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...and this is what I plan on buying.

post #2 of 10
Not bad, I'd say go for it. I'd recommend the Seasonic M12D PSU but they don't seem to have it a newegg.
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Looks good here
   
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Go with a corsair 650 watt tx series psu, there real reliable
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tronic707x View Post
Go with a corsair 650 watt tx series psu, there real reliable
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thryack View Post
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Both are newer and better.

The corsair is of superior quality and so is that TIM, AS5 is getting older.
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leave comment before 8PM?

That's like 30 minutes of time for people to give you input.

I'll see if I can squeeze myself into your tight schedule here

960T with $10 off promo: Excellent CPU for the money IMO. But what are you upgrading from?

PSU: That's a fine unit for the price with that promo code discount. I'm guessing you want a modular...

My only alternate suggestions would be as follows:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341016 because you probably don't need 600W and could save the $10.
Or: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016 about the same quality PSU here on paper, but antec has a better track record than OCZ as far as warrenty claims and quality checking and such from my experience.
     
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post #8 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mdocod View Post
leave comment before 8PM?

That's like 30 minutes of time for people to give you input.

I'll see if I can squeeze myself into your tight schedule here

960T with $10 off promo: Excellent CPU for the money IMO. But what are you upgrading from?

PSU: That's a fine unit for the price with that promo code discount. I'm guessing you want a modular...

My only alternate suggestions would be as follows:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341016 because you probably don't need 600W and could save the $10.
Or: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016 about the same quality PSU here on paper, but antec has a better track record than OCZ as far as warrenty claims and quality checking and such from my experience.
I am upgrading from a 9850 and the 600W PSU is just for future upgrades when i get a more demanding CPU and/or GPU.
And I would get that Corsair PSU except for 2 things.
1. it's out of my budget
2. It's not modular
Yeah It may be more reliable but then again if it is it does justify the cost.
I never considered any other Thermal paste other than AS5, I would assume that they all perform around the same, but I guess if the MX4 decrease temps by 2-3C more than the AS5 would then it's well worth it.

Anyways thanks for the suggestions, gonna purchase the parts now.
post #9 of 10
shinetsu thermal compound, supposed to be better than as5
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post #10 of 10
For less money even after the MIR which can be a Pita, and a better unit get this psu
http://www.Newegg.com/Product/Produc...tem=17-182-131

Edit: nvm comprehension ftl.
Sent from my phone...
Edited by LuckySe7ens - 11/2/11 at 5:44pm
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