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That's a lot of muscle! Who needs that much?!
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I am not overally impressed with the amps on the +12v rail. May just be me...
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Originally Posted by Essy View Post
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That's a lot of muscle! Who needs that much?!
People with 4x4 and SLi 8800's
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What I find amazing is the price. If that article is correct, that 1,100 watt psu with 72a on the 12v rail retails for less then pc power and coolings 1000 watt psu with 72a on the 12v rail... and not by just a little, by over $150 dollars. Comparable for the most part other then the fact that the pc has a single 12v rail. Either way, for $150 less I think I would go through the trouble of meticulously hooking up my pc and making sure that the rails are spread out amongst my hardware...
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Read the comments... quite funny about the 1500 watt max for a standard breaker (was he correct?)

I can see it now: Plugging up your new 2KW PSU to power your main rig, and the lights suddenly go off and you realize the breaker popped off.

"MOMMM!"
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Quote:
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That's a lot of muscle! Who needs that much?!
Me.
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I am not overally impressed with the amps on the +12v rail. May just be me...
That's for the 900 watter. Why they put the specs for the 900W in the article for the 1100w, I don't know.
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lol, quad SLi? with four actual cards? 8 pci-e connectors? you'll need more than 1.1kw. well, you won't but still. that's a lot.
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Wow $400 for a 1100 W isn't bad, but it's way to much unless your like running (2) 8800 GTX, 6 Sata, 4 Opticals, 20,000 cathode fans, and a toaster oven from your computer
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