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like the title says. the decathlon or the zeus? 750-850W psu. not sure which yet as you can tell.
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It's about the same quality. The Decathlon of course has the advantage of being modular.

I'd get the Decathlon, since it's newer tech.
    
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building a new rig around the psu??? whats going into the rig? i assume its not for the sig rig. DA750 FTW if you ask me
    
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haha.. yea... def not the sig rig. umm.... 8800gt, current memory, a dfi dk p35-t2rs, q6700, 2 pumps, seagate 500gb sata, barracuda ac-1 soundcard.

edit: hmm.. i didn't knw the decathlon was newer tech. interesting!
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Another vote to DA750.
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still is overkill for that rig i would grab a DA650 and save some money
    
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post #7 of 16
I agree with the Decathlon. Once you go modular it's hard to go back. I love my DA650 I'm probably going to stick with the Decathlons for a while. I can't hear the thing at all and I haven't even had a hiccup in performance with it.
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well i do want to future proof it for nehalem too....
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can you use your current psu? and just buy a new one when you need it?
    
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post #10 of 16
Well he's already got a nice 650W PSU so recommending him the DA650 is a bit silly. If you are wanting to go for a higher watt modular, the DA750 and 850 are good choices if not a bit expensive. The DA 750 is about $200 shipped and the 850 is about $250 shipped. Some other options would be the Zalman 850 which is also modular and a good PSU and the Antec TPQ-850.

edit: A couple non-modular alternatives to the DA would be the CM RPP 850, the BFG ES-800 and the OCZ EXS 800.
Edited by shinji2k - 6/8/08 at 6:33pm
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