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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341044

$89.99 After mail in rebate.

I am getting ready to build, and saw this on sale. 850W Modular and gold certified makes this sound like a steal! I don't really need that many whats or modular necessarily, but for that price its a lot cheaper than the corsairs I was looking at. What do you guys think?

In my new rig, I was thinking of running a new ivy bridge i5, AMD 7870, Corsair H60, along with the other basics.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341044
$89.99 After mail in rebate.
I am getting ready to build, and saw this on sale. 850W Modular and gold certified makes this sound like a steal! I don't really need that many whats or modular necessarily, but for that price its a lot cheaper than the corsairs I was looking at. What do you guys think?
In my new rig, I was thinking of running a new ivy bridge i5, AMD 7870, Corsair H60, along with the other basics.

I have a 750 watt OCZ and I love it. I actually just ordered that same one!
 
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its a great powersupply I've got the 1250w version and love it
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its a great powersupply I've got the 1250w version and love it

How much did that cost you?
 
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I have the OCZ 850w GameXstream 80plus certified (I think Bronze). It received bad reviews but mine has been running fine now for 4 years. I've heard nothing but good things from their ZX series.
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its a great powersupply I've got the 1250w version and love it

How much did that cost you?

picked it up at tigerdirect for $175 great price. for what you get
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picked it up at tigerdirect for $175 great price. for what you get

Wow. I've been looking at getting a larger PSU for OCing, can I just run my 750 on my card and then 850 on the rest of the rig?
 
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Wow. I've been looking at getting a larger PSU for OCing, can I just run my 750 on my card and then 850 on the rest of the rig?

ya you could do that if you wiring the 750 properly however either of those should be able to run the system in your sig overclocked with out an issue now obviously the ocz 850w 80+ gold power supply is much better unit but either one should work
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ya you could do that if you wiring the 750 properly however either of those should be able to run the system in your sig overclocked with out an issue now obviously the ocz 850w 80+ gold power supply is much better unit but either one should work

I find my GPU likes to fail because my PSU cant handle the drain while playing a game. So I've never tried OCIng my CPU for that reason.
 
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post #10 of 13
ah well you should be fine just running the ocz 850w for your entire system you could probablly even add another 560 and be just fine with 850w
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