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post #1 of 7
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I have this nice seasonic, but I had too go lower on watts, or wait even longer to start building

So is a quality 750W about right for a CF+OC/CPU OC/ and some headroom

And what are the quality 750W PSU makers



Here are the likely candidates

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...ED&PageSize=20

If I had to buy 1 today based on price, I get the

SILVERSTONE ST75F-P 750W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular for $124

Thats not even on sale, but I'm not going to CF until the early fall, so lots of time yet to get a good sale
Edited by Mit Namso - 5/11/11 at 5:14am
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post #2 of 7
Some quality power supply manufacturers:

- Corsair
- Seasonic
- PC Power & Cooling
Edited by Doogiehouser - 5/11/11 at 5:12am
post #3 of 7
Corsair TX750 V2
XFX 750W BE
Antec TP750 new
Seasonic X760
Antec HCG 750W

Are all pretty good units. TBH 750W is puh-len-ty of pow-uh.
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post #4 of 7
The Silverstone ST75F-P is an awesome deal at $124. I'd get that.
post #5 of 7
PC Power & Cooling 750watt user here. That thing is chugging away for me since the past 3 years. Still running my sig rig with water cooling, two 6950, 6 fans, and some lighting for the bling without a hick up.
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post #6 of 7
Seasonics X750 is $40 off for today with a promo code.
post #7 of 7
PC power and cooling are now OCZ's property, they've gone downhill.
The Silverstone you linked in the OP is an enhance built unit, and it's very good, JonnyGuru reviewed it here.
However, the Seasonic X750/760 is also very good, as is the Corsair AX750, get any of those 4 and you'll be very happy.
Edited by allikat - 5/11/11 at 7:50am
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