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Old 13-03-2018, 07:16 PM   #1
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Help, which PSU should I buy?

It's for my old pc i5-2400
The psu just kaput.

Seasonic S12ii Non Modular 520W 80+ Bronze $82 5yrs
EVGA BV 500W 80+ Bronze $81 3yrs
FSP Hyper K 500W 80+ Bronze $64 5yrs

Or any other better one around these price.

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Old 13-03-2018, 08:26 PM   #2
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It's for my old pc i5-2400
The psu just kaput.

Seasonic S12ii Non Modular 520W 80+ Bronze $82 5yrs
EVGA BV 500W 80+ Bronze $81 3yrs
FSP Hyper K 500W 80+ Bronze $64 5yrs

Or any other better one around these price.

Thanks

AHHHH i brought Superflower today....i should have go for FSP Hyper K 500W Same seller..! shopee selling $53.88!!!
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Old 13-03-2018, 09:29 PM   #3
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AHHHH i brought Superflower today....i should have go for FSP Hyper K 500W Same seller..! shopee selling $53.88!!!
Never look at FSP Hyper K for someone who chosen Superflower Leadex Gold psu. Superflower is like the Mercedes of PSU while FSP Hyper K series is like a Mitsubishi Lancer GLX in comparison.

It's for my old pc i5-2400
The psu just kaput.

Seasonic S12ii Non Modular 520W 80+ Bronze $82 5yrs
EVGA BV 500W 80+ Bronze $81 3yrs
FSP Hyper K 500W 80+ Bronze $64 5yrs

Or any other better one around these price.

Thanks
Any of which is fine, see how much you want a clean looking rig. While all are non-modular PSU, EVGA BV-series is all black cables, where as Seasonic and FSP have colourful ketchup-mustard cables. Quality wise all about the same tbh. Also, you can try to choose see which distributor is nearer to you for ease of warranty.

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Old 13-03-2018, 09:32 PM   #4
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Budget below 100? Better ones still need more than 100 but then again needs to see your usage(heavy or light, long or short).
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Old 13-03-2018, 09:49 PM   #5
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Never look at FSP Hyper K for someone who chosen Superflower Leadex Gold psu. Superflower is like the Mercedes of PSU while FSP Hyper K series is like a Mitsubishi Lancer GLX in comparison.


Any of which is fine, see how much you want a clean looking rig. While all are non-modular PSU, EVGA BV-series is all black cables, where as Seasonic and FSP have colourful ketchup-mustard cables. Quality wise all about the same tbh. Also, you can try to choose see which distributor is nearer to you for ease of warranty.

Seasonic by Corbell (AMK)
FSP and EVGA by Tech Dynamic (Chai Chee Lane)

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The old pc was using FSP 500W Aurum Gold bought in 2011

Most probably will get Seasonic, 5ys warranty and near my place
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Old 13-03-2018, 10:10 PM   #6
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Never look at FSP Hyper K for someone who chosen Superflower Leadex Gold psu. Superflower is like the Mercedes of PSU while FSP Hyper K series is like a Mitsubishi Lancer GLX in comparison.


Any of which is fine, see how much you want a clean looking rig. While all are non-modular PSU, EVGA BV-series is all black cables, where as Seasonic and FSP have colourful ketchup-mustard cables. Quality wise all about the same tbh. Also, you can try to choose see which distributor is nearer to you for ease of warranty.

Seasonic by Corbell (AMK)
FSP and EVGA by Tech Dynamic (Chai Chee Lane)

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Seems like seasonic has this clicking sound problem. Damn.
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i was like you, deciding betwen psu. went for FSP Hyper K 500W. btw it's 80+ White not 80+ Bronze, but depending on your usage, if light work/web surfing/streaming, <500W also can liao. warranty all 5 years. avoid Seasonic because of the same clicking video you saw.

if you do a search, a lot of forummers recommend FSP Hyper K 500W. if you particular about the pure black cables, can go EVGA, if not i think Hyper K will be more than enough
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Old 13-03-2018, 10:30 PM   #8
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i was like you, deciding betwen psu. went for FSP Hyper K 500W. btw it's 80+ White not 80+ Bronze, but depending on your usage, if light work/web surfing/streaming, <500W also can liao. warranty all 5 years. avoid Seasonic because of the same clicking video you saw.

if you do a search, a lot of forummers recommend FSP Hyper K 500W. if you particular about the pure black cables, can go EVGA, if not i think Hyper K will be more than enough
The new psu is for
old pc i5-2400
8gb ram
1gb hdd
Sapphire HD7850
mostly for gaming like BF4 and youtube.

Due to seasonic ticking noise problem, looks like EVGA is a better choice.
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The new psu is for
old pc i5-2400
8gb ram
1gb hdd
Sapphire HD7850
mostly for gaming like BF4 and youtube.

Due to seasonic ticking noise problem, looks like EVGA is a better choice.
For your gaming usage best have at least bronze 80+ for better efficiency.
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Old 14-03-2018, 12:00 AM   #10
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The old pc was using FSP 500W Aurum Gold bought in 2011

Most probably will get Seasonic, 5ys warranty and near my place
Aurum is better series and it's 80+ Gold rating. Seasonic s12ii isn't a very good series tbh but it's energy efficiency is not bad. Quality of build is a gamble (refer the YouTube video you posted)

For me, it's EVGA. They source their psu pretty good, like how their G2 and G3 series are made by Superflower, with the same components as their leading Leadex series.

Anyway, your psu you can invest more. Your rig is aging. If anything kaput, at least you can move your psu to a next build. Think about it.

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Seems like seasonic has this clicking sound problem. Damn.
actually, how can one video determine all the Seasonic PSU got clicking sound

so far we haven got complains on this anyway.
moreover, we never bring in the S12ii-430 before
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AHHHH i brought Superflower today....i should have go for FSP Hyper K 500W Same seller..! shopee selling $53.88!!!
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the past tense of bring is brought

the past tense of buy is bought
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actually, how can one video determine all the Seasonic PSU got clicking sound

so far we haven got complains on this anyway.
moreover, we never bring in the S12ii-430 before
Do a search on youtube for 'seasonic psu clicking noise' to see more.
No complains doesn't mean the problem does not exist.
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actually, how can one video determine all the Seasonic PSU got clicking sound

so far we haven got complains on this anyway.
moreover, we never bring in the S12ii-430 before
https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/h...u-5791029.html
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