have a review of the PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750W up Monday night so you might want to wait for that review.

Yet, without a shadown of a doubt, the BEST value right now is NCIX's sale on the Antec Truepower Quattro @ $170

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...C&promoid=1060
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I'm still liking the Silverstone Zeus 750W, it's Quad SLI certified and has a honking big single rail...

It can be had for $115 from Direct Canada, click on the name above for the HWC Price Compare.

Excerpt from the description...

"...With an incredible 60A combined (over 700W) for the +12V rail alone..."

HMMM... Strike that, I don't like the 80mm fan... Perhaps the Strider is better, it's got a 120mm.
I'm running the 750W Zeus in my rig, it's actually not a single rail, there are 4 18A rails (max combined of 60A), with the regular Silverstone tags on the connectors.

I have no problems with the 80mm fan, it never spins up loud enough to bother.
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I am using an Antec Trio 650.

Works good but so do most of the brand names for the first year or few.-+

Just about any of the major brands will do a decent job really.
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