Antec vs Rosewill power supply.

I am putting together a new build that will be used for video editing and converting as well as VOB playback. Here are some of the build specs:

The case will be an Antec 1200

CPU: Intel Core i7-930 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 Quad-Core Desktop Processor - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115225

MOBO:GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128423

Hard Drives: - Western Digital Caviar Green WD20000CSRTL 2TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136376

I am still searching for a suitable Video card. since newegg is having st patricks day sale I beieve I will find a decent one soon. I wont be doing any gaming so a good card with HDMI output will get me by. If you have any suggestions please feel free to advise me.

Here's where my issue popped up. Initiall I was going to get the Antec 850w which came in a combo deal with the Antec 1200 case. But because of the St Patricks day sale, newegg has posted a 1000w Rosewill PSU for $105. I would like to know if Rosewill has better quality PSU's than Antec? I have posted the links associated with both supply's below.


Antec CP-850 850W Continuous Power CPX SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC "compatible with Core i7" Power Supply - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371024

Rosewill BRONZE series RBR1000-M 1000W Continuous@40°C, 80Plus Bronze Certified,Modular Cable Design,ATX12V v2.3/ EPS12V,SLI Ready,CrossFire Ready,Active PFC"Compatible with Core i7, i5" Power Supply - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182188&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL031610&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL031610-_-EMC-031610-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17182188-LC1A
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  1. Antec
    Rosewill's are not known for thier quality, quite the opposite actually.
  2. yep, definitely antec
  3. Antec!

    Rosewill has a history of offering powersupplies of questionable quality and value. They do make a few that are adequate and a few that are better but overall their quality is inconsistant.
  4. so that must be why they're offering a 1000w supply for only $109. I guess the antec is gonna be the answer.
  5. ANTEC ANTEC ANTEC
  6. Just in case there's still some doubt, Antec.
  7. Another vote for Antec.

    How about a Corsair?

    Card-wise, if you're not gaming then look at the Radeon 5400s or 5500s - all the Eyefinity and power-saving loveliness of the new ATI cards but dead cheap.
  8. Im just looking at the antec 850w psu since it comes bundled with the antec 1200 case and I'll get $20 off. Im going to have alot of HD's plugged in so I need as many sata hook-ups as I can get.
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