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ok, im upgrading soon to a q6600 and a 8800gts 640mb. i would like to know of a psu for around ~$100 that will run the sig rig. (note i will be overclocking)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...stealthxstream
same specs as the 600w Gamexstream but without the leds and a quieter fan
    
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I'd say at least 700-750Watt, Quad rails. I suggest, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703008
    
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Originally Posted by gr1mo View Post
I'd say at least 700-750Watt, Quad rails. I suggest, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703008
you know that has a single rails, quad rail/dual rail 6 rails, w/e doesn't mean anything

taken from PCP themselves

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8. ARE MULTIPLE 12-VOLT RAILS BETTER THAN A SINGLE 12-VOLT RAIL?
With all the hype about multiple 12-volt rails (ads claim that two rails is better than one, five is better than four, etc.), you’d think it was a better design. Unfortunately, it’s not!

Here are the facts: A large, single 12-volt rail (without a 240VA limit) can transfer 100% of the 12-volt output from the PSU to the computer, while a multi-rail 12-volt design has distribution losses of up to 30% of the power supply’s rating. Those losses occur because power literally gets “trapped†on under-utilized rails. For example, if the 12-volt rail that powers the CPU is rated for 17 amps and the CPU only uses 7A, the remaining 10A is unusable, since it is isolated from the rest of the system.

Since the maximum current from any one 12-volt rail of a multiple-rail PSU is limited to 20 amps (240VA / 12 volts = 20 amps), PCs with high-performance components that draw over 20 amps from the same rail are subject to over-current shutdowns. With power requirements for multiple processors and graphics cards continuing to grow, the multiple-rail design, with its 240VA limit per rail, is basically obsolete.

PC Power and Cooling is once again leading the industry. All of our power supplies now feature a large, single 12-volt rail. The design is favored by major processor and graphics companies, complies with EPS12V specs (the 240VA limit is not a requirement) and is approved by all major safety agencies such as UL and TUV.
That PSU makes a TON of nosie. Look up anandtech's recent review, it's super noisy, known for being one of the loudest. If you don't care about noise, get it, if not settle for something a lot quieter that also suits your neads like the corsair 620hx
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