Corsair, 520HX or 550VX ??

Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by KoRn_Kid, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. KoRn_Kid

    KoRn_Kid [H]Lite

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    which one is better??

    why does the 550 watt version cost less than the 520 watt version??

    is the build quality the same on both??

    thx
     
  2. Dangman

    Dangman Ninja Editor SuperMod

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  3. blank

    blank 2[H]4U

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    oh man, they're close!
     
  4. 9mmx19

    9mmx19 [H]ard|Gawd

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    The big difference is the 520 has modular cables. Might not be worth it to some ppl to pay more for that.
     
  5. lamboman

    lamboman Gawd

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    They are virtually the same. It can even vary from each individual power supply. I would say the HX520.
     
  6. baboyizm

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    The modular cables make it more money, but they are very close.
     
  7. Super Nade

    Super Nade n00bie

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    I'd go for the VX550 simply because it may be cheaper (a big plus!) and I prefer Indy regulation to group regulated units.
     
  8. MrMike

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  9. Paul_Johnson

    Paul_Johnson [H] PSU Editor & Admin Staff Member

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    You might want to double check that HX520 ;)
     
  10. poetik

    poetik Limp Gawd

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    I'd go for the hx520, the modular cables alone make it more than worth it. Although if you don't really care how your case looks/don't have much money then go for that other one. Personally I would never buy another psu that wasn't modular.