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post #11 of 25
That particular corsair is overpriced and you really should get some smaller gold unit at the same price if available. Besides, you have plenty headroom with a good quality 500W unit. Don't cheap out on your PSU, you might regret it later.

If anything, the Pro4 has worse power delivery than extreme4, and pro3 had awful vdroop which i assume applies to pro4 as well, since they share the same VRM's.
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That particular corsair is overpriced and you really should get some smaller gold unit at the same price if available. Besides, you have plenty headroom with a good quality 500W unit. Don't cheap out on your PSU, you might regret it later.

If anything, the Pro4 has worse power delivery than extreme4, and pro3 had awful vdroop which i assume applies to pro4 as well, since they share the same VRM's.
Well as i said,he's afraid of going anything over 4.00Ghz.I talked with him and he finally agreed for 4.2Ghz.He was thinking of stock forever... biggrin.gif This corsair is really cheap in bulgaria,it's cheaper than the G-550 which isn't available.I,at first,was going to go with the G-550.And i don't think 522W on the 12V rail is really cheaping out on the PSU,since i'm getting it on a really good deal.
If you want,i'll link you to the site from which i'm mainly going to order so that you could see all my options.
Click We're getting the CX600 for 70$,the price of the CX430.
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That particular corsair is overpriced and you really should get some smaller gold unit at the same price if available.

@TinTheDragon: Is the Pro4 with the same bad mosfets as the Extreme4 i'm owning right now? It's 4+2,but are they good? Is it overall better than extreme4?Dumb question,wanted to ask it though..

It's not better than the Extreme4 in terms of power/features, but it's good for the money

My i5 has been at 4.3Ghz folding stable for ~4-5 months now. No issue.
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Well as i said,he's afraid of going anything over 4.00Ghz.I talked with him and he finally agreed for 4.2Ghz.He was thinking of stock forever... biggrin.gif This corsair is really cheap in bulgaria,it's cheaper than the G-550 which isn't available.I,at first,was going to go with the G-550.And i don't think 522W on the 12V rail is really cheaping out on the PSU,since i'm getting it on a really good deal.
If you want,i'll link you to the site from which i'm mainly going to order so that you could see all my options.
Click We're getting the CX600 for 70$,the price of the CX430.

Yeah, just keep it easy on volts on those boards and they'll do fine. The rest is looking good to me.
Edited by Fulvin - 1/22/13 at 11:48am
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It's not better than the Extreme4 in terms of power/features, but it's good for the money

My i5 has been at 4.3Ghz folding stable for ~4-5 months now. No issue.
We're getting it for 40$ less than the Extreme4,pretty sweet deal i think.What is your opinion on the CX600?
P.S. How many volts do you need /run for 4.3ghz,thx!
P.S.2. Is the Pro4 shorten like the Extreme4? Or it's normal ATX size?
P.S.3. Can you take a photo of your system so i can see how the Pro4 blends in.I like the looks of my extreme4 and i think they're simular but still... biggrin.gif
Edited by hotwheels1997 - 1/22/13 at 11:57am
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hyper 212 evo
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hyper 212 evo
Ok,i'll get the EVO instead! Thx for the feedback!
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Squeeze an SSD in somehow. You won't regret it.
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Squeeze an SSD in somehow. You won't regret it.
I'll try to confince him but i really doubt he'll be able to stretch budget even more.At first,the max was 1750 bulgarian currency,he's at 1850 right now.
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post #20 of 25
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We're getting it for 40$ less than the Extreme4,pretty sweet deal i think.What is your opinion on the CX600?
P.S. How many volts do you need /run for 4.3ghz,thx!
P.S.2. Is the Pro4 shorten like the Extreme4? Or it's normal ATX size?
P.S.3. Can you take a photo of your system so i can see how the Pro4 blends in.I like the looks of my extreme4 and i think they're simular but still... biggrin.gif

Yup, the Pro4 has always been cheaper than the Extreme4

I'm running 1.2V for 4.3Ghz. Depends on the chip really

It is shortened like the Extreme4. Check out my unboxing on youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLCQwpAfubE
As of now, I can't find the USB cable for my camera. Sorry
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