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i like my CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-950TX 950W its handling a 5970+5870 and a highly overclocked i7 and 3 hardrives not modular tho.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...air-_-17139013
That's an insane price for a 950w. But see that big heap of cables? Yea that couldn't fit behind my rear panel.

Darn, I should of ordered wire holders with that PSU order.
    
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That's an insane price for a 950w. But see that big heap of cables? Yea that couldn't fit behind my rear panel.

Darn, I should of ordered wire holders with that PSU order.
The PSU comes with cable ties.


Skip to 3:30.
    
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The PSU comes with cable ties.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYn-CnRgn-0

Skip to 3:30.
I know, I was talking about those little things that stick to the case and hold wires in place, not actual ties, but ties will work just as well.

Thanks for the suggestions everyone
    
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I know, I was talking about those little things that stick to the case and hold wires in place, not actual ties, but ties will work just as well.

Thanks for the suggestions everyone
No prob.
    
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Hm, I see - so I think I'll go for the HX 750, but I'll look around for a x750 or AX750 for under $150 first.
FYI, the AX750 is a generation ahead of the X-750. The AX7m50 is a rebadged X-760. It's not like there's any significant difference, but if you're paying thus much for a PSU, you might as well buy the newest stuff.

Edit: Nevermind, the HX is a good PSU.
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FYI, the AX750 is a generation ahead of the X-750. The AX7m50 is a rebadged X-760. It's not like there's any significant difference, but if you're paying thus much for a PSU, you might as well buy the newest stuff.
They're 99.99% identical, so getting which ever is cheaper is the better option. Newer =/= better.
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They're 99.99% identical, so getting which ever is cheaper is the better option. Newer =/= better.
Newer = better if it is, in fact, better. The AX750/X-760 have superior internal heatsinks than the X-750. The AX has the heatsinks from the fanless X-400 to aid in heat dissipation. That, on top of the fact that they're always within $10 of each other, would push me towards the AX750 over the X-750 every time.
    
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They're 99.99% identical, so getting which ever is cheaper is the better option. Newer =/= better.
Some reviewers declared that AX750 utilizes a different PCB layout, so I don't think it's identical to X750/760. But they share the same components.
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Newer = better if it is, in fact, better. The AX750/X-760 have superior internal heatsinks than the X-750. The AX has the heatsinks from the fanless X-400 to aid in heat dissipation. That, on top of the fact that they're always within $10 of each other, would push me towards the AX750 over the X-750 every time.
Now that's just pointless nitpicking. There are no significant enough differences to say it's "better". The best option is to get whichever is cheaper.

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Some reviewers declared that AX750 utilizes a different PCB layout, so I don't think it's identical to X750/760. But they share the same components.
I didn't say 100% identical.
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post #30 of 30
Ha late entry

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817322011

159.99 gold unit

Here's the review

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...Review/1289/10
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