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Hey guys,

Need a PSU recommendation for what I'm planning to test regularly, needs to be obviously at least 1350W or more, and have at least 8x 8-pin (6+2 pin) plugs for PCI-Express for the 4 graphics cards I'll be running.

Basically it's for a QuadFire setup of R9 290Xs. I don't plan to OC them much, if at all. Specs for the rest of it will be the rig in the signature... my current PSU can "Handle" QuadFire well enough because of it's quality, BUT it doesn't have the 8 plugs so I have to run 2 of the 6 pins I need via 2 4-pin-to-single-6-pin adapters, and I know that's not "safe" for prolonged/regular use.

Suggestions? Here's the search of what I came up with:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007657%20600479300&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&Order=PRICED&PageSize=20 (hopefully that link works)

Basically, I'd prefer a 1500W unit, with at least 8 if not more than 8 total PCI-E plugs. One that has decent cord length on the CPU 8-pins would be nice too, as my current PSU I can't mount on the bottom of my case because the 8-pin & 4+4 Pin plugs for the CPU power aren't long enough to run bottom to top of my motherboard X_X

Edit: might as well post a picture so you know the distance I'm talkin' about right?





The setup will most likely (almost definitely) be 4 Reference Cards when I'm done with it... hence all the airflow.

Also the other reason I want a PSU I can mount on bottom (obviously) is so I can mount that H110 properly on the top of the case instead of having it "thrown in there" like it is now. And yes I know my cord arrangement & side fans need cleaning... soon :-P lol
     
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post #2 of 72

I'd wait a bit longer until the EVGA SuperNOVA 1600W units are released.

 

If you can't wait then the Lepa G 1600W would be your best value option.

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post #3 of 72
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Originally Posted by twerk View Post

I'd wait a bit longer until the EVGA SuperNOVA 1600W units are released.

If you can't wait then the Lepa G 1600W would be your best value option.

I saw some stuff on the eVGA 1600W, does it still use a standard 115V plug or is it rockin' that - | plug? Cuz I don't have one of those available...
     
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Antec HCP-1300 Platinum or LEPA G smile.gif
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Antec HCP-1300 Platinum or LEPA G smile.gif

Antec HCP-1300 Platinum are anything but cheap but the build quality on the other hand is pretty much the best there is out there.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1483789/1200-1350-watts-comparison-thread-fully-modular#post_22141960
http://www.overclock.net/t/1492076/1375-1700-watts-comparison-thread#post_22324235
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post #6 of 72
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Definitely not going to be concerned with budget when this PSU is going to be tasked with powering (what would be new) about $2000+ worth of Graphics Cards. lol
     
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post #7 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by HoneyBadger84 View Post

Definitely not going to be concerned with budget when this PSU is going to be tasked with powering (what would be new) about $2000+ worth of Graphics Cards. lol

If you genuinely don't mind spending a lot then the Corsair AX1500i is always an option, or again, wait until the EVGA SuperNOVA T2 1600W is released.

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If you genuinely don't mind spending a lot then the Corsair AX1500i is always an option, or again, wait until the EVGA SuperNOVA T2 1600W is released.

So the Antec, eVGA & Corsair, out of the three, it seems like the Antec is of good value albeit the lightest on wattage, whereas the Corsair is the most expensive, but also a behemoth in terms of it's power & the like...

I'll look forward to specs/stats on the Supernova 1600W, hopefully it won't be too expensive & I can just go that route. I just want 8 PCI-E plugs natively supported and secondarily a decent length on the CPU 4+4 & 8-pin cables...

Side question, anyone know from where I could buy decently priced extensions for those cords (CPU 8-Pin & CPU 4+4 Pin)? Just in case whatever new PSU I end up getting has the same cord length issue as the current one that prevents me from mounting the PSU on the bottom?
     
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post #10 of 72
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sory never mind

I had a readthrough on your stuff about the quality etc of the PSUs we're discussing in those posts you linked to earlier, really informative stuff, thanks for that ^_^
     
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