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ok guys. i need a PSU with atleast 1000 watts for overclocking and gaming. the setup is not built yet but is in my sig.

i am eventually getting 2 HDD's, 2 or 3 GFX cards, 4 sticks of 2gb RAM. any help is appreciated.

i was looking at this one though. the only thing is no modular cable support
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post #2 of 35
I highly recommend the power supply you supplied a link to. I used to have a Hiper 580 watt and thought it was awesome, but this power supply is AMAZING! Totally silent, doesn't get hot, looks cool and it the most stable power supply I've ever seen! You'll definitely be all set with this beast!
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is there any probs with bulkiness or too many wires?
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post #4 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by weezymagic View Post
is there any probs with bulkiness or too many wires?

THere are indeed a ton of cables, and they are quite long. To be honest though, with some minor cable management, they won't be an issue. I was always worried about that, and that's why I bought my modular Hiper power supply..but I love the OCZ power supply so much more, and running this machine you are planning, you'll need all the cables you can get.
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post #5 of 35
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it says it supports SLI, will it support everything i have...including CrossFire x2 and maybe x3 or x4
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post #6 of 35
This is a beast, in more than one aspect:
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-hx10...207510101.html

But you have to realize: with a rig you plan, which cables do you actually end up not using In other words, modularity doesn't have much advantage in your case, since you'll likely plug all cables in anyways.
    
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post #7 of 35
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true, which is why i needed these comments. ive been looking around for about a month on the perfect rig for me and i think ive found it.

but will my current psu pick (ocz) support upto 4 gfx cards?
how many can it support (wire wise)?
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post #8 of 35
The Corsair unit is better....
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post #9 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by weezymagic View Post
it says it supports SLI, will it support everything i have...including CrossFire x2 and maybe x3 or x4

Well, I'm sure 1000 watts will support most anything you could possibly FIT into your case, and more. I'm on a 700 watt PS, running my QX9650 at 4 GHZ, ..and, well, everything else in my sig, probably not very close to it's max. I'm sure you'll need a couple extra cables even, but you'll find a use for most everything this power supply has.
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post #10 of 35
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i was talking wires. does it have enough wires to support multiple gfx cards?

now seeing corsair...im back on the fence...
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