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I'm thinking of getting a Corsair AX750 PSU for $124.49 from Newegg after coupon and rebate. I'm just wondering if this is a good deal and if there are any other power supplies I should consider? My current PSU is working fine but I have been wanting to upgrade to a higher quality unit for awhile. I'd appreciate any input you guys could provide.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 1/8/12 at 7:05pm
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I could not find a better deal (even on eBay). I have a AX850 and love it. The AX series are really good. I personally would get it. Then sell your old one on eBay. thumb.gif
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Wow what a deal... I love mine it's been great. I sold my sig rig, but I will be getting an AX850 or better for sure.
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Thank you both for your input. Anything else anybody wants to add because if not I'm going to buy it very soon (the coupon expires today).
Edited by Ben the OCer - 1/8/12 at 7:47pm
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i dont see a reason to upgrade but if you are bent on the idea it seems like an ok idea to me.
    
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i dont see a reason to upgrade but if you are bent on the idea it seems like an ok idea to me.
That's a fair point and I would agree with you. The thing is my SSD recently died and my power supply may or may not have had something to do with it. I think the modular SATA power cable malfunctioned as it no longer will power any hard drives, and the PSU came with a spare that I replaced it with that is now working fine. I sleeved the PSU also and it was my first sleeving job so I'm always paranoid that I did something wrong. Since I was thinking of upgrading sometime to a higher quality PSU I thought this seemed like a good deal and time to do so.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 1/8/12 at 8:03pm
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Corsair AX series are very good, they use Seasonic components, which is one of the best (or better rated) PSU companies.

Its efficiency is also great. Maybe you can add another 6850 and overclock them to really give that PSU a reason to live tongue.gif
     
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Thank you all for your help. It has been purchased.
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