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post #11 of 29
I'd say the Corsair HX1000W PSU. Don't let the 1000W fool you, it's basically a 1200W in disguise. This is what I have in my system and it's doing an awesome job.
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Originally Posted by Gamer_Josh View Post
I'd say the Corsair HX1000W PSU. Don't let the 1000W fool you, it's basically a 1200W in disguise. This is what I have in my system and it's doing an awesome job.
It is a beast. Where did you get yours?
post #13 of 29
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Originally Posted by Gamer_Josh View Post
Don't let the 1000W fool you, it's basically a 1200W in disguise.
I wouldn't say that. It provides 80A on the 12V rails and comparable 1200W psus have ~95A.
Edited by shinji2k - 5/12/08 at 10:52am
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post #14 of 29
I bought it at ZipZoomFly.com for $242 after looking for one for a couple of days. That is the only place that I could find it in stock at the time, I'm guessing because it had recently just released. I had a Corsair TX750W before that, but it wasn't enough for my video cards as I had artifacting in games. Now I have plenty of power.
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post #15 of 29
The corsair is good, but by no means a 1200W in disguise. Indeed, many good 1200W PSUs deliver over 90A (the Zeus, for example , pushes 95A).
    
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post #16 of 29
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wow

Thanks for all the replies guys. That gives me plenty of options to look at.

I'm leaning toward the Silverstone now
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post #17 of 29
In all honesty dude, with how expensive that rig is going to be, why don't you just hold off till the end of the year for the next-gen nehalems? Just one of those will be more powerful than an entire skulltrail system.

btw, do they sell all these parts in dubai? I'm gonna be moving out there soon and I'm gonna need a place to go to that I can get things like this from =)
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post #18 of 29
Hold off... hold off... Nehalem is gonna take a while... why deprive yourself of at least half a year of fun
    
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post #19 of 29
I'll put one last word in here. I would stay away from the FSP listed earlier. It's the same design as the OCZ GameXStreme 1010W which can't put out full load at reasonable operating temperatures and ripple is almost out of spec for most of the load range. I would also like to say that you could probably get away with 1000W but I would stick to something a little bigger. While 2 quads and 2 X2s at stock should pull about 750W at full load, overclocking could add a couple hundred watts. But then I can't think of any situation where 2 quads and 2 X2s would ever be a full load at the same time. Still, better to side with caution and go with a 1200W. Now for a couple more suggestions.

No one has mentioned a PC P&C 1200W (doubles as a leaf-blower.)
Also, Xigmatek is a new player in the PSU world, but this model is the same as the Toughpower (that is out of stock wherever I look) which are built from the same line as Corsair's beast.
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post #20 of 29
I gotta defend my 1200W toughpower too ....

It's one hell of a PSU and definitely more than I need and is made for a setup like taht, which is why I think I may sell it soon. (PM if interested, still has 4+ years of warranty).
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