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I've been looking at this guy right here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Power%20Supplies-_-Corsair-_-17139028&AID=10446076&PID=3793426&SID=skim1307X517919X7f3a6415868e6dc978bdfb771bbd940d
(by the way, if someone could show me how to hide the url with text, since i only know how do it with html, that would be great thumb.gif )

I'm more than certain this would be enough for, my rig right now, plus a GPU upgrade in the future. The reviews seem positive (for the most part), but I don't know anyone who personally used this, so what do you guys think?
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post #2 of 10
That PSU looks decent from its detailed specifications. Since it's from Corsair...you're likely to have good luck from a well known brand. Just don't expect to power any high-end GPU setup in SLI/Crossfire since 750w is the recommended territory. As for the 'text links'...

All you need to do is highlight the text that you want to create a URL out of and click the button shown below that's by your text reply box. It should ask you for the main URL. You should be good to go once you input it and click OK. Afterwards you can do it manually by knowing how to setup the HTML coding...otherwise just continue using the button with your reply.

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Yea, its fine.
    
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post #4 of 10
I'm not so excited about a Corsair CX V2 for $70, even if it's the 600W version (by the way, with like an HD 7950 or so and everything overclocked, you wouldn't need more than a good 400W unit or so, less in the future probably if you also upgrade the CPU). CX V2 are solid enough budget units, nothing more.

The Antec Earthwatts Green 430D is $40 shipped. While it has slightly worse performance, it's built a little better.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371034

OCZ ZS 550W is pretty good, has two PCIe power plugs, and is only $60 shipped before $25 rebate:
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=62391&promoid=1315

Rosewill Capstone 550W is great, quiet, 80 plus gold, has two PCIe power plugs, and is $80 shipped:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182068
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Originally Posted by pvp309rcp View Post

That PSU looks decent from its detailed specifications. Since it's from Corsair...you're likely to have good luck from a well known brand. Just don't expect to power any high-end GPU setup in SLI/Crossfire since 750w is the recommended territory.

Thanks a lot, I don't plan to do anything crazy with this anyway, might pick it up tomorrow thumb.gif
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As for the 'text links'...
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Originally Posted by mikeaj View Post

I'm not so excited about a Corsair CX V2 for $70, even if it's the 600W version (by the way, with like an HD 7950 or so and everything overclocked, you wouldn't need more than a good 400W unit or so, less in the future probably if you also upgrade the CPU). CX V2 are solid enough budget units, nothing more.
The Antec Earthwatts Green 430D is $40 shipped. While it has slightly worse performance, it's built a little better.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371034
OCZ ZS 550W is pretty good, has two PCIe power plugs, and is only $60 shipped before $25 rebate:
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=62391&promoid=1315
Rosewill Capstone 550W is great, quiet, 80 plus gold, has two PCIe power plugs, and is $80 shipped:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182068

Hhhhhmmm, the rosewill looks like a good choice as well.... thinking.gif
Thanks for the suggestions thumb.gif
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post #6 of 10
capstones are fantastic, only problem is they arent modular. if its not an issue, id grab it tongue.gif
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capstones are fantastic, only problem is they arent modular. if its not an issue, id grab it tongue.gif

yep thats the only thing with the rosewill capstone series that they are not modular, aswome PSUs tho plus i would look at a 750 W if you want to get into xfire/sli.. a good Rosewill that is modular is the HIVE series 750Watter
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182133
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post #8 of 10
Grab a rosewill 530 green series for around 50 dollars. It'll run any single GPU on the market. On top of that computers parts becoming a lot more efficient.
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post #9 of 10
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One last thing, before I pull the trigger, what about this guy?
Seems like a good unit, but I'd rather have more power as opposed to the green series for the future, let me know what you think.
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post #10 of 10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182200 is a better buy. Will run any single gpu system and handle any cpu.
Edited by Quesoblanco - 2/19/12 at 10:46pm
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