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It's not for myself and was wondering what brand would you recommend and why?

It's not much the capacity but more in regards to brand, performance and quality. It's will be used to power quad watercooled 480s with moderate to high overclocks.

Out of these ones:

Thermaltake Tough Power 1500w
Enermax MaxRevo 1500w
Silverstone Stryder 1500w



Thanks



EDIT:

The whole rig is quite extreme, EVGA 4way sli, watercooled mobo, cpu and all 4 cards with a 1 quad rad and 1 triple rad with 18 fans or so in total, couple of fan controllers 3 HDD's and cpu (950 overclocked to 4.3ghz) and 12gb of ram.
Edited by munaim1 - 8/1/11 at 7:51pm
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I would recommend the Antec High Current pro. It's one of the best, If not THE best, psu on the market. It's can pull 1700w from the wall

But The Toughpower unit is pretty good.

Edit: The Silverstone is the best unit. Followed by the enermax and in last is the thermaltake.
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I would recommend the Antec High Current pro. It's one of the best, If not THE best, psu on the market. It's can pull 1700w from the wall

But The Toughpower unit is pretty good.

Edit: The Silverstone is the best unit. Followed by the enermax and in last is the thermaltake.
Silverstone seems the most popular 1500w psu, what about the new enermax maxRevo?
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Personally I would take the Enermax over the other two. I would never buy a Thermaltake. As far as Silverstone goes I would get one if I had no other choices. Just my
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Personally I would take the Enermax over the other two. I would never buy a Thermaltake. As far as Silverstone goes I would get one if I had no other choices. Just my
I havn't seen much about the enermax, how does it compare to the silverstone, quality and performance wise?
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Enermax's quality and performance are top notch. Great stable power supplies.
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I havn't seen much about the enermax, how does it compare to the silverstone, quality and performance wise?
The enermax is a great PSU. It's just the silverstone is just a little bit better.
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post #9 of 33
Dont settle for those weak meh psu's. Just go with the king of power supplies (Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200). As others said, this psu can do more than 1200 watts.
I myself have seen this psu handle 2x Asus Ares, 4x 480's, 4x 580's, 2x 590's, and 2x 6990's.
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Id go with the SilverStone unit, it will be able to draw more than its rated for without much of a stress and is a rock solid unit.
    
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