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post #1 of 9
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Hi forum,

one question,

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/900w-...-12v-139mm-fan

is this PSU sufficient for:

2500K @ 4.5 Ghz
2x4 Gb ram
2 x 580 OC
2 x sdd
2 x hdd SATA6
2 x 200 mm fans
2 x 140 mm fans
1 x 120 mm fan
?

Thanks

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post #2 of 9
Way more than enough. I love Enermax but that unit is way too much money for what you get.

Just to note You can also get an 850w quality name brand unit and it'll power that rig just fine too. Just ask here before you buy.

Look for Antec, Corsair, Seasonic, Enermax ect.

I like the Corsair AX850 myself.

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Yes, it is, but it's also £194.38. A good 750W would run that. Enermax Modu 87+ is pretty good, but it's not like it's in another tier in quality (in some ways worse) than an XFX Black Edition 850W, which is at less than half the price at £95.82:

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...35mm-quiet-fan

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=165
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/808
http://hardocp.com/article/2009/12/1...upply_review/1
post #4 of 9
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Thanks for input.

I have decided to go for Corsair CMPSU-850AX.

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...-12v-120mm-fan

It's £50 cheaper then Emermax 900W and I hope It will handle spesc which I posted earlier.
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Thanks for input.

I have decided to go for Corsair CMPSU-850AX.

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...-12v-120mm-fan

It's £50 cheaper then Emermax 900W and I hope It will handle spesc which I posted earlier.

I'd go with this one if you don't need modular http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...onze-140mm-fan
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or the antec CP-850 which is also a very good PSU. £95

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...oogle+shopping
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The XFX BE 850 is worth it if you don't mind the green fan. The performance is very similar to the AX850 and it's much cheaper
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The XFX BE 850 is worth it if you don't mind the green fan. The performance is very similar to the AX850 and it's much cheaper
out of stock at the minute that's why I recommended the antec and corsair.
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I have did read review on XFX BE 850W here:
http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/p...850w_atx_psu/1

and i quote:
"However, all is not well. Part of OC3D's PSU testing procedure involves a "MAX Load" test in which the PSU is placed under a continually increasing load which takes it outside of its rated specification. This not only identifies the true capabilities of the PSU (for example if it is a 750w PSU overclocked to 850w, or a 1000w PSU underclocked to 850w) but also ensures that the OCP (Over Current Protection) is fully functional on the unit. Unfortunately this is where the XFX failed in a BIG way.

During this test the load was increased to 22A on both the +3.3v and +5v rails and 62A on the +12v rail. This combined with the small load on the +5vSB and -12v rail equated to around a 970w load on the PSU (120w above rated output). At first, everything appeared to be working fine. The ripple results were perfectly acceptable, the exhaust temperature was around 65°C and the voltages were all well within spec. Around a minute later the PSU powered off. Nothing unusual there, OCP had kicked in and saved the day. To find out whether the unit would be capable of sustaining a slightly lower load, the +12v rail load was reduced to 61A and the PSU powered back on. What happened next warranted a change of underwear...
"

They had two units and the same happened with both of them.
I have tried to find this model on official web page of XFX but they don't have it there anymore. Maybe they stopped selling it?
What are your thoughts on this?
Edited by phobus - 5/17/11 at 2:40am
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