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post #11 of 18
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Updated original post with links.
Edited by SacredChaos - 6/5/11 at 9:05pm
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post #12 of 18
Just chiming in here, but this is one of the best PSUs out there right now and way more than enough for your rig even with possible future crossfire:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...easonic%20x750

This CPU +MOBO Combo will shed off some bucks too:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.657717
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post #13 of 18
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What is the difference between that mobo and the one I selected? and is Seasonic a good name brand? Haven't done much research into PSU's.
Edited by SacredChaos - 6/6/11 at 2:38pm
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post #14 of 18
Yes, they are. They're one of the top makers of PSUs in general, but it comes down to more than brand in PSUs. Seasonic makes alot of PSUs for the brand you selected (Corsair) in your initial post even. That AX is a Seasonic X series PSU. 850W is immense overkill for the parts you chose. A 650W-750W would be a more realistic thing to go for (even themselves being more than you "need").

The motherboard you chose is P67. The one in that combo is Z68.
post #15 of 18
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Yes, they are. They're one of the top makers of PSUs in general, but it comes down to more than brand in PSUs. Seasonic makes alot of PSUs for the brand you selected (Corsair) in your initial post even. That AX is a Seasonic X series PSU. 850W is immense overkill for the parts you chose. A 650W-750W would be a more realistic thing to go for (even themselves being more than you "need").

The motherboard you chose is P67. The one in that combo is Z68.
Ok, awesome glad someone pointed that out. Stupid question, what is the difference between P67 and Z68?
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post #16 of 18
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Originally Posted by SacredChaos View Post
What is the difference between that mobo and the one I selected? and is Seasonic a good name brand? Haven't done much research into PSU's.
The Z68 chipset boards are the latest for Sandybridge CPUs. Nothing wrong with the P67 EVO you chose, i just linked that Z68 board because it was bundled with a discount. Difference is not much apart from SSD Caching (if you get an SSD later) and being able to use the CPU's onboard graphics (this you probably will never use).

Seasonic is a top tier brand that makes nothing but quality PSUs. Several of the Corsair units are actually Seasonics underneath...just rebadged. 750W is already overkill for your system, but the Seasonic X750 is just a stellar unit and will be great should you go crossfire.
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post #17 of 18
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Ok, glad you pointed that out. Gonna get that bundle and that PSU.

Just ordered. Thanks for the help guys. You guys help make OCN what it is.
Edited by SacredChaos - 6/6/11 at 2:51pm
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post #18 of 18
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Oh. Before I forget, I assume I need to buy a new bracket for my T.R.U.E.? Where can I find that. I looked on the Thermalright website and didn't see anything. I might be blind lol.
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