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post #11 of 16
i own the 600watt version of that and wow it is wonderful feeds my 8800 and my opternon and everything perfectly. Silent as can be, modular cabling is awsome
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post #12 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Yea....why?

750W is mroe than enough for ANY system thats is out or that will come out.

Honestly, wasting the extra money is not necessary.

Stick with the silverstone 750W
I considered this. I do want to future-proof though. It seemed that just yesterday 400watts was awesome.
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post #13 of 16
750W is futureproof.

Honestly, wattage is over rated. It's the amperage you need to worry about, and i don't think 60A will become stressed any time soon.
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post #14 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
750W is futureproof.

Honestly, wattage is over rated. It's the amperage you need to worry about, and i don't think 60A will become stressed any time soon.
lol. Good point, the 850 also has additional 8pins for pcie. I will probably not use crossfire or sli but how about vid cards in 2008? Will they require even more connections and juice???

EDIT: Ok, thinking how dumb what I just posted is. I guess I can just buy whatever modular wiring as I need it. Sigh...Now I'm back on the modular Silverstone 750. Sigh, I want to make a decision soon but my ocd is getting in the way. lol. Any other input, anyone?
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post #15 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by tr8rjohnk View Post
I considered this. I do want to future-proof though. It seemed that just yesterday 400watts was awesome.
Only the most high-end machine ever uses 500w from the plug... so that's without the actual usage (due to inefficiency)

It would've probably only have been using 420w for all the components inside... and that's with a overclocked (IIRC) QX6800, 2x8800 Ultras, 16 harddrives or something lol, and insane fans.
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post #16 of 16
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Ordered: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256017

With tax and shipping comes to a healthy $201, ugh my wife is not gonna like it, lol.
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