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I have the modular XFX 850W power supply and I have to say its quite the quality product for clean power delivered as well as being able to handle the loads I've given it (i7 940 @ 4GHz and 2 580s in sli medium overclock).

What I can say though is you're more then likely going to need a 1kW power supply if you want to tri 570s, but shouldn't have any worries doing sli 570s.
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I have the XFX 850W pro and it works like a dream. Ran 2 5970's in SLI plus my sig rig @ 4.2Ghz without any issues. It looks good as well. If I could have at the time I would have opted for the modular black edition, not because of performance differences but for convenience.
Also, not disputing other people comments, but I have RMA'd with XFX before (Graphics card) and found the servie quick clean and efficient!
     
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Didnt know about it, it seem i will stick with Corsair.
Don't believe everything you read, most people posting in this thread or similar about the supposed bad support from XFX have never ever had a personal experience in this regard, they're just reproducing what others have wrote on similar threads.

The Core 850 and TXv2 850 both use the Seasonic SS-xxxAT platform, they're internally the same and have similar connectors(4x PCIe for both), the XFX 850 Black Edition is Seasonic M12D inside which is superior to the previously mentioned platform.
If the Black Edition won't sodomize your wallet go for it, is the better PSU and is modular.. or simply link the shop/s you intend to buy it from for other/better suggestions inside your budget.
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only difference between the txv2 and xfxpro is a quieter fan on the xfx
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Don't believe everything you read, most people posting in this thread or similar about the supposed bad support from XFX have never ever had a personal experience in this regard, they're just reproducing what others have wrote on similar threads.

The Core 850 and TXv2 850 both use the Seasonic SS-xxxAT platform, they're internally the same and have similar connectors(4x PCIe for both), the XFX 850 Black Edition is Seasonic M12D inside which is superior to the previously mentioned platform.
If the Black Edition won't sodomize your wallet go for it, is the better PSU and is modular.. or simply link the shop/s you intend to buy it from for other/better suggestions inside your budget.
Another Modular option will be Corsair TX850M, about 3-4 euros more then XFX 850 black edition modular.




But i may go for XFX Black Edition Modular now.
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Another Modular option will be Corsair TX850M, about 3-4 euros more then XFX 850 black edition modular.

Corsair Enthusiast TX850M, 850 W, 100: Amazon.es: Electrónica



But i may go for XFX Black Edition Modular now.
Yep, the XFX Black Edition is a better unit than the TXM too, and it also offers superior modularity.
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Don't believe everything you read, most people posting in this thread or similar about the supposed bad support from XFX have never ever had a personal experience in this regard, they're just reproducing what others have wrote on similar threads.
XFX doesn't support RMA for Europe - warranty is only applied for the retailer or the shop from whre you bought the item, so there is no lifetime warranty for EU.
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XFX doesn't support RMA for Europe - warranty is only applied for the retailer or the shop from whre you bought the item, so there is no lifetime warranty for EU.
Actually it does, and I wasn't talking about 'lifetime' warranty, but the standard 5 year warranty on PSUs, I've had a VGA RMA situation with XFX almost a year ago and it all went smooth.

edit. retailers are obliged by law to solve any warranty issue for 24 months from the moment of purchase, in which scenario XFX can refuse service and send you to the retailer/distributor with the issue you're accusing, if you have an extended manufacturer warranty that spans beyond the first 24 months and they refuse to help you then they are indeed ****, I personally don't know of any such situation.
Edited by Original Sin - 10/13/11 at 1:36pm
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Actually it does, and I wasn't talking about 'lifetime' warranty, but the standard 5 year warranty on PSUs, I've had a VGA RMA situation with XFX almost a year ago and it all went smooth.

edit. retailers are obliged by law to solve any warranty issue for 24 months from the moment of purchase, in which scenario XFX can refuse service and send you to the retailer/distributor with the issue you're accusing, if you have an extended manufacturer warranty that spans beyond the first 24 months and they refuse to help you then they are indeed ****, I personally don't know of any such situation.
What he ^^^^^ said! exactly the same for me!
     
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Then it looks like i got owned by XFX, as the retailer's warranty had expired, but even with this XFX is a good brand with quality products.
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