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Id go for the corsair personally. as a matter of fact im getting an AX860i very soon for chrsitmas biggrin.gif
i would spend the extra few monies on the 860i if i were you, seeing as its 80 plus platinum rated tongue.gif


Well alot of people seem to be having problem with the I version. Especially with the loud fan noise at start up

http://www.overclock.net/t/1323913/cl-corsair-launches-the-ax860i-ax760i-ax860-ax760-80-plus-platinum-psus/130#post_18797062
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post #12 of 19
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Site I'm buying from:
http://www.alternate.be/html/highlights/page.html?hgid=839&tgid=1200&tk=7&lk=4655
I see, Alternate is always a good choice.... my suggestion would be a BeQuiet! P10, either the 850W version (if you're stuck on that output value for some reason) or the 750W version which I suspect it'd be more than plenty for two high end cards of the following generation.
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Sadly that that PSU isn't an option since they don't sell it tongue.gif
When I was watching vids about the Seasonic PSU I noticed that the cabling was very poor compared to the corsair one.
Thanks for saying that the Seasonic PSU is bigger then the corsair one otherwise I wouldn't have noticed. tongue.gif
And now that I look at the PSU that is in my case at the moment I see there isn't alot of room left between it and the mobo so a big PSU wouldn't be smart.
umm... no. seasonic does not do anything poor. if you meant the color coded wires, it's pretty much standard in most psu because they are easier to manufacture. the corsair ax series is basically the same, but instead of using color coded wires, its all black. the seasonic platinum 760w and 660w have shorter length with black cabling. but their not individually sleeved if that's what you are wondering as well. corsair does sell individually sleeved cables, but you have to purchase them separately. though, as of right now, there are non for the platinum series units, besides the 1200i i believe.
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I see, Alternate is always a good choice.... my suggestion would be a BeQuiet! P10, either the 850W version (if you're stuck on that output value for some reason) or the 750W version which I suspect it'd be more than plenty for two high end cards of the following generation.
word. ive heard nothing but great things about bequiet! and silverpower psu's. hell, id easily get a silverpower over seasonic or corsair if they sold it here in the u.s.
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post #15 of 19
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I see, Alternate is always a good choice.... my suggestion would be a BeQuiet! P10, either the 850W version (if you're stuck on that output value for some reason) or the 750W version which I suspect it'd be more than plenty for two high end cards of the following generation.


I was thinking of buying a 750W PSU first but for the price difference I might aswell buy an 850.
Also they don't sell BeQuit P10 PSUs only P8 sadsmiley.gif
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umm... no. seasonic does not do anything poor. if you meant the color coded wires, it's pretty much standard in most psu because they are easier to manufacture. the corsair ax series is basically the same, but instead of using color coded wires, its all black. the seasonic platinum 760w and 660w have shorter length with black cabling. but their not individually sleeved if that's what you are wondering as well. corsair does sell individually sleeved cables, but you have to purchase them separately. though, as of right now, there are non for the platinum series units, besides the 1200i i believe.

Its just that I'd rather have fully black cables and since I'm not planning on doing custom cabling I am in no need of color coded wires.
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post #17 of 19
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I was thinking of buying a 750W PSU first but for the price difference I might aswell buy an 850.
Also they don't sell BeQuit P10 PSUs only P8 sadsmiley.gif
They do sell them, look again.wink.gif.. but you know you can shop around, even though Alternate has a nice selection and impeccable service, you have many other excellent options to chose from... pretty much all major German, Austrian and Dutch shops deliver to Belgium, and the price differences are major.... a P10 850 can be had for ~180 euros in Germany, an AX 860 can be had for ~170 euros, and I could go on... use this to locate the best offers.
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They do sell them, look again.wink.gif.. but you know you can shop around, even though Alternate has a nice selection and impeccable service, you have many other excellent options to chose from... pretty much all major German, Austrian and Dutch shops deliver to Belgium, and the price differences are major.... a P10 850 can be had for ~180 euros in Germany, an AX 860 can be had for ~170 euros, and I could go on... use this to locate the best offers.


Thanks for the site! Bookmarked for sure biggrin.gif

I'll have a look around but it will probaly be the AX860 tongue.gif
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