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Well my Hiper Type-R has just blown up so im in need of a new PSU. It needs to be powerful enough for a future conroe setup with a single 8800gtx or r600 series. Needs to be stable and very little chance of blowing up.

Not as important but I would like it to be modular and look nice.
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post #2 of 8
Well for higher output psu's your not going to find a modular one. I recomend the Pc Power & Cooling Silencer 750. For the money you really cant get any better.
    
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post #3 of 8
Whats your budget?, It's going to be a nice PSU to handle the 8800 or r600. May want to check into either of these if its within your budget:

610w PCP&C
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005

750w PCP&C
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703006

Theres not many modular PSU's out that are as good as these, you could allways resort to using zipties.

Edit, Seems burnstudios beat me to recommending the 750w, but either are nice PSU's.
post #4 of 8
Go for one of these three:

1. OCZ GameXStream 700 Watt
2. FSP Group FX700-GLN
3. PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Watt (more expensive but best of all three)

All of those are powerful and stable (although neither are modular, sorry). I haven't been quite up-to-date with the G80/R600 power requirements, but I believe that any of those should be able to power a single card of either brand.
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post #5 of 8
The 750W one are SLi-Certified for SLi'ing G80's.
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Originally Posted by gonX View Post
The 750W one are SLi-Certified for SLi'ing G80's.
Im using one with an agp card and motherboard?
    
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Originally Posted by burnstudios View Post
Well for higher output psu's your not going to find a modular one. I recomend the Pc Power & Cooling Silencer 750. For the money you really cant get any better.


Getting that one next week in anticipation of a WC system and a 8800GTX
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I think i'll be going for the PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 but where can I get it in UK? I've googled it but no luck. How much are they in UK? Thanks
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