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post #11 of 24
If thats the case, I would pick from the seasonic line. Anything over 500w will do you fine. You could also grab a 750 or 850 if you might sli in the future.
*Seasonics are expensive, you can save some money if you'd like by going with another brand (allikat made listed some good choices).
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I love my AX750, and though it would be a bit much for your rig, you would have plenty of headroom for upgrades in the future.
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post #13 of 24
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I think I'm going to go with the Corsair AX750 in case I go SLI or anything soon. What is the difference between the Corsair AX750 vs Corsair HX750?
post #14 of 24
I think the AX are the replacements for the HX series if I am not mistaken. They may have better modular setups as well, but after reading jonnyguru's review of the AX 850 he scored it lower than the HX850. The AX did not hit gold levels in his tests I guess so it is really a silver 80 like the HX. There may be some added benefits to the AX though. I am still going back and forth on a new PSU unit as well.

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I think I'm going to go with the Corsair AX750 in case I go SLI or anything soon. What is the difference between the Corsair AX750 vs Corsair HX750?
post #15 of 24
XFX XXX 650w PSU, great PSU great price, though they discontinued the good version and only sell the lesser version (same quality but less cords)
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post #16 of 24
Get Corsair AX750...it's a fully modular power supply and cable management with it is a breeze...well worth the extra price
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post #17 of 24
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Corsair AX750 it is!
post #18 of 24
Or to save a few bucks maybe the HX750.. I'm running it in my sig rig and no problems.
post #19 of 24
antec tp-550, why so much wattage?
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antec tp-550, why so much wattage?
I agree on principle, but when the TP-550 is $10 more than the TP-650, the 550 doesn't seem like such a great idea anymore

But yeah, anything beyond 550-600W is overkill for this rig, and anything beyond 650W is just wasteful really.
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