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Hey guys so I'm about to start ordering parts for my build but can't decide on a power supply. The link below is the one I'm considering buying but I haven't really heard too much about it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703028

I plan on adding two 6970's and probably keeping my GTX 465 as a PhyX card.
Will also be purchasing water cooling for the CPU and two 6970's. Will this be a good purchase or should I keep looking?

If I can work snag a smaller power supply to be able to go modular around the same price then I would prefer to do that for the cable management.
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OCZ PSU are crap.
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post #3 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
OCZ PSU are crap.
No they're not.

This is a decent unit with 2% Vreg, half-spec ripple that meets its 80 Plus Silver rating. Standard Sirfa Electronics build like a lot of units out there (OCZ and otherwise), NCC caps all around... nothing wrong with it really. Too bad it's not modular.
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Yeah it's a good one at a good price,not the best however.I would rec. this Seasonic X-750 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151087
in the same price range,plenty of power for your GPU's.
For more info on your system's wattage needs check here
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...alculator.html
Edited by Redwoodz - 8/12/11 at 11:32am
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Its alright.
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post #6 of 9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341045

there you go buddy that should do i am ordering one of these too

either this or a seasonic one i hear they are extremely quiet
post #7 of 9
I'll still throw a couple different options at you:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194083 (modular, 80 Plus Gold, Enermax build - same unit as http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194080 but with a shorter warranty)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139013 (a classic, not as efficient but still very nice, although it's not modular)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139011 (needs no introduction)
post #8 of 9
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Thanks a lot for the help guys! I really like the SeaSonic X750, fully modular and 80+ gold for a good price. If it's able to handle the rig with the water cooling I would like to go with that one.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ArtistDeAlec View Post
Thanks a lot for the help guys! I really like the SeaSonic X750, fully modular and 80+ gold for a good price. If it's able to handle the rig with the water cooling I would like to go with that one.
My quick tally using Pheadrus' calculator shows about 600-650w draw,that's with Crossfired 6970's,GTX465 PhysX,overvolting and overclocking and complete w/c.

Another maybe even better unit would be the Kingwin Lazer Gold 850w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817121076
Edited by Redwoodz - 8/12/11 at 12:48pm
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