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Damn it! I have a brand new ( well it's 4 years old , but never used ) 1000W Coolermaster PSU , and I think i'm just gonna sell the thing!

Things have changed since I have been out of this computer stuff. I need to find a complete modular 1200 watt PSU. I wanted some over head on the power for my rig plus all the water cooling i'll be doing.

If I'm going to put this much money into a new rig , I want sleeved cables! To me , they just make the build look complete.

I'm looking to power dual GPU's , 3 HD's , drives , pumps....everything. Can someone point me in the right direction? Because I don't know what "Rails" mean and I want to make sure I have enough plugs in the back to run enough cables and so forth.

Advice? Link? preferably newegg since I got more stuff to buy there....but if not , no biggie.
    
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budget?
    
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Take that back....it was used for one week , and then I complete disassembled the computer....long story.
    
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Try the Corsair AX1200. Comes with black sleeved cables and is modular. $279.99... $259.99 after rebate.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...014&Tpk=ax1200
Edited by FlamingMidget - 10/16/11 at 11:51pm
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Originally Posted by Vlasov_581 View Post
budget?
Hmmm? I dunno? Maybe $200.00 - $250.00.....but if I have to pay $300.00 I will.
    
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Try the Corsair AX1200. Comes with black sleeved cables and is modular.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...014&Tpk=ax1200
Damn , that's a nice one right there!
    
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post #7 of 46
More details on what your running? If your only running 2 way sli or cf then theres no need for a 1200. An ax850 is more than enough, or an hx850 for that matter.
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post #8 of 46
I would go with the corsair AX1200 it has a 7 year warranty and is completely modular. Its a big psu this is what it looks like in an antec 1200 http://i.imgur.com/o2abu.jpg
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post #9 of 46
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More details on what your running? If your only running 2 way sli or cf then theres no need for a 1200. An ax850 is more than enough, or an hx850 for that matter.
I hear ya man , but i wanted more head room for more later " In case " I need or want it. these specs aren't 100% here....But what I have been thinking about , or something close to it.

Sli or cfx cards ( 2 cards )
2600K
8-16gb ram
3 - WD 640 blacks
DVD recorder
1 -2 fan controllers
possible sound card...not sure
2 - MCP 355 pumps
around 15-20 , 120mm fans
numerous leds and misc stuff...could always add more

All of it is being stuffed into a very large Case-labs case. Not sure which one yet.

Hatfieco....you are in the Portland area?
    
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I am indeed. You local?
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