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Originally Posted by Rhage View Post

Radeon R9 290x
I'm honestly not sure how much OCing I will do with the card, if any at all, due to the fact that I haven't been able to get any hands on with it to see what its capable of.

When the card is not even out yet and there is no real info on power draws i cant really recommend you a PSU before that info is out

Nor sould anyone else
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post #22 of 36
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The TDP for the 290x is going to be 300 watts, if I remember correctly meaning only 2 could be run at max. Even then, he won't be able to overclock, etc. I'd suggest a little bit bigger for future upgrades. Especially if he has the budget of 200 bucks. I'd suggest waiting until we know the exact tdp of the card to be positive, especially if you want to add another later.

As for your build, I have a few suggestions. Unless you just absolutely love that Dominator ram, the vengeance is more than capable, and a lot cheaper. The regular 840 series is kinda meh, I'd suggest spending the extra money on the EVO or Pro series.

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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

They say up that due to the 6 and 8 pin it CAN use 300 watts not that it WILL use 300 watts

Hmm, I feel like I already said that. tongue.gif
post #23 of 36
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817517011

If I were looking to buy a PSU right now I'd get get this. I doubt there is a better deal out there for a 1000W platinum rated unit. SHOULD(?) easily be enough to power up to 3 290X. Get it while promotion is still active -- ends in 4 days
post #24 of 36
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817517011

If I were looking to buy a PSU right now I'd get get this. I doubt there is a better deal out there for a 1000W platinum rated unit. SHOULD(?) easily be enough to power up to 3 290X. Get it while promotion is still active -- ends in 4 days

This is cheaper http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171078

And no before you say anything its a Platinum unit its just rated as Gold

But for $10 more you can get this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438013&Tpk=EVGA%20SuperNova%20P2

The P2 is better then both the Azza and the V and its cheaper then the Azza
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post #25 of 36
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

When the card is not even out yet and there is no real info on power draws i cant really recommend you a PSU before that info is out

Nor sould anyone else

Yeah, I may just grab a cheap one until the card comes out, upgrade afterward.
post #26 of 36
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

This is cheaper http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171078

And no before you say anything its a Platinum unit its just rated as Gold

But for $10 more you can get this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438013&Tpk=EVGA%20SuperNova%20P2

The P2 is better then both the Azza and the V and its cheaper then the Azza

How is the V1000 cheaper? The Azza has a 20% off promotion that runs until the 30th and comes with a $20 rebate. It's the better buy
post #27 of 36
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How is the V1000 cheaper? The Azza has a 20% off promotion that runs until the 30th and comes with a $20 rebate. It's the better buy

If we compare the 3 then the Azza comes in last

Sure its the cheapest but its also the least good of the 3

Just saying

And no when i say least good i dont mean its bad

But its not made by Azza if you did not know already
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post #28 of 36
Considering they are all excellent the SuperNova looks the best and its fully modular. I think that's the one I'd go for.thumb.gif
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post #29 of 36
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Considering they are all excellent the SuperNova looks the best and its fully modular. I think that's the one I'd go for.thumb.gif

Fully thing is the Azza is a Super Flower Golden King while the EVGA SuperNova P2 is a Super Flower Leadex

The Leadex is the follow on to the older Golden King

The Cooler Master V is a Seasonic KM3

The EVGA is by far the newest
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post #30 of 36
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If we compare the 3 then the Azza comes in last

Sure its the cheapest but its also the least good of the 3

Just saying

And no when i say least good i dont mean its bad

But its not made by Azza if you did not know already

Ya, it's a solid unit and considerably cheaper than the other two. Great buy in my opinion for ~$170

Here's a review on it:
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=331
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