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Should I get the PC Power and Cooling 750w for $220 or an OCZ 700w for $110? What makes the 750 so great apart from the single rail? Is it worth teh extra $100
    
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post #2 of 14
maybe because PCP&C is the greatest PSU company in the world? and what rig are you looking at getting?
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c2d 6600, 8800 GTS, 150Gb raptor, watercooling, p5b mobo, DDR2 1000 memory, Bluegears b inspirer, couple more hdds
    
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post #4 of 14
That thing is the PCP & C has all its amps on 1 rail while the OCZ I think spreads it out over 4 rails. I think with 1 rail you get better stability.
    
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post #5 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by stormlobster View Post
c2d 6600, 8800 GTS, 150Gb raptor, watercooling, p5b mobo, DDR2 1000 memory, Bluegears b inspirer, couple more hdds
Yea it's worth it.
    
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post #6 of 14
are you ok with spending the extra $100? if so, then go ahead. OCZ makes some good PSUs too, though.
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by stormlobster View Post
c2d 6600, 8800 GTS, 150Gb raptor, watercooling, p5b mobo, DDR2 1000 memory, Bluegears b inspirer, couple more hdds

Im gonna be running almost that same rig with my current PSU, except im gonna be getting a GTX instead of a GTS.
    
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post #8 of 14
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i can spend the $100 but i really want to put it towards a 8800gts
    
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post #9 of 14
I feel at peace.

750W and 60A
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post #10 of 14
go ahead and post your whole system you are getting and we may be able to shave a few dollars off
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