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I might have 120 to spend on a new PSU as this is a 680w no name. Are the Rosewill extreme series good? I've avoided rosewill, but it's been years, and they seem good. I was looking at this also:http://www.directron.com/mknps1200a.html?gsear=1
    
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Don't touch rosewill get a tx750

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ill pay you to take my raidmax.
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post #4 of 14
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Don't touch rosewill get a tx750

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Don't get the original TX-750. Get the TX-750 V2. V2 is much better.
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Don't touch rosewill get a tx750

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Okay, I'll look into them or an Antec CP850. Did your brother get the 460 yet? It should be there by now.

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ill pay you to take my raidmax.
If this was serious, I'd do it, haha. I can always run two PSUs and have one just for the graphics.

Speaking of which, I have like a 350w or something old PSU, should I try to see if it'll run my 6970 when the rest of my rig gets here? Just going to have the PSU run that and that alone.

Edit: I just looked, it's about 5/6 years old, but it's a 450w BFG PSU
Edited by Anthraxinsoup - 4/29/11 at 4:27pm
    
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Don't touch rosewill get a tx750
Rosewill Lightning, Green, Libertas, & Extreme Series are all good unit.
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Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup View Post
I might have 120 to spend on a new PSU as this is a 680w no name. Are the Rosewill extreme series good? I've avoided rosewill, but it's been years, and they seem good. I was looking at this also:http://www.directron.com/mknps1200a.html?gsear=1
The Extreme series are solid units, that Mushkin 1200w is also a good PSU too.
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Rosewill Lightning, Green, Libertas, & Extreme Series are all good unit.

The Extreme series are solid units, that Mushkin 1200w is also a good PSU too.
Yeah, I am hopefully selling my old CPU+MoBo+RAM off so I can buy the 1200w, I read some reviews and it is freaking great from what I see.
    
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Yeah, I am hopefully selling my old CPU+MoBo+RAM off so I can buy the 1200w, I read some reviews and it is freaking great from what I see.
There's only been one decent review of that platform.

Still though, do you really need a 1200w unit? Efficiency will most likely be terrible unless you plan to run 4 GTX 580's
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There's only been one decent review of that platform.

Still though, do you really need a 1200w unit? Efficiency will most likely be terrible unless you plan to run 4 GTX 580's
this and you can save a little money and get a 750w psu, 750 is enough for anything sli, except 480s
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this and you can save a little money and get a 750w psu, 750 is enough for anything sli, except 480s
Even with OC Ram/CPU/GPU[s]?
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