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Good choice . You could get the tx650 and save a few bucks and have plenty of power too if you wanted to save a few bucks.
Lol, I should proofread a little better. Nothing like repeating yourself in the same sentence.
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like a lot of people said your original choice on the 1k psu's is totally overkill. you can run dual gts's with a corsair 600 series psu just as a reference.
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Go for the PCP....lol
    
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Haha.. that is funny to me. OCZ recently bought PC Power & Cooling.

The better power supply is the PC Power, but for the price difference, I would have to go with the OCZ.
Other way around I think. A PC Power and Cooling 610w is more than enough to run two 9600GTs in SLI.
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like a lot of people said your original choice on the 1k psu's is totally overkill. you can run dual gts's with a corsair 600 series psu just as a reference.
Yes it would, at stock speeds it would it make a nice couple. If you go ocing everything to max like you should be doing , an oced quad and oced gts sli will be pretty close to maxing that psu out. It would run it just fine but it is a little higher then I would recommend for long term use.
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post #26 of 30
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my local computer supplier, have 2 PSU i'm interested in getting...

OCZ GameXStream 1010W and PC Power 1000W. i'm not sure which is better...

the only main different i know is the price.

OCZ is $285.88 and the PC Power is $468.88 =S
The GameXStream at that level is just plain MEH. The PC Power is awesome, but loud.

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the store does sell a ProXStreams 1000W too. $308.88

i plan to have 2x9600GT. Q6600, and 4gig of ram. =o

if that helps. ^^
That's a better unit and worth the extra $$ over the GameXstream, still a little loud, not as loud as the PC Power, but all of these are overkill for two 9600GT's. You could use a good 550W or virtually any 600W+ for that build.

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Other way around I think. A PC Power and Cooling 610w is more than enough to run two 9600GTs in SLI.
No.. He was right. OCZ DID buy PC Power. Check out their website. It's all over it.
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Since you are here, a lot of people have been speculating that since the buy-out PC P&C have helped OCZ design the EliteXStream (and some people say they are making the Elites for OCZ, which is silly). Anyway, do you have any inside info on whether PC P&C lent some engineers to OCZ for some input on the new stuff?

(Sorry for the off-topic)
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post #28 of 30
The business model is very cut and dry. OCZ works on the "low end" (although none of their product is really "low end") and PC Power works on the high end.

Did PC Power have input on the EliteXstream? Well.. I don't see enough difference between it and any other Impervio/IS Quasar build (like SilverStone Olympia/Decathlon) to make that assessment. But I can say it is a nice unit.
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Thanks, that's what I figured.
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post #30 of 30
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Originally Posted by criminal View Post
Haha.. that is funny to me. OCZ recently bought PC Power & Cooling.

The better power supply is the PC Power, but for the price difference, I would have to go with the OCZ.
i heard PC p&c is pretty quiet...

its like ford buying ferrari...
just cuz they have more money....

heres the same one i have but is Red.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341011
Edited by Coolwaters - 5/17/08 at 7:21am
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