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Hey guys I have another question for ya if you could help me out. I need to get a better PSU before I think about going crossfire and was wondering what you thought to be the best bang for your buck in the 700-800w range. Only other requirement is that it be modular. Thanks guys thumb.gif
post #2 of 18
Well, for fully modular you can try the Seasonic Gold series and for something thats partly modular you can go for the Antec HCP 850/750. These would be my recommendations. Both are excellent PSU's and the Antec is one of my favorite PSU's with rock solid stability. The Antec unit is made by Delta BTW.
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I would also highly recommend the Seasonic units. Great PSUs.
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post #4 of 18
Also consider the Silverstones, they tend to be good value, and fully modular.
In particular, the Strider+ 750 got a great review at JG.
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Best value is probably an OCZ, but best deal is the SeaSonic X 650w 80+ Gold PSU. Assuming you're crossfiring 6870s, you only need a decent 550w PSU. Even 6970s only need a 650w.
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post #7 of 18
my PSU. got it for $35 after rebate 2 years ago. don't know what's considered good now. i guess you can never go wrong with corsair, but it costs a small premium
post #8 of 18
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Thanks everyone for replying. Now I know most of the big brand names but I have never owned anything OCZ. Do they make a good PSU?
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Thanks everyone for replying. Now I know most of the big brand names but I have never owned anything OCZ. Do they make a good PSU?

yupp thats why I linked it smile.gif
post #10 of 18
OCZ's units are not the best, but not the worst by a long shot. They're kinda in the middle there. Reasonable, without being great at anything. The only reason to get one is if you get a big discount, because their RRP isn't much below some much better units, like the Silverstone Strider+ 750 for example.

My friend got a semi-modular 700w OCZ when I got my last PSU, a TX650 for about the same money. It does the job for him just fine.
Edited by allikat - 11/20/11 at 9:53pm
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