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Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post

There is almost always better than a Corsair for less Money.

What exactly is your budget, and what hardware will you be running?
The fact that you went from looking at a 650 to eyeing a 1000w makes me a little nervous to recommend a unit without specific hardware.
I was just trying to compare something to someone. I am getting a fx8350, asus M5A97 R2.0 Motherboard, and a 7870 HD. I was deciding if it was worth hitting the extra 20 for a 700 watt, because I am considering overclocking, so I wanted to know how much a really good one would cost as an estimation, and I thought they go to 1000 watts so I looked it up and stumbled on that.
post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by BearGravy View Post

I was just trying to compare something to someone. I am getting a fx8350, asus M5A97 R2.0 Motherboard, and a 7870 HD. I was deciding if it was worth hitting the extra 20 for a 700 watt, because I am considering overclocking, so I wanted to know how much a really good one would cost as an estimation, and I thought they go to 1000 watts so I looked it up and stumbled on that.
You could go with a good 450W and be absolutely fine, a good 600W if you wanted to add another 7870 in future.
Do you plan on adding anything in future?
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post #13 of 22
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

You could go with a good 450W and be absolutely fine, a good 600W if you wanted to add another 7870 in future.
Do you plan on adding anything in future?
I plan on just upgrading the graphics card and turn to water cooling. Simply that. I think I will stick with the 600W though if I simply need a 450W to go with.
Edited by BearGravy - 4/19/13 at 7:02pm
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post #15 of 22

Thats a very good unit.
If newegg is available you should check out their Capstone, Fortess and HIVE stuff too.
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post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by BearGravy View Post

http://www.amazon.com/Xion-Performance-Power-Supply-XON-1000P14F/dp/B005HNF1FO/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1366421243&sr=8-3&keywords=1000+watt
With the price that it has can this be better than a corsair 650? That is what I am planning on buying but then seeing this...I mean the reviews say that it is really silent and is really good can't be true right? With that price tag? What is the kicker with it?

NO!!!!

Always be suspicious when companies won't send out review samples. I bet it's not even a 500W PSU.

Take this for example: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=187

We had to buy that unit ourselves to get the review done because it seemed "too good to be true."

Use this reference site: http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page541.htm

He only logs proper PSU reviews (guys with load testers and not guys that throw the PSU in a PC and says "eww... pretty").
Edited by jonnyGURU - 4/20/13 at 7:09am
post #17 of 22
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Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post

NO!!!!

Always be suspicious when companies won't send out review samples. I bet it's not even a 500W PSU.

Take this for example: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=187

We had to buy that unit ourselves to get the review done because it seemed "too good to be true."

Pretty much every Diablotek PSU sucks so might not be the best showcase you picked

No name PSU = trash
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post #18 of 22
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Pretty much every Diablotek PSU sucks so might not be the best showcase you picked

No name PSU = trash

And Xion is more of a brand name than Diablotek?

Don't confuse the XON-1000P14F with the AXP-1000R14HE. By tacking "Lan Party Edition" on the end, they make you think it's a modular version of the same thing, but note how the "Lan Party Edition" is 80 Plus Bronze... even though it's modular.... and the AXP-1000R14F has no 80 Plus certification. It's not the same platform and the fact that they didn't send out review samples, but did send out review samples of the "Lan Party Edition" makes it suspect.
post #19 of 22
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Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post

And Xion is more of a brand name than Diablotek?

Don't confuse the XON-1000P14F with the AXP-1000R14HE. By tacking "Lan Party Edition" on the end, they make you think it's a modular version of the same thing, but note how the "Lan Party Edition" is 80 Plus Bronze... even though it's modular.... and the AXP-1000R14F has no 80 Plus certification. It's not the same platform and the fact that they didn't send out review samples, but did send out review samples of the "Lan Party Edition" makes it suspect.

Uhm... i said Diablotek sucked that was it other then i meant that no name PSU´s are often trash

I dont know anything about that Xion PSU cant find any info on it
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post #20 of 22
I think it's a little unfair to put Xion at the same level as Diablotek tongue.gif
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