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post #1611 of 6729
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Originally Posted by sijoune View Post
I didn't mean it like that . My bad. Of course you all know better than me.
It's just that i have been struggling to decide for a week and i wanted to doublecheck it.
Anyway, thank you for you help.
Don't worry about it.
The Aurum 700w / Aurum CM 750w are both solid units. On the other hand, they're not worth the price considering their build quality & performance.

The Thermaltake offerings are just much better in certain regards.
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post #1612 of 6729
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Originally Posted by sijoune View Post
I didn't mean it like that . My bad. Of course you all know better than me.
It's just that i have been struggling to decide for a week and i wanted to doublecheck it.
Anyway, thank you for you help.
sorry if you felt I was calling you out, I was just bustin your chops a bit, I kinda figured you didn't mean it like that Trust me, I wish I had asked people and double-checked my build BEFORE i bought stuff instead of after, enjoy your purchase!
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post #1613 of 6729
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
As he said, your unit is perfect for the job.

In fact, if you got a HX450 it could do the job as well (while still being a Corsair, and modular, and a little bit more efficient.)

There's no real point to change your unit unless you want something quieter.
Cool. What about if I decided to crossfire the 6870? Would the 520 still cut the cake?

Thanks for the input
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Cool. What about if I decided to crossfire the 6870? Would the 520 still cut the cake?

Thanks for the input
Yep, though it doesn't have the needed amount of PCIe connectors, so you would need to use Adapters.

Though, I'd suggest at that time upgrading your PSU as the adapters are not exactly "reliable" in my book. And they look ugly.
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post #1615 of 6729
Are there any other PSU with similar performance and dimensions to the Nexus NX-6000? Currently considering it for an HTPC build
post #1616 of 6729
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Originally Posted by yashau View Post

Are there any other PSU with similar performance and dimensions to the Nexus NX-6000? Currently considering it for an HTPC build

Rosewill Green Series is quieter and based on the same platform. Performs the same.
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post #1617 of 6729
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post

Rosewill Green Series is quieter and based on the same platform. Performs the same.

Quieter? Seriously? SPCR rates the NX-5000 as one of the quietest PSUs they've ever tested. If the Rosewill is even quieter well that's great! The Rosewill 630W seems to be 5.51" (140mm). The NX-6000 is 125mm in depth though. I wonder if that difference would matter in the GD06 since 140mm is the max it can accommodate already. Thanks for the info though appreciate it.
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Wow the Raidmax 1000w made the list.. The only review I've read to this point on that PSU involved the smell of melting components. LOL.
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Are the Bequiet Straight Power E9's still on the Aurum platform?
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post #1620 of 6729
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Originally Posted by GameBoy View Post

Are the Bequiet Straight Power E9's still on the Aurum platform?

Yes, full Jap caps and better fan/fan controller/profile;).. and better connectors too.
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