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How can i be embarrassing myself? Read the link i just posted. If you feel it is wrong please feel free to contact them
wow... okay where the hell does it say that seasonic makes all corsair or xfx units??

If you read what your just quoted it says:

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They first made power supplies in 1980 for the Apple II and the IBM PC, and are now known for highly efficient designs. Antec, Corsair Memory, XFX and other computer hardware companies sell power supplies which are rebadged or based on Sea Sonic units. All of their PSUs are certified 80 PLUS

Read the paragraph carefully, if that implies that all corsair and XFX are seasonic then wikipedia is wrong. By the way wikipedia is not a good reference, that's why at university they don't allow it, well in the UK that is.

What don't you follow? I don't understand

Like I said countless times, read this: http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...sair-psus.html
Edited by munaim1 - 10/5/11 at 5:36pm
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post #92 of 117
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wow... okay where the hell does it say that seasonic makes all corsair or xfx units??

If you read what your just quoted it says:




If that implies that all corsair and XFX are seasonic then wikipedia is wrong. By the way wikipedia is not a good reference, that's why at university they don't allow it, well in the UK that is.

What don't you follow? I don't understand
Please feel free to tell them that they are wrong, and you know everything.
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post #93 of 117
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Please feel free to tell them that they are wrong, and you know everything.
Show me proof that all corsair and antec and xfx units are made by seasonic except for wikipedia.

Don't be selective in replying back, be a little more constructive because you come accross as being a litle ignorant.
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post #94 of 117
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Please feel free to tell them that they are wrong, and you know everything.
He is right though, Seasonic doesn't make all those company's PSUs...

Edit: Uber long thread for no good reason?
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post #95 of 117
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Please feel free to tell them that they are wrong, and you know everything.
Look...im sorry...but ive had to report you for keeping this whole thing alive. At this point what you are doing is trolling.

You are wrong, you have been proven wrong multiple times by multiple people and you cant accept that.

If you wanted an 850 thats wonderful, but that doesnt mean its the best choice for everyone.
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post #96 of 117
You should be good at around 700.
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post #97 of 117
wow people read the whole damn thread and quit recommending 700w+ PSU's.
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post #98 of 117
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wow people read the whole damn thread and quit recommending 700+ PSU's.
I just PMed Pioneer asking him to close it.
The amount of people giving advice with no idea what they are talking about is staggering and it has already been answered.
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I just PMed Pioneer asking him to close it.
The amount of people giving advice with no idea what they are talking about is staggering and it has already been answered.
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post #100 of 117
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It probably would. I took advice from guys in the know. I was told to have more watts than you need and never stress your psu. Just my two pennies worth.

Stay cool :~)
You did not take advice from guys in the know. Instead, you took advice from people who are in the business of making money. That is why they told you to buy an 850W power supply!

Do you honestly believe that a quality 650W power supply would be "stressed" by your system?

I'll tell you what: buy a Kill A Watt, plug only your system into it (do not include anything but the power supply's power cable). Multiply every value you get by 0.85. That is your efficiency. I guarantee you that you will never see more than 600 to 650W on that meter no matter how hard you try. 650 x .85 = 552.5W.

There's a very good reason why AMD recommends a 600W peak-rated power supply to power a system that has two 5850s in it:

http://www.amd.com/us/products/deskt...verview.aspx#3


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Wow this thread has been beaten to death.....

A 550w PSU would have been MORE than enough for SLI 260's, and it would have been enough for any single GPU card in the future (might need an upgrade for SLI / Crossfire, depends on cards he were to choose).

I've ran GTX580 SLI off my "measely" 650w PSU. 12v rails sat strong at 12.0v under a full 3D load (Crysis and GTA IV). My fan got a little loud, yes....but I wasn't actually "stressing" my unit since my rails were all perfectly fine and within safe zones. Keep in mind, I was probably pulling around 700-750w (as a guess) from my PSU alone.

You'd be very surprised how far you can push a QUALITY PSU.

And yes, that 650w will run two 260's easily, just get the molex adapters previously mentioned, and it'll be just fine.
Chuggerboom, if you listen to no one else, then take it from a Moderator. Why? Because one of Overclock.net's rules states that we are not allowed to post incorrect information. Do I believe that pioneerisloud follows all the rules? Absolutely!! I don't just believe it either; I know it.


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Sea Sonic Electronics Co., Ltd., is a computer power supply manufacturer and retailer, formerly limited to trading as hardware OEM for other companies. They first made power supplies in 1980 for the Apple II and the IBM PC, and are now known for highly efficient designs. Antec, Corsair Memory, XFX and other computer hardware companies sell power supplies which are rebadged or based on Sea Sonic units. All of their PSUs are certified 80 PLUS.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Sonic

This is NOT saying that they make ALL of Corsair's power supplies! It just says that these companies that they listed sell PSUs which are rebadged or based on SeaSonic units. Nowhere does it state that every single PSU that these companies sell are all made by SeaSonic.

Again:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...sair-psus.html

Actually, just go here: http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-articles.html

Phaedrus2129 didn't become our PSU Editor by making these things up! How do you think I came to know this much about PSUs? I listen to experts like Phaedrus2129! So by learning about PSUs from people like me, you are indirectly learning from Phaedrus2129 himself (as well as other PSU experts).

Now please please please please stop posting incorrect information. Also, PLEASE stop telling people to get a 750W or an 850W when a quality 550W to 650W power supply is more than enough!
Edited by TwoCables - 10/5/11 at 6:36pm
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