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I'm using my old 600W ocz gamexstream right now but will like to get a new psu. I will be adding more components to my rig in the summer. two more 500GB hard drives, blu-ray dvd drive, card reader, upgrade to 98xx series card and maybe watercooling. I was told a single +12V rail will be better is this true, IMO it makes sense, and I read some review and posts about that. I will be ordering within a day or two. I need a psu that will last me a good two-three years.

My choices, after reading a bunch of reviews are:

Silverstone Decathlon DA750
Corsair CMPSU-620HX
Corsair TX750W
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad

What should I get, thanks in advance
    
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PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad, no questions asked. It's an awesome PSU with damn good reviews.
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Pcp&c
    
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I vote a silverstone, and with how much Video cards and such are sucking up more and more each generation I would go with a 1000W ($260) to last you a while, especially since you clearly plan on investing some money in your rig.
Yeah, I have heard that a lot of people prefer 1 rail but I haven't read anything saying if they are "better"... Anyone else?
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The PCP&C would be my first choice from all of those. I have the first Corsair HX you listed and it is made by a Seasonic. It is a better PSU than the TX versions which are made elsewhere. You want the HX version if you decide to go with a modular PSU.
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pc power and cooling for sure
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PC power cooling FTW. very solid PSU. right now mine is pushing 11 fans, 2 8800s, Xfi, 3 HDDs 2 12" neon lights, and a dvd burner.
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post #8 of 11
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad

I've been looking at this for a bit now. If my PSU went out tomorrow it would be a now brainer for me. According to Anandtech this PSU stood head and shoulders above the competition.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Oupavoc View Post
I was told a single +12V rail will be better is this true, IMO it makes sense, and I read some review and posts about that.
It is not true in 99.9% of the time. Multiple rail PSU are almost really just single rail PSUs with OCP.

Quote:
Originally Posted by losttsol View Post
It is a better PSU than the TX versions which are made elsewhere.
CWT.
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ok guys did some digging around and the hx series are made by seasonic like losttsol said and the tx series are made by Channel Well Technology also know as CWT. Both seasonic and CWT are good psu oem makers. I really like the pcp&c but they don't any psu with a 120mm fan. I only put that on the list because a friend referred it to be but theres one problem that this get loud under load. Thats why I need it to be at least 120mm fan and last a good couple of years. Even though they all have a 3+ years warranty. lol I have a CM690 case and that thing is pretty good in size so I haven't decided to go modular or not, I really don't care about it lol. Just need something good. Thanks
    
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|Logitech G19| |Corsair AX1200W| |Corsair Obsidian 800D| |Logitech G9| 
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