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The OCZ PSUs are pretty good but most of the Game and StealthXstreams have problems when you try to pull their rated maximum power. They are based on the FSP Epsilon and it has ripple problems at high loads, so you should avoid them if you plan on really stressing the PSU. They are good to go if you keep them below ~85% load which you would with that 600W.
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The OCZ PSUs are pretty good but most of the Game and StealthXstreams have problems when you try to pull their rated maximum power. They are based on the FSP Epsilon and it has ripple problems at high loads, so you should avoid them if you plan on really stressing the PSU. They are good to go if you keep them below ~85% load which you would with that 600W.
Alright, thanks to all! +1
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Totally beast PSU:
100 after MIR. Free shipping too!
90 if you use Google Checkout
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-tx-7...206178325.html
I'd recommend this over any of those other PSUs.

BTW, I don't like OCZ PSUs. Like shinji2k said, they become unstable and have greater ripples when you start to approach their max output.
    
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Originally Posted by xHassassin View Post
Totally beast PSU:
100 after MIR. Free shipping too!
90 if you use Google Checkout
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-tx-7...206178325.html
I'd recommend this over any of those other PSUs.

BTW, I don't like OCZ PSUs. Like shinji2k said, they become unstable and have greater ripples when you start to approach their max output.
It is one of the best deals in that range, but it is overkill for a couple 9600gts. It's not like you should avoid the FSP made OCZs. They aren't what I recommend because if I pay a decent price for something I would like for it to perform as it says on the label. But like I said earlier, most people don't stress their PSUs anywhere near the max (which is good, easier on the PSU and better efficiency and less heat). But for the most part the OCZs are a good buy if you keep it's flaws in mind when you estimate your power needs.
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It is one of the best deals in that range, but it is overkill for a couple 9600gts. It's not like you should avoid the FSP made OCZs. They aren't what I recommend because if I pay a decent price for something I would like for it to perform as it says on the label. But like I said earlier, most people don't stress their PSUs anywhere near the max (which is good, easier on the PSU and better efficiency and less heat). But for the most part the OCZs are a good buy if you keep it's flaws in mind when you estimate your power needs.

Yeah, i'm thinking i'll get the one you posted, since it seems to be enough.

I'll still be looking around though, i have till mid july to decide.
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