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post #21 of 46
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for $120 (yes I talked to the guy about lowering it), it seems like a pretty good deal to me?
what is the difference in efficiency between the hx1000 and the newer ones listed?
Edited by note235 - 6/10/11 at 1:33pm
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post #22 of 46
Go for it if you want, it's not a bad PSU, and it's not a bad deal at that price either, it's just outdated. If I recall correctly it also has the highest RMA rate of all Corsair units. I'm not saying it's a lemon, just that its internal design is inherently complex and more likely to fail than other PSUs. Personally if I had $150 to spend on a PSU, I'd spend it on a higher quality unit.
post #23 of 46
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Originally Posted by mrinnocent View Post
antec 750w is semimodular....main mb cables are not modular...the rest are
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371022
+1 for this PSU, pretty strong unit.
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post #24 of 46
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ok i guess i can buy it and sell it online, what is the most that the listed 750s can handle--tri-6970s would be fine? that'd be a killer eyefinity setup imo haha
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I think triple 6950s at stock would be fine on a 750W unit, but not triple 6970s.
post #26 of 46
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i see, what would you recommend for triple 6970s then?
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post #27 of 46
so far no one has even suggested a modular unit. all these suggested are "hybrid" or semi-modular.

if you want full modular you have to go with corsairs ax series, seasonic x series.

if i remember the hx1000 was not one of corsairs better units.
    
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post #28 of 46
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Originally Posted by note235 View Post
i see, what would you recommend for triple 6970s then?
A good 850-900W unit.

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so far no one has even suggested a modular unit. all these suggested are "hybrid" or semi-modular.

if you want full modular you have to go with corsairs ax series, seasonic x series.

if i remember the hx1000 was not one of corsairs better units.
As far as I'm concerned, modularity encompasses both full modularity and semi modularity, and if someone wants full modularity, then they should specify that. Also don't forget the Silverstone Strider Plus and Strider Gold units for full modularity.
post #29 of 46
All this difference in opinion is one reason I went with a Corsair tx850. No, it's not modular but who cares really? I have a full tower case and there is no problem hiding the wires. Besides I'm using most of them although I did cut one of the molex leads down to just one plug for my water pump.

IMO, 850w is not that overkill and it's big enough for all but the most extreme systems.

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post #30 of 46
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either way is fine, id prefer full but something that can fit well in my corsair 650d.
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