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Well, whats done is done, and I have no room to complain since everything is in working order. biggrin.gif

 

A part of that is because you're not overclocking. It's not that you would run out of power, but you would see why it's important to get a good quality-made PSU. ;)

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Thanks for the input guys, definitely go with the 'modextreme' instead of core, one more question, this is a Christmas present, should I hold out until December? Think anything new like kaveri will be around then even at least driving down the prices of the parts I'm looking at now?
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Thanks for the input guys, definitely go with the 'modextreme' instead of core, one more question, this is a Christmas present, should I hold out until December? Think anything new like kaveri will be around then even at least driving down the prices of the parts I'm looking at now?

 

I don't know. I am just here to ask a question: which ModXStream PSU are you looking at and how much will it cost?

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post #24 of 26
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I don't know. I am just here to ask a question: which ModXStream PSU are you looking at and how much will it cost?

I linked one earlier in the thread that got a decent review. So I assumed that was the one that he was looking at.
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This XFX 450W Pro series is better than that one or this OCZ ModXStream 500W would work if 450 is a bit too low.

Review for the XFX Pro 450W.
Review for the ModXStream 500W
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post #25 of 26
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I linked one earlier in the thread that got a decent review. So I assumed that was the one that he was looking at.

 

I wanted to assume that, but it wasn't the only one mentioned in this thread.

 

Besides, the 500W ModXStream's +12V capacity is only 432W which is no better than a good quality-made 450W PSU like the SeaSonic G Series or Rosewill Capstone, both of which have a +12V capacity of 444W.


Edited by TwoCables - 10/6/13 at 8:22am
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post #26 of 26
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I wanted to assume that, but it wasn't the only one mentioned in this thread.

Besides, the 500W ModXStream's +12V capacity is only 432W which is no better than a good quality-made 450W PSU like the SeaSonic G Series or Rosewill Capstone, both of which have a +12V capacity of 444W.

The one I posted was from the website he was requesting. I agree that it's not better than any other quality PSU, just that it was a cheaper price with decent capabilities available from the website he wanted. thumb.gif Trust me, I'm not going to argue the value of high quality PSUs over low-quality units, as that is something I truly understand. I was just trying to give the OP a decent, affordable choice over the definitely low quality PSU he posted originally.

I would agree that both the G-series or the Capstone would be better choices, but they also generally will cost more. biggrin.gif
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