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The antec high current or ax1200 for multiple 480's heavily oced
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Can't go wrong with either of them.
Unless you have a short circuit or something.

In my experience the Antec one performs like a champ.
I wouldn't doubt it being able to handle three GTX 480s.
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Which one is cheaper? They are fairly close in terms of performance.
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Both are excellent units.. just get whichever is cheaper at the time.

Both companies have.. freaking awesome customer support too so it's not like you'll lose quality service by cheaping out
    
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HCP-1200.

The AX1200 is a solid unit, but it's a single rail... When you get to the 1kW+ region, it becomes abit silly.
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HCP-1200.

The AX1200 is a solid unit, but it's a single rail. When you get to the 1kW+ region, it becomes abit silly.
There's no performance loss using a single rail even on high wattage PSU's

I'd go with either of them. As others have said, both are terrific units. I do prefer Antec slightly since i got experience with them (never tried Corsair PSUs, but my rigs are full of Corsair RAM and coolers)
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There's no performance loss using a single rail even on high wattage PSU's

I'd go with either of them. As others have said, both are terrific units. I do prefer Antec slightly since i got experience with them (never tried Corsair PSUs, but my rigs are full of Corsair RAM and coolers)
I didn't say there is a performance loss....
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I personally would be uncomfortable pushing nearly 100a on a single 12v rail, especially if there is a spike But that's what surge protectors are for lol.
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Starbomba View Post
There's no performance loss using a single rail even on high wattage PSU's

I'd go with either of them. As others have said, both are terrific units. I do prefer Antec slightly since i got experience with them (never tried Corsair PSUs, but my rigs are full of Corsair RAM and coolers)
It's not performance you should be worried about.
It'll take 100 amps before OCP kicks in and by then your computer would have exploded (assuming there's a short or something).

Anyway... The Corsair one has a 7 year warranty compared to 5 years the Antec PSU has.
Both PSUs are built with high quality parts.
Edited by Evil Penguin - 7/24/11 at 7:37am
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post #10 of 16
It looks like the HCP1200 price has come down a bit too, and it's slightly better anyway.
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