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Originally Posted by Chuggerboom View Post
Thank you for enlightening me ( you are very argumentative ) My psu is made by Seasonic and so was my Corsair HX 620.
I'm sorry for being this way, but you keep trying to tell him that a quality 650W power supply is not enough when in fact it's a little bit overkill. So, it's starting to get to me a little bit.

Here is an article explaining who makes which Corsair PSUs:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...sair-psus.html
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post #52 of 117
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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
It's not a bad thing to get an efficient higher peak model than you need and run it in it's sweet spot.

1000W is definitely overkill and oversold, but I don't know why everyone gets their panties in a twist about using a 750-800W quality unit that would operate very efficiently at the 530-550W range and leave tons of room for the future upgrades.

For me, quality 750W with 4 or 6 6-pin PCIE connectors is what I'd look for, unless the budget only allowed a 650W.
Thank you for your post. Some people don't understand for some reason?
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post #53 of 117
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Originally Posted by Chuggerboom View Post
Thank you for enlightening me ( you are very argumentative ) My psu is made by Seasonic and so was my Corsair HX 620.
The current builder series is all CWT beside the CX-400 that was made by seasonic. The gaming series is all CWT, The rest of the Corsair units are a mix of CWT and Seasonic with the exception being the AX 1200 being made by Flextronics.

And actually all of XFX's unit's are Seasonic made...
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post #54 of 117
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I'm sorry for being this way, but you keep trying to tell him that a quality 650W power supply is not enough when in fact it's a little bit overkill. So, it's starting to get to me a little bit.

Here is an article explaining who makes which Corsair PSUs:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...sair-psus.html
I understand what you say. I upgraded my psu to be on the safe side that is all.

Chill out sometime
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post #55 of 117
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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
It's not a bad thing to get an efficient higher peak model than you need and run it in it's sweet spot.

1000W is definitely overkill and oversold, but I don't know why everyone gets their panties in a twist about using a 750-800W quality unit that would operate very efficiently at the 530-550W range and leave tons of room for the future upgrades.

For me, quality 750W with 4 or 6 6-pin PCIE connectors is what I'd look for, unless the budget only allowed a 650W.
I am just trying to keep his costs down.

Here are some 750W units:

If modular is desirable, then it gets even more expensive.


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Originally Posted by Chuggerboom View Post
I understand what you say. I upgraded my psu to be on the safe side that is all.

Chill out sometime
You told me that you got the 850W unit because both Scan and Overclockers.uk told you that's what you needed (even though they probably know that a quality 650W is still quite enough).
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post #56 of 117
You guys really should try listening to TwoCables rather than trying to weasel around him. He has 3.5k rep for a reason...Heres a hint...its because he knows what he is talking about.
I know he has saved my butt a few times.

There is no "safe side" if you know what you are doing. If you know what you are doing there is no need to plan for a margin of error because there is no error.
A quality 650w will work just fine and leave the OP plenty of room for when those 260s start to drag for him and he needs to upgrade. Its enough to power any single GPU on the market and more. He could run SLI460s and carry a MASSIVE overclock and be just fine.

So stop saying he needs a whole extra 100+ watts to be "safe" or future proof because you are flat out wrong.

I dont want to sound argumentative, but your advice is...well...bad...
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post #57 of 117
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The current builder series is all CWT beside the CX-400 that was made by seasonic. The gaming series is all CWT, The rest of the Corsair units are a mix of CWT and Seasonic with the exception being the AX 1200 being made by Flextronics.

And actually all of XFX's unit's are Seasonic made...
Thank you for the post. I went with XFX because of the reviews that i read. They are made by Seasonic and carry a 5 year warranty. That sealed the deal for me
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post #58 of 117
corrsair 750 to 850 would be ideal for your rig. I have a 750 and love it like if it were my child!
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I'm trying to cancel my order off newegg and get the XFX 750w. Does anyone know if they have a phone number?
    
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I'm trying to cancel my order off newegg and get the XFX 750w. Does anyone know if they have a phone number?
(800) 390-1119


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Originally Posted by mrpep View Post
corrsair 750 to 850 would be ideal for your rig. I have a 750 and love it like if it were my child!
Please go back and read the thread.
you dont need anywhere near your 750w either.
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