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Nobody asked... are you going to be overclocking? Upgrading in the future, like a year from now? Why buy just good enough when a year down the road you decide to get into high end graphics for gaming or multi gpu setups? Then you have to buy another PSU to replace a perfectly good one you bought already. Just food for thought.
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post #22 of 53
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Well i'll probably overclock in the future but not in the extremes. Maybe around to 4.3 max smile.gif

I do think 650w is enough as i'll never SLI.
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Originally Posted by Kitarist View Post

Anyone owns the Corsair HX650? smile.gif

I dont own the HX 650, but i DO own the HX1050, the HX series in general are their "Professional" line of PSU's backed by an AMAZING and Legendary Corsair 7 year warrenty. Remember, this is Corsair, They will even replace your system if one of their products kill your system. They are great units. I think the HX1050 is OEM by CWT, it may say 80+ silver, but look at some charts it looks more like some 80+ Gold units to me. Your i5 wont pull much power at all, and neither will that 670 despite the beast performance. your fine on a 500W unit but an HX650 would be great for you, since you are pretty much worry free of PSU issues. you can upgrade to a second 670 if you wanted to as well.

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Well i'll probably overclock in the future but not in the extremes. Maybe around to 4.3 max smile.gif
I do think 650w is enough as i'll never SLI.

I said the same thing until I picked up a 5970, then Im like.... "I will never do single GPU again!" tongue.gif
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So i'm safe with the corsair PSU?

Kinda between BeQuiet E9 580w and Corsair HX650 smile.gif Could i get anything else for that kind of money? around 90 100 eu?
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So i'm safe with the corsair PSU?
Kinda between BeQuiet E9 580w and Corsair HX650 smile.gif Could i get anything else for that kind of money? around 90 100 eu?

Unless you're sure you'll do an upgrade in the near future, there's no point spending that much on a PSU for the spec you posted.
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Well what do you recommened then biggrin.gif
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Well what do you recommened then biggrin.gif

As I said previously, the Bequiet E9 450W is fine.
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post #28 of 53
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Darn why is it so hard to choose lol biggrin.gif

Well both Corsair and Bequiet are nice but the Bequiet is kinda newer design :|
post #29 of 53
And Be Quiet are more or less silent , I have the p8 1000w and never hear it.
If you want silence go for the be quiet.
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post #30 of 53
I have just ordered a Corsair AX650 as a replacement for my over 5 year old HX520. It has been rock solid for that time although it's now out of warranty and ticks slightly after a cold boot for a min or so.

Happy to get a new 7 year warranty with the AX650.
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