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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371048
I recommend that ^^.

I think he said he wanted 700W+ for future upgrades.
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post #22 of 40
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

Grab a Corsair TX750 very reliable manufacturer. One of the best, if not the best.
They have an amazing RMA process. I have heard of stories where they will ship you a new PSU and when you get it, you can return your old PSU. I have also heard stories of them replacing entire rigs (with better parts too) because the H-series coolers leaked and ruined components
If you want modular you can grab this one, it is also 10% off
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139030

First of all Corsair is not a manufacturer, secondly the 750W TXv2 or TXM are inferior to both the XFX XXX 750 and the Lepa G700.. also inferior to the XT 575 and Thunderbolt 650 listed above wink.gif
post #23 of 40
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A corsair PSU is a solid psu, but expensive. I can't get a modular 700w+ for less than 130$
I'm still deciding between the Lepa G700 and the XFX 750W XXX.. tough choice, they are both awesome
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The 6990 also runs at 105MHz faster core clock..

Anyways.. I think i'm going to go with the XFX PSU.. The LEPA G700 may have a 50$ rebate, but I will never trust them dang rebates.. If I got the rebate for everything I bought, I'd have over 100$ back.. Not a dime.
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Originally Posted by Lanathide View Post

The 6990 also runs at 105MHz faster core clock..
It doesn't matter, you can compare the power draw at stock or overclocked.. the result is still the same wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Lanathide View Post

Anyways.. I think i'm going to go with the XFX PSU.. The LEPA G700 may have a 50$ rebate, but I will never trust them dang rebates.. If I got the rebate for everything I bought, I'd have over 100$ back.. Not a dime.
Good choice.. since you can't go wrong with either smile.gif
post #26 of 40

Power draw stock clocks 5970 = 6990 doh.gif

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post #27 of 40
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They're close enough. What does it matter.. I hate starting forum wars smile.gif


2 more bonuses for the XFX I found..

1. The XFX is 750w, for cheaper, than the LEPA which is 700w.

2. The XFX got a Performance rating of 10 on JonnyGuru.
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post #28 of 40
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Wattage of the 5970 and 6990 are almost 100 Watts apart.


See here:
http://www.hwcompare.com/9544/radeon-hd-5970-vs-radeon-hd-6990/
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post #29 of 40
800 to be safe and if you wanted to add stuff later.
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Originally Posted by Lanathide View Post

Wattage of the 5970 and 6990 are almost 100 Watts apart.


 


 And you are correct on that thumb.gif

 

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