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post #771 of 6741
I've had a Rosewill Green for awhile now and have been especially pleased with it. Still quiet.

What I mean by "still quiet" is no complaint about noise from the wife yet.
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I've had a Rosewill Green for awhile now and have been especially pleased with it. Still quiet.

What I mean by "still quiet" is no complaint about noise from the wife yet.
The Golf Fans inside the Green Series units are incredibly quiet. Very nice little guys
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hey guys, i apologise for not searching but whenever i try to search overclock.net, i get hit with a white page and a 'maintenance' text :C

anyways, i have a question regarding the silverstone strider (850watts) PSU. is there any reason why this one is so cheap? its $175 in australia, $3 less than the corsair tx850 and has the added boons of being modular and silver plus rated. anything i need to watch out for? i know it's recommended in this thread, but i just wanted to check haha
post #774 of 6741
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hey guys, i apologise for not searching but whenever i try to search overclock.net, i get hit with a white page and a 'maintenance' text :C

anyways, i have a question regarding the silverstone strider (850watts) PSU. is there any reason why this one is so cheap? its $175 in australia, $3 less than the corsair tx850 and has the added boons of being modular and silver plus rated. anything i need to watch out for? i know it's recommended in this thread, but i just wanted to check haha
It's a great unit, if you check the first post you can see this review linked.
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All of the Corsair links are broken. Well I'm not sure if all of them are but most don't work.
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i am about to buy a new 850W PSU, first i thought about the Corsair AX-850 but then i saw the silverstone strider beeing reviewed pretty good to and its 40 euro less then the AX-850.

Is there any reason i should pick the AX-850 above the strider plus 850 ?

The PSU will come in sig below only with 1 extra 5870 matrix or 2 6950's
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All of the Corsair links are broken. Well I'm not sure if all of them are but most don't work.
They just did a website overhaul so it crashed all the links unfortunately; in my next update I'll get them all back up. I need to add website links for some of the other units as well.

I'll probably get around to that tomorrow.
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i am about to buy a new 850W PSU, first i thought about the Corsair AX-850 but then i saw the silverstone strider beeing reviewed pretty good to and its 40 euro less then the AX-850.

Is there any reason i should pick the AX-850 above the strider plus 850 ?

The PSU will come in sig below only with 1 extra 5870 matrix or 2 6950's
If you're not stuck on fully modular units; HX750 & XFX Black Edition 750w are both cheaper than the AX750
The Strider Plus 750w is fully modular and cheaper as well.

Between a Strider Plus 850 & AX-850 there's not a whole lot of difference. AX-850 has lower ripple (but it's marginal at best) and slightly better voltage regulation on the 12v rail.

I would probably just go for the AX-850 if you have the money; but if you need to save your pennies and don't really care about the looks of the wires then the Strider Plus 850w is an excellent unit

Though like I said before, you don't need that much power; downgrade to a 750w and you'll be more than fine.
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I think the corsair HX series and TX series should still be in the listing even if there is a newer AX model. It doesnt mean that it is better in all areas
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I think the corsair HX series and TX series should still be in the listing even if there is a newer AX model. It doesnt mean that it is better in all areas
No, in fact that HX750 & HX850 are BETTER units than the AX 750 & AX 850.
The difference is; HX 750 & HX850 are no longer produced.

TX Series units are no longer in the listing because they are old and dated for the times.
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They just did a website overhaul so it crashed all the links unfortunately; in my next update I'll get them all back up. I need to add website links for some of the other units as well.

I'll probably get around to that tomorrow.


If you're not stuck on fully modular units; HX750 & XFX Black Edition 750w are both cheaper than the AX750
The Strider Plus 750w is fully modular and cheaper as well.

Between a Strider Plus 850 & AX-850 there's not a whole lot of difference. AX-850 has lower ripple (but it's marginal at best) and slightly better voltage regulation on the 12v rail.

I would probably just go for the AX-850 if you have the money; but if you need to save your pennies and don't really care about the looks of the wires then the Strider Plus 850w is an excellent unit

Though like I said before, you don't need that much power; downgrade to a 750w and you'll be more than fine.
Thx for detailed awnser.

Are you very sure a quality 750W unit will be enough ? i do like to push my overclocks very far.
And i go from 1 5870 to 2x 5870 or 2 6950's

when i i use PSU calculator lite is says my system will use 675W [including CPU O.C] i thought a 750W will be pushing it then.
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