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post #1 of 16
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My old PSU was an OCZ StealthXStream.. was 700 watts of garbage... it can not handle my current sig rig. sad.
Its currently being RMAd and when it comes back, i plan on selling/trading or giving away to a lucky folder.

Anyway i need a good PSU. My plan is to spend what I have to right now to not have to mess with another PSU for a long time.

Im leaning on this one right here-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...9015&Tpk=ax850

but is it just flat out overkill?

Going to shortly CF my 6950s and upgrade to bulldozer.

I have read a bunch of posts, and understand I wont use anywhere near 850 watts coming from a good PSU, but like I said, i want to buy and forget for the next 3-4 years.

fully modular is a must.
able to fit in Antec 300 for now, is also a must.
I have a 30$ newegg giftcard, so newegg links are best option.
185$ is my max. Lower is better.

thanks.
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post #2 of 16
I own the TX series and haven't had any issues. It will suffice what you are trying to do.
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the reviews (despite a rather large number of DOAs) for the AX just seem so golden.
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post #4 of 16
Save yourself a few bucks and go with this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-087-_-Product

Even the 650 watt version would be good for your setup.

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=169
post #5 of 16
Stick with the 850. While you may not need the power now, you future upgrade most likely will.
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Originally Posted by DarkPhoenix View Post
Stick with the 850. While you may not need the power now, you future upgrade most likely will.
I agree, and stick with a brand you trust.
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post #7 of 16
You could get Corsair Ax750/850.

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post #9 of 16
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yeah. I trust Corsair 100%....

maybe this is essentially the same as that ax850?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-022-_-Product

i dont know...
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post #10 of 16
Get the Seasonic X750 GOLD 750W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...easonic%20x750. They are the OEM that makes most of Corsair's power supplys and the Seasonic X750 is one of the best 750w psu out there. It is also fully modular and has a 5year warranty.
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