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Ive heard a lot of bad things about hiper psu's, Ive actually only heard a good thing from 1 personm so im shying away from those, what about the GameXtreme 6000W?

what about this psu?
The Xclio that you chose is better than the Hiper PSU's. The Hiper's look better but the Xclio's perform better.

I'd suggest getting the Gigabyte P35-DS3R or the Abit IP35-E (heard good things about the Abit)

With that money saved, you can get a better heatsink to cool that Quad! The Tuniq Tower 120 is enough if you can't afford the TR 120 Extreme with a 120mm fan.

(btw: 2 builds going on at the same time? what is the meaning of this?)
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Well Im still deciding

OT: Whats with your 2 different GFX cards?
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Go for the Hiper, people on newegg writing the reviews are just 10 year olds buying siemprons because they have pr0n in the title. I have read some that complain about wires getting stuck in the fan, have tried this and cannot even get any wires into the fan, much less jam up and break the fan. in the PSU section we had a discussion about the Hiper type R, here is the discussion:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...0w-type-r.html

also there are a ton of reviews on it, all of them rate it as very good. Here are a few of them:
http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...eR_580W_1.html
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=257&num=1
http://reviews.pimprig.com/power_sup...us_version.php
http://hardwarelogic.com/news/137/AR...007-04-30.html

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Well Im still deciding

OT: Whats with your 2 different GFX cards?
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Go for the Hiper, people on newegg writing the reviews are just 10 year olds buying siemprons because they have pr0n in the title. I have read some that complain about wires getting stuck in the fan, have tried this and cannot even get any wires into the fan, much less jam up and break the fan. in the PSU section we had a discussion about the Hiper type R, here is the discussion:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...0w-type-r.html

also there are a ton of reviews on it, all of them rate it as very good. Here are a few of them:
http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/r...eR_580W_1.html
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=257&num=1
http://reviews.pimprig.com/power_sup...us_version.php
http://hardwarelogic.com/news/137/AR...007-04-30.html

have a nice read!
Jonny rates it as an ok PSU. There are better options out there.

On second thought, get this Corsair PSU. It is rated very highly and costs ~$110.
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What about PC P&C Silencer 610 and ASUS P5N-E?? that would put me a little bit over $1k but it would only be about $50 over with shipping
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