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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182084

Think this is a good deal on a PSU to use for SLI GTX 670's, with a corsair hydro h100i push/pull, and i7 3770 oc'd to 4.5 @1.3vcore. also case fans as well.

edit: Or would this be the better choice for a little bit more
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139011
Edited by vaze159 - 5/17/13 at 10:15pm
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Both are great power supplies, so it is really your choice. I would go with the rosewill. Little cheaper, but still a good solid power supply.
 
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Both are great power supplies, so it is really your choice. I would go with the rosewill. Little cheaper, but still a good solid power supply.

they both have such great deals im not sure which one i would want. that im thinking I will spend the little extra for the corsair one. it is 50% off which is a great deal.
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Which is modular?
 
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The Rosewill isn't modular according to the details on newegg. So I think the HX 850 is a better deal.
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Don't go for a "good deal" on a PSU...this is something you're going to have in your system for years and through many builds. Buy top quality and buy more watts than you think you need right now. You cannot go wrong with this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Seasonic-X-1250-1250W-80Plus-Gold-EPS12V-ATX12V-Power-Supply-/190745475930?pt=US_Power_Supplies&hash=item2c6950fb5a
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Don't go for a "good deal" on a PSU...this is something you're going to have in your system for years and through many builds. Buy top quality and buy more watts than you think you need right now. You cannot go wrong with this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Seasonic-X-1250-1250W-80Plus-Gold-EPS12V-ATX12V-Power-Supply-/190745475930?pt=US_Power_Supplies&hash=item2c6950fb5a

its super overkill and would cost more money to run compare to a smaller unit
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Don't go for a "good deal" on a PSU...this is something you're going to have in your system for years and through many builds. Buy top quality and buy more watts than you think you need right now. You cannot go wrong with this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Seasonic-X-1250-1250W-80Plus-Gold-EPS12V-ATX12V-Power-Supply-/190745475930?pt=US_Power_Supplies&hash=item2c6950fb5a

Unless you're running Tri-SLI Titans with a 3930K, I really doubt that such a PSU is necessary.

Paying for any excess capacity beyond 100w over your system's actual needs is just throwing money away.
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Don't go for a "good deal" on a PSU...this is something you're going to have in your system for years and through many builds. Buy top quality and buy more watts than you think you need right now. You cannot go wrong with this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Seasonic-X-1250-1250W-80Plus-Gold-EPS12V-ATX12V-Power-Supply-/190745475930?pt=US_Power_Supplies&hash=item2c6950fb5a

its super overkill and would cost more money to run compare to a smaller unit
I agree. Personally, only for the deal and the fact its modular, go for the HX850.
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Don't go for a "good deal" on a PSU...this is something you're going to have in your system for years and through many builds. Buy top quality and buy more watts than you think you need right now. You cannot go wrong with this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Seasonic-X-1250-1250W-80Plus-Gold-EPS12V-ATX12V-Power-Supply-/190745475930?pt=US_Power_Supplies&hash=item2c6950fb5a
Do you have any idea as to what power supplies he is even looking at? The Fortress 750 and the HX850 are some of the best PSUs around as far as price goes (bang for the buck and overall quality, but as good as top tier). These power supplies would rank on a Tier 2, which are very good power supplies. The one you listed is Tier 1.
 
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