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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Its not worth buying Corsair and its not worth buying the AX860i

The AX860i is a pure ripoff and the control software you pay money for is broken so you are paying for a half broken PSU

But hey if you want to waste a ton of money for no good reason thats your choice

I'm at a lost not sure what was the point you were trying to make can you be more specific? Also I'v had Corsair PSUs before and was quite happy with them plus they have good reviews.
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post #12 of 17
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I'm at a lost not sure what was the point you were trying to make can you be more specific? Also I'v had Corsair PSUs before and was quite happy with them plus they have good reviews.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1415349/need-to-replace-psu-what-kind-of-psu-do-i-need/10#post_20535684
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post #13 of 17
So I made my point in that thread, anyway my advice to the OP stays, Going for 800+ PSU is kinda pointless, you are better off with a good 650-700w LINK
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post #14 of 17
The Rosewill Capstone is better bang for buck

But its only sold in the US
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post #15 of 17
The problem with Corsair's PSUs is simple: they are overpriced. You can usually get a better PSU for about the same price, or an equal one with a different brand name on it for less.

So, don't feed the beast. It's already too fat.

To be very honest, I wish I could say the same thing about SeaSonic, but their prices can be much more reasonable.

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Originally Posted by M1n4C View Post

Nvidia is suggesting a 600W for the 770
Can you give me some examples for aircooling ?

I know, but they are talking about peak-rated PSUs. To give you an idea, a 600W peak-rated PSU can have a +12V capacity of about 32A (384W), and this is the +12V capacity of a fairly good 400W PSU.

Here's proof of the power consumption:

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_770_sli_review,4.html

With two GTX 770s in SLI under full load in their system, their PSU pulled 505W from the wall outlet. Their CPU was idling, so I have to add about 150W just in case you overclock the 3570K to 5 GHz. So with the 3570K under full load 5 GHz and the GTX 770s under full load as well, the PSU would then be pulling 655W. This means that if the PSU is 90% efficient while pulling 655W from the wall outlet, then the computer is pulling 589W from the PSU. However, your gaming power draw will be lower and it will top out at maybe 575W for some games, but definitely about 550W or less for most games.
Edited by TwoCables - 8/3/13 at 1:13pm
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Guys you turned the post into PSU wars biggrin.gif but i thank you all for everything smile.gif
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Guys you turned the post into PSU wars biggrin.gif but i thank you all for everything smile.gif

You're welcome! This is/was (and still is) for your benefit.
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