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post #1 of 11
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Hows the Silverstone brand of PSUs?

most specifically this one
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16483

I need a PSU for 2x Gigabyte GTX 580 Super Overclocks

and an OC for an i7-2600K 4.6GHz and above.
post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by Kenji View Post
Hows the Silverstone brand of PSUs?

most specifically this one
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16483

I need a PSU for 2x Gigabyte GTX 580 Super Overclocks

and an OC for an i7-2600K 4.6GHz and above.
It's made by Enhance(a very good OEM), very similar to the Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1000W, it's a very solid PSU.

You should get the Strider Plus 1000W though, it offers better value and it has slightly better ripple suppression on the 12v rail.
Or even the Thermaltake Toughpower XT 875 which is plenty for your needs and is an excellent PSU.
post #3 of 11
I have the Strider+ 850 (which would be plenty for dual GTX580s) and I am extremely happy with it. It's been rock solid, and provided clean power for my overclock
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still looking for some more opinions buying tomorrow
post #5 of 11
Love my Silverstone Strider. It's a baus. It's a good solid company. Definitely up there with Corsair. Way overpowered for my system though...but that'll be remedied soon
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As many said, it's a great PSU but it's very overkill. I would recommend that you get the Strider Plus 850W. It's even better and the wattage is more what you need. There's also the Strider Gold series that is a little bit better and is 80+ gold instead of 80+ silver. No big deal though, both units are nearly flawless.
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That's overkill man, very, very solid PSU, but overkill..
 
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post #8 of 11
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As many said, it's a great PSU but it's very overkill. I would recommend that you get the Strider Plus 850W. It's even better and the wattage is more what you need. There's also the Strider Gold series that is a little bit better and is 80+ gold instead of 80+ silver. No big deal though, both units are nearly flawless.
as I said its a future proofing method I may go Tri SLI in the future. And the one in the link is the Strider GOLD series
post #9 of 11
why not just buy the new gpus when they come out? the cards will perform better and you wont be paying out the ear due to the power costs of 3 overclocked 580s =/
post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Vuashke View Post
why not just buy the new gpus when they come out? the cards will perform better and you wont be paying out the ear due to the power costs of 3 overclocked 580s =/
Because I have enough money to upgrade when the new ones come out.
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