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post #1 of 9
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I have the following PSU brands to choose from 650-750W+ up to $200+ price range:

- Corsair Brands:
  • AX760 / AX1200 / VVS350 / 860(i) / CX500 / CX500M / CX600M
  • CX750M / CX600M / CX600 V3 80+ Bronze
  • CX 500M / GS-800 / CX750V3 / TX-650

- Thermal take
  • Litepower 600w / 700w
  • Smart Power 550w / 650w / 750w
  • Toughpower 750w / 1350w

- Cooler master
  • Thunder 600W
  • GX 750
  • Silent Pro Gold M1000 1000W

- Antec
  • High Current Gamer 520w / 750w / 900w
  • High Current Pro 850w

- XFX
  • 1050W Black Edition Full-Modular 80+ Gold

- Enermax
  • Naxn 82+ 750W
  • Naxn 82+ 850W

- Aerocool

  • 500SG 500w / Strike X 1100, 800, 600, Army
  • Strike-X 1100, 500 or 500W non-army
  • VP-Series 450, 550, 650, 750

Which one would be good in overclocking with 1 graphics card and my rig in my sig for example, I may build computers for others for a computer shop, I'm probably asking for too much watts. I might do SLI for some other computers as well.
Edited by benjamen50 - 10/9/13 at 3:41am
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post #2 of 9
The Cooler master depending on which one it is or the Antec if it is a high current model
post #3 of 9
None of those brands make their own units so you cant base your buy on the brand

XFX units are either Seasonic S12II or Seasonic KM2/KM3

Would be more helpfull to list all the models then the brand names
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post #4 of 9
yeah youre asking for too much wattage... you would be more than fine with 500w and could easily sli two 650ti's at 650watts

i'd go with corsair or antec (because new zealand has barely anything i dont have much experience outside of those, why no love for silverstone and seasonic? biggrin.gif )
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post #5 of 9
Thread Starter 
Updated the first post with PSU models from each of the following brands available. Feel free to suggest me on which model I should get.

Oh, and one question, How does one earn flames on the forums?
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by benjamen50 View Post

Updated the first post with PSU models from each of the following brands available. Feel free to suggest me on which model I should get.

Oh, and one question, How does one earn flames on the forums?

Thats your rep to get to 5 flames you need to get 750 points

4 flames was 500 the rest i cant recall

And wow thats just a piss poor selection

Is that the only shop you can buy from?

Why not mwave.com.au they have far more you can pick from

Edit: think the High Current Gamer 520 watts is what you are looking for
Edited by shilka - 10/9/13 at 4:19am
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Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
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Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
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post #7 of 9
Seasonic (or a brand built by them) gets my vote.

Overclocking CPU and GPU? I wouldn't go under 750w.
post #8 of 9
I'm probably going to get thrashed by others for saying this, but I'd recommend a Rosewill CAPSTONE 750 or 750M. Their guts are made by Super Flower and earned an excellent rating on JohnnyGuru's tear down and test. I've had mine installed in an OC'd rig (Q8400@3.6Ghz) for almost a year and it is working flawlessly. Best part is it's only around $125USD from Newegg. Got mine on sale for 99. Best C-Note I ever spent. Good luck on your hunt.
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Originally Posted by RandUm View Post

I'm probably going to get thrashed by others for saying this, but I'd recommend a Rosewill CAPSTONE 750 or 750M. Their guts are made by Super Flower and earned an excellent rating on JohnnyGuru's tear down and test. I've had mine installed in an OC'd rig (Q8400@3.6Ghz) for almost a year and it is working flawlessly. Best part is it's only around $125USD from Newegg. Got mine on sale for 99. Best C-Note I ever spent. Good luck on your hunt.

Nothing wrong with the Capstone its just has lose voltage regulation

Really the Capstone is not the best version of the Golden Green

The PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 750 watts and the NZXT HALE 90 V1 would have to be the best versions
Edited by shilka - 10/17/13 at 10:00am
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Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
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Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
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Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
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