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post #1 of 15
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Im looking to pair my coolermaster haf x case with a decent psu with tri sli in mind.

Is this psu capable of tri sli?
post #2 of 15
Yes, but there are better options in the 1.2kw area.. like the HCP.
Edited by Original Sin - 10/15/11 at 4:10pm
post #3 of 15
Thread Starter 
What is the HCP?

And what is wrong with the coolermaster PSU? it does what it says on the tin. How is the HCP better?
post #4 of 15
Yes.

Corsair AX series are good as is the HX1050.
Edited by dihartnell - 10/15/11 at 4:32pm
post #5 of 15
I dunno. My bro's lasted 3 months before his died.
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The CM Silent pro gold is a good unit. The only problem is that the ripple isn't the greatest but it is in spec.

The thing is it simply CANNOT match the Antec High Current Pro. The High current pro has AMAZING ripple and can power any reasonable setup(4 OC GTX 580's and an overclocked cpu.)and is simple the best 1.2kw unit you can buy.
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post #7 of 15
What is your budget? Maybe we can find you one for a good price and of good quality.

What website/s are you able to shop from?

EDIT:

Just to answer your question, yes it is an good PSU, however you could probably get something a little better, on that note you don't need 1200w for tri sli 470, a quality 900/1kw would suffice.
Edited by munaim1 - 10/15/11 at 4:44pm
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmxdex2020;15323010 
What is the HCP?

And what is wrong with the coolermaster PSU? it does what it says on the tin. How is the HCP better?

The Silent Pro Gold is a solid unit which doesn't shine in anything except efficiency, it has average regulation and below average ripple suppression.. the Antec HCP on the other hand is excellent, its the best high output unit on the market.
You don't need a 1.2KW unit for 3x 470s, a solid 1KW will do..
post #9 of 15
I've had a 1000w silent pro for nearly a year and I've used all sorts of graphics cards and I overclock and I haven't any issues with it.
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post #10 of 15
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Well the maxium i want to spend on a psu is 180 pounds. But even i dont want to go that high.

The OCZ ZX Series 1250W Also looks good.

The antec is too pricey and i dont like the look of it in terms of asthetics.

What do you mean by ripple?
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