View Full Version : Power Supply Brands

01-18-2001, 04:32 AM
Hello All,

I had recently had my generic ATX 235 Watt Power Supply go bad and I was wondering what the popular concensus was as to a reputable name of a power supply company. I am going to be running an Abit VP6 motherboard equiped with dual P3 800Mhz CPU's so I want to be sure that I am getting
a good quality product. I am aware that PC Power and Cooling has been mentioned on numerous occassions throughout the discussion groups but I do not have ready access to their products. I just wanted to know some of the other major players in the 'quality' power supply market. Please feel free to respond to me directly through my email address as I dont frequent the forums that often. Thanks in advance to all who reply.

Andrew Smith
( asmith@borg.cs.dal.ca )

01-18-2001, 06:02 AM
I also have heard good things about PC P&C. I can't think of other brands off hand, but I would recommend you get at least 300W and an AMD certified power supply (even though you're using an Intel chip). The certification ensures that the power supply delivers a consistent voltage and amperage.

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01-23-2001, 03:37 AM
I'm sure pcpowerandcooling.com makes top-drawer power supplies. I buy their heatsinks and fans and nifty bits and pieces (like Molex connector covers), but I think Antec provides more "bang for the buck". I've got two of their 300 Watters.

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[This message has been edited by kenja (edited 01-23-2001).]