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Thanks for the replies! Looking at the suggested items now, will probably go with the Samsung 21.6", 640mb 8800gts, ballistix, and ds3r. I'm suprised at just how far prices have fallen. When I built my sig, my 2x512mb TCCD was $200~ on a good day. PCP&P is nice, but a bit expensive... any cheaper suggestions? What kind of ratings should I be looking for? Around 600 watts, 25 amps on 12v rail(s)?
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post #12 of 22
The Corsair 620HX. I've heard way too much good stuff about it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139002
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Anyone know anything about this? It seems to be getting lots of good reviews.
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http://www.hothardware.com/articles/...0W_PSU/?page=3

Intel Pentium 4 560 3.6GHz running at 4GHz
Intel D975X Reference Motherboard Intel 975 chipset
ASUS Radeon X1900XTX 512MB
2048MB Corsair XMS2 6400 DDR2 RAMCAS 4
Creative Labs X-Fi XtremeMusic
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Western Digital WD5000KS 500GB - 7,200RPM - SATA 3Gb/s

And it didn't even break a sweat...

OOPS. This is for the 620HX.
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I would end up with the PCP&P before that, probably. Thanks for the suggestion, though, I will keep it in mind.
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post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by humvee View Post
Anyone know anything about this? It seems to be getting lots of good reviews.
JohnnyGURU said that PSU has ripples in its current.

The best ones he rated are:

PCP&C
Corsair (Very stable)
Silverstone (Very stable)
Seasonic (Very stable)
Thermaltake

And keep in mind that the OCZs are re-branded Fortorn Sources (i think that's the name)
post #17 of 22
and whats wrong with that? FSP makes some of the best PSU's out there. (stability and quality wise)
    
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post #18 of 22
Yea, FSP makes great PSUs too the OCZ GameXStream is a good PSU, but I liked the Corsair one due to its stability and it's modular
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post #19 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
JohnnyGURU said that PSU has ripples in its current.

The best ones he rated are:

PCP&C
Corsair (Very stable)
Silverstone (Very stable)
Seasonic (Very stable)
Thermaltake

And keep in mind that the OCZs are re-branded Fortorn Sources (i think that's the name)
The OCZ's have a ripple when on high load.. Then again if you buy it to not run at 650W.. >_>
Get a smaller price.. Eh
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post #20 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by eternaldj View Post
...but I liked the Corsair one due to its stability and it's modular
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Originally Posted by Legit Reviews
At this point, I had some serious doubt that this was going to work. After digging through all of my cables I found a pair of molex to PCI-E cables and set out to get it all hooked up. After crossing my fingers and saying a little prayer, I pressed the power button and the system booted right up with no drama at all! After enabling SLI and rebooting I fired up 3DMark06 expecting to have a crash soon after. Surprisingly, I am still waiting for that crash now and it’s been nearly 2 weeks. I've spent a fair bit of that time gaming in Battlefield 2, Counter Strike: Source, Half-Life 2: Episode 1, Rainbow Six: Vegas, and Supreme Commander all at 2560x1600 resolution. Not once have I had a single problem with my setup (other than NVIDIA control panel driver bugs).
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/462/1/

Apparently it handles SLI 8800GTX, Q6700 OC, a Raptor HD, and multiple 12cm fans.
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