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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121090

and

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121068

what psu should i get. i dont have a lot of money so i cant get corsair or seasonic or anything. i just need to power my system, as of right now i cant run my 2 5970's
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I guess that lazer LZ ..price point of around $120 ..hmmm

Yeah..that'd be the one I'd get @ that price point. thumb.gif
Edited by Schmuckley - 4/23/12 at 5:56pm
 
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121090
and
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121068
what psu should i get. i dont have a lot of money so i cant get corsair or seasonic or anything. i just need to power my system, as of right now i cant run my 2 5970's

The Lazer is better, not great though... however you don't need 1KW, that being said you should buy this, its below 150$ shipped after promo code, it a very good Enhance unit(same as the Silverstone Strider Gold 1000) and too good of a deal to pass.
post #4 of 11
you can get a corsair ax750 for 130$. its gold standard, and its corsair. hell, even the bronze corsairs are better than most other silver brands

EDIT: my bad i misread that you can't get corsair. just fyi, its the best brand out there for PSU's, and I don't think you need more than HX850 for the 2x5970's do you? But if you must stay away from Corsair then I suppose an Antec can do
Edited by chcolatesnw - 4/23/12 at 6:05pm
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This is probably the most accurate calc out there. HERE
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by chcolatesnw View Post

you can get a corsair ax750 for 130$. its gold standard, and its corsair. hell, even the bronze corsairs are better than most other silver brands

Not really wink.gif
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Not really wink.gif

hmm they've gone up since last month then, when i got my HX750 it was for 105$, and AX was 25$ more, but now its 154$

http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=33_443&item_id=031934
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by chcolatesnw View Post

hmm they've gone up since last month then, when i got my HX750 it was for 105$, and AX was 25$ more, but now its 154$
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=33_443&item_id=031934

Actually the X750 can be had for 120$ at newegg right now(excellent deal), but it would be a push for two 5970s even if he wasn't running BitcoinMiner(which he most likely does, otherwise that setup is senseless).

I was referring to something else though, Corsair units are just as good as most other units from various other manufacturers populating the same market segment... they're just marketed as being better, the best, w/e..
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Originally Posted by Unoriginal Sin View Post

Actually the X750 can be had for 120$ at newegg right now(excellent deal), but it would be a push for two 5970s even if he wasn't running BitcoinMiner(which he most likely does, otherwise that setup is senseless).
I was referring to something else though, Corsair units are just as good as most other units from various other manufacturers populating the same market segment... they're just marketed as being better, the best, w/e..

This, and the fact that being rated for 80+ Gold, Silver or Bronze doesn't make a power supply better than another. There are other factors to consider such as build quality, which components are used, and electrical performance such as ripple suppression and voltage regulation. Those factors can make an 80+ Bronze PSU superior to an 80+ gold unit.

tldr; Efficiency isn't everything
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Originally Posted by Unoriginal Sin View Post

The Lazer is better, not great though... however you don't need 1KW, that being said you should buy this, its below 150$ shipped after promo code, it a very good Enhance unit(same as the Silverstone Strider Gold 1000) and too good of a deal to pass.

but really how is that psu, i cant seem to find any reviews on it. an i need some extra power for more hdd an fans an things like that
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

I guess that lazer LZ ..price point of around $120 ..hmmm
Yeah..that'd be the one I'd get @ that price point. thumb.gif

what 1 are you meaning you would get?
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23" acer G235H logitech g110 KingWin lazer 1000 watt psu Cooler master storm sniper 
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logitech x518 razer 
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western digital 320 gb lite on coolermaster hyper 212+ windows 7 ultimate 64-bit 
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23" acer G235H logitech g110 KingWin lazer 1000 watt psu Cooler master storm sniper 
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