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I don't know what to do... Should I go with another XFX, but the 850W or get something bigger like the Kingwin Mach 1 since it seems to be pretty cheap ($139.99) and a good performer. The fact that the PC shuts down under high stress should tell me enough that it's right there knocking on the limit of the PSU.

And will the 850 actually be enough?
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Originally Posted by AdvanSuper View Post
I don't know what to do... Should I go with another XFX, but the 850W or get something bigger like the Kingwin Mach 1 since it seems to be pretty cheap ($139.99) and a good performer. The fact that the PC shuts down under high stress should tell me enough that it's right there knocking on the limit of the PSU.

And will the 850 actually be enough?
If you are going to get a bigger PSU; and going for 1kw the best price right now is the Sparkle Gold Class 1000w

Honestly, it seems XFX wants you to RMA the unit. I would do that first; and then once you get it back you can either sell it or switch back to it.
Either way; I think the unit is at fault and not your rig drawing to much power from it.
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I think I'll order the sparkle while the xfx is sent out and I can sell either or when it gets back. If it turns out I am pulling too much power I rather take this opportunity to get a 1kw for a good price.
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I think I'll order the sparkle while the xfx is sent out and I can sell either or when it gets back. If it turns out I am pulling too much power I rather take this opportunity to get a 1kw for a good price.
Right now, it is definitely an amazing deal.

Which reminds me; I need to get around to updating the OP. So much work and so little time >.>;;
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Yup and ordered... If I run into more problems I'm selling everything .
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Yup and ordered... If I run into more problems I'm selling everything .
You could just destroy it all... and by destroy I mean send me the SSD, Mobo, CPU, & RAM.
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Sent to Tator Tot @ 1337 Power Supply Road Ellisville, MO. I don't have a tracking number so sit by the door and wait .
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Sent to Tator Tot @ 1337 Power Supply Road Ellisville, MO. I don't have a tracking number so sit by the door and wait .
I actually just moved. RECALL THE ORDER! RECALL!
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I actually just moved. RECALL THE ORDER! RECALL!
his new address is at Blacksburg, VA 24060

AdvanSniper: So I just looked at your build and your loop is set up just about exactly the same as mine except my radiator is flipped the other way. Very well done.
Edited by VW_TDI_02 - 1/20/11 at 7:10am
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Thank you sir. I was thinking about having it on the other end but the tubing would cut right across the cards and mobo. I don't like the fact that I have a cluster of tubes in one area but that's what happens with a bay res I guess.
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