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Your planned build would work fine off any good quality 850w unit, unless you're doing tri / quad fire or SLI. That's the only time you'd ever need more than that kind of power. And unless you have the monitors to go with that kind of power, its pointless.
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I am stuck between the Case-labs M8 , T10 or possibly the TH10.....and have been racking my brain for like 2 weeks trying to decide. Either way....she'll be a biggun'!
    
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Your planned build would work fine off any good quality 850w unit, unless you're doing tri / quad fire or SLI. That's the only time you'd ever need more than that kind of power. And unless you have the monitors to go with that kind of power, its pointless.
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the AX1200 would most likely be the last psu that you'll ever need to buy
    
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Another vote for the AX1200! A friend of mine is running one, and it's so, so nice. NEVER skimp on your PSU. The 7-year warranty ensures you won't have any power concerns for a long, long time. The 80PLUS Gold rating is great on your energy bill, too. I have the 850w version, and I love it. Silent and stable, very reassuring. If you need it to be completely modular, the Corsair line can't be beat atm.
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Depending on which one I get here....am I looking for something with only 1 - 12V rail? 2 , 3 , 4....Rails?

Also want to make sure that thing is 100% modular. I only want to plug in the things I need and leave the rest out.

Are there other things I should be looking at in a PSU with the specs I posted?
    
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post #18 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by FlamingMidget View Post
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
I love my ax1200 I'd recommend it.
post #19 of 46
+1 for the AX 1200W... It is probably the best quality 1000w+ unit...
post #20 of 46
personal vote for the antec high current pro 1200w, since its slightly better than the ax1200 and i usually see it for a cheaper price

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...tory4&reid=198

pros for antec
-slightly better performance
-usually cheaper price depending on store (at least in aus)

pros for corsair
-fully modular (hcp 1200 has ALOT of preattatched cables, but youll be fine in a large caselabs case)
- so far as i know, sleeving cables DOESNT void the warranty
-7 year warranty over antecs 5 year
-single 12V rail over antecs 8 12V rails (for those unfamiliar with how rails work and unfamiliar with ohms law and electronics)
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