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Haha, I love you Shilka. I was only tugging on your leg. Full modular is not a requirement, from the way you stated those last to questions I will assume that there are options that are outside of fully modular that would be more beneficial to this build. Enlighten me. To be honest, NZXT lost me as a customer when they decided to make their 200mm fan not actually 200mm. However, the Hale is talked a lot about as a decent option for PSU. I am curious what you will suggest.

Well if you want cheap good and fully modular and wattage enough for two video cards

That leaves you only with the brand new Seasonic M12 II Bronze Evo Edition

its not sold yet but Seasonic has said a month maybe two max

A step up from there is the Seasonic G series which is the second best unit in that price range

Cooler Master VS series is better but its not sold in the US yet

And no before anyone says anything i have not said Seasonic because of they are Seasonic branded

Has said those two due to a mix of low ripple good voltage regulation and not overpriced

The OCZ ZT series is also a god cheap fully modular series but the 750 watts has some strange things going on with it

So i wont recommend the OCZ ZT 750 watts despite i really that series

If you want to go high end grab a Cooler Master V700/V850 or wait for the new EVGA SuperNova G2 850 watts

Cooler Master V is based on the Seasonic KM3 platform

EVGA SuperNova G2 850 watts is based on the Super Flower Leadex gold series
Edited by shilka - 11/13/13 at 2:29pm
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post #12 of 19
Thread Starter 
GPU: MSI Twin Frozr 7950
CPU: Intel core i5 2500k
Mobo: MSI GD65-Z77A
RAM: Corsair Vengence 8GB (4GB x 2) 1600MHZ
Heatsink: Corsair Hydro H90
Case: Corsair Obsidian 650D
PSU: Not a clue.
HDD: WD 7200RPM 500GB
post #13 of 19
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Alright, fully forget price. Best bang for your buck PSU, go!
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See my last post updated it
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Dont get the V2 its a turd wrapped in tinfoil
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Oh yeah? Well what do you know? You are a noob wink.gif haha, what would you suggest? The client will be upgrading his system eventually to water cooling and the whole lot. I am interested in seasonic, can you tell me more about one that can support crossfire?

I agree I tell people don't lsn to this guy he don't know anything,
when they ask me for PSU advice for some reason I go to his guide hmmm... weird !

Enough with the jokes

here is my suggestion
598$

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/21Uy6
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/21Uy6/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/21Uy6/benchmarks/


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU Cooler: Be Quiet DARK ROCK 2 57.9 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: A-Data XPG V2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.94 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($55.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $598.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-13 17:52 EST-0500)
Edited by fido - 11/13/13 at 2:53pm
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post #16 of 19
Best bang for buck that you can buy in the US is the Seasonic G and/or ther Rosewill Capstone

The G is a little bit better but if the Capstone is more then 15-20$ cheaper then that is better value
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post #17 of 19
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I agree I tell people don't lsn to this guy he don't know anything,
when they ask me for PSU advice for some reason I go to his guide hmmm... weird !

Enough with the jokes

here is my suggestion
598$

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/21Uy6
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/21Uy6/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/21Uy6/benchmarks/


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU Cooler: Be Quiet DARK ROCK 2 57.9 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: A-Data XPG V2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.94 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($55.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $598.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-13 17:52 EST-0500)

Some of these things I have not even heard of! Where the heck did A-Data come from?
post #18 of 19
A-Data has been around for a while now. They have been playing in various PC part spaces since around 2001 or so.

I've used their memory and their SSDs without issue. They aren't my first choice, but if you can find their brand very competitively priced, then (and especially if a particular part is getting good feedback from the masses) I wouldn't hesitate to choose something with their name on it.
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A data it is there not most famous but people know it, you can check on youtube and search , you will find good reviews on it
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