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What is the difference between ATX12v 2.2 and 2.3?

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I'm planning on replacing my 800 w atx12v 2.2 power supply. Would I be able to get a 2.3 or do I have to get 2.2?
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I'm planning on replacing my 800 w atx12v 2.2 power supply. Would I be able to get a 2.3 or do I have to get 2.2?

What PSU do you have you did not say
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Xtreme gear 800w. I have tried looking up information but there is none.
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Xtreme gear 800w. I have tried looking up information but there is none.

And thats a very very bad sign

And it sounds like no name trash i would not keep it

Could kill your entire system
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Way way overkill you dont need that much power unless you plan on having 3 video cards crazy overclocks and water cooling
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I'm planning on replacing my 800 w atx12v 2.2 power supply. Would I be able to get a 2.3 or do I have to get 2.2?

You can get a 2.3 without any problems.
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I plan on buying a OCZ 1000w power supply.

No need for 1000w if you're only rocking a FX-8350 and dual Radeon 7850s. I'd recommend this instead:

Rosewill CAPSTONE 750w $73 after $15 MIR w/ promo code EMCXRWX43 (ends Thursday)
Edited by svenge - 5/14/13 at 6:18am
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I was planning on getting it for my current system and future builds. So would this power supply work with my system?
Edited by TheGuardians94 - 5/14/13 at 6:17am
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I was planning on getting it for my current system and future builds. So would this power supply work with my system?

Newer hardware use less and less power not more

If you plan on getting two high end video cards 750 watts would still be more then enough

550 watts would be more then enough for what you have now
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