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post #1 of 17
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Hi guys,

I'm going to upgrade my PC soon. I'm gonna add to my rig (see signature) the following components:
- XFX 8800GT for SLi running at 700/1750/975
- 2 GB Kingston ram
- WD Caviar 500GB for RAID0
- New mobo.. the XFX MB-N780-ISH9

I also will overclock my CPU to 3,6GHz at least ^^

And because I have an 400W powersupply I want to upgrade a more powerful one. I was thinking of the OCZ GameXStream 700W, but I'm not sure if this is enough.

Will that be enough?
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post #2 of 17
The Corsair HX-620 will love this system and power it quite easily - my system takes up more power than yours [quad and 2 HD3870's] and the PSU takes it without a sweat.
It is pretty good one th performance vs price point also
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post #3 of 17
Yes, that's a great PSU indeed (the Corsair that is). If you don't desire modular, the Corsair TX650 or the Corsair TX750 are great PSUs at an excellent price.

Either of the Corsairs is a lot better than the GameXStream
    
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post #4 of 17
Second to Corsair 650tx and 750tx.
post #5 of 17
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Alright thanks !

I will be choosing either the Corsair HX620 or Corsair TX750.
Really depends on the budget

Thanks again
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post #6 of 17
Corsair CMPSU-650TX on sale at newegg for $99.00:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005

you can't go wrong with corsair!
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post #7 of 17
Get a corsair, I have the 750 version and it is damn good. Way more connectors then I could ever think about using. Powers 2 of my 9800 gtxs in SLI, and I got it for $100.
post #8 of 17
A much better PSU is the 750w PC Power & Cooling, they make the best PSU's...bottom line on that. And they are reasonable in cost, I think I paid $139 for my 610w PC Power & Cooling Silencer. Here is the link for the 750w from the Egg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703019
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post #9 of 17
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Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post
A much better PSU is the 750w PC Power & Cooling, they make the best PSU's...bottom line on that. And they are reasonable in cost, I think I paid $139 for my 610w PC Power & Cooling Silencer. Here is the link for the 750w from the Egg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703019
Incorrect. The Corsair is at least as good as the PC P&C Silencer series.

By the way: PC P&C does NOT make PSUs. They're all built by Seasonic (at strict guidelines by PC P&C though). The time that PC P&C was the 'best' just because it was a PC P&C is long gone. And don't even get me started aobut their marketing fluff to sell their non-modular units...

Some comparive reviews (both Jonnyguru):
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story4&reid=63
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story4&reid=73

That's a tie. Since the Corsair is cheaper, it's an easy choice imo.

And just for the record the HX620:
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story2&reid=21

Also a '9' in total, but I declare it the winner, since the score is mainly depressed by the price. Since buy.com has a pretty decent deal on this one also, the price is no longer a real issue.

Even the high-end PC P&C units have found their match in several competitors (Corsair HX1000, Silverstone OP1000, DA1200, and esp. the thunderous Zeus 1200W Beast)
Edited by Chozart - 6/10/08 at 12:39pm
    
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post #10 of 17
Oh- also the Corsair ones are made by Seasonic also - go figure.....
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