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Since I hate rebates, that $50 MIR looks painful. I don't like the OP-E, I can't really recommend it. The Corsair does have a better warranty compared to the Zalman (5 vs 3 years). Those prices are all about where they normally are, the Corsair rarely gets below $200 with rebates. Another option is to get the Corsair here for $229 + $20 MIR shipped. I don't know what you plan on running with it but the Corsair has 6 PCI-E connectors and the Zalman has 4, if that was an issue. It's a tough call, the Corsair's praise is deserved but the Zalman is also a good PSU made by Enhance. The Corsair has the longer warranty and top notch customer service, so if that is worth the extra $10 and the MIR that would be my suggestion.
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post #22 of 25
I have the Zalman and the Corsair they both work identically both are really great especially because your not going tri sli.

so which ever is cheaper i suppose
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thanks a lot guys..I am planning on running two HD 4870x2 so I think the Corsair would be the best choice for me and that 5yr. warranty over the Zalman is definitely worth the $10 bucks. Also, thanks for the link. You guys are really awesome thank you..
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Yea...until the Enermax Revolution85+ hits the market, the top three kilowatt PSU's are the following:

Corsair HX1000W
Thermaltake Toughpower 1300W
Ultra X3 1600W

All three are made by a company called CWT which also makes some of the best Seasonic power supplies and never drop below 82% efficiency. All of them also have virtually no DC variation on any of the rails.
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post
Yea...until the Enermax Revolution85+ hits the market, the top three kilowatt PSU's are the following:

Corsair HX1000W
Thermaltake Toughpower 1300W
Ultra X3 1600W

All three are made by a company called CWT which also makes some of the best Seasonic power supplies and never drop below 82% efficiency. All of them also have virtually no DC variation on any of the rails.
Um... the Ultra is made by Andyson. CWT does not make PSUs for Seasonic since Seasonic themselves is a manufacturer. Also I'm assuming you mean the Toughpower 1200W since there is no 1300W.

And be careful with the word never. This review shows the Toughpower at 81% at 231W and both the Toughpower and Corsair are ~78% efficient under 3.3V/5V crossloads.
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