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My current 750w Thermaltake Toughpower is a few years old now and it doesn't like to do games anymore. Just randomly reboot only while playing games/3D intensive software. Brother's pc had same issues and new PSU fixed that.

I did the PSUCalc and my consumption is only 525w.

Looking to get a PSU like 650w-750w and it has to be modular.
This would be cool http://www.corsair.com/power-supply-...ts/ax750w.html due to every cable even MB one being modular and 7 year warranty but the price tag is a bit much and I won't be running 2 GPUs anyway.

Anyone got any suggestions?
Need something with a lot of amps on the +12V rail.
Edited by sd_dracula - 10/25/11 at 6:03am
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post #2 of 7
A AX750 is a great power supply you will be hard pressed to find a better psu for that kind of money.

Corsair's warranty is also known to be one of the best around and should you loose a pci connector they will send you one out free of charge
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I am actually leaning towards that or the AX850 since there is only a £10 difference on Amazon and it has 70A on the 12V rail
Plenty of space for future upgrades me thinks.
This PSU can be used with 110V sockets too right? Should have a little toggle switch at the back right?
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Yea I broke my fan blade in my 750tx and just posted a ticket of what was wrong and they RMA'D me before the weekend was over. Fyi the only reason the fan blade broke is because I punched my case till it caved in. Besides that I have been using that psu for 3 years solid. You really can't go wrong.
Edited by Anti!! - 10/25/11 at 6:19am
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Should go overkill and get the new Seasonic Platinum 860.. If it ever gets a release date.
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Originally Posted by sd_dracula View Post
I am actually leaning towards that or the AX850 since there is only a £10 difference on Amazon and it has 70A on the 12V rail
Plenty of space for future upgrades me thinks.
This PSU can be used with 110V sockets too right? Should have a little toggle switch at the back right?
It might do my psu doesn't but it depends if they added it on yours
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Apparently it auto-detects voltage:

Universal AC input from 90~264V. No more hassle of flipping that tiny red switch to select the voltage input!
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