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Replacing OCZ 600w SLI

post #1 of 31
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Suggest me a new PSU for the rig in the sys specs. Will be adding a second vid card very, very soon.

Also running 2 120mm fans in the case, 4 120mm fans on the wc, couple of cold cathodes.
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I would say the only one up from that one would be the PCP&C 850W beast.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703002
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Whoa! I said replace, not upgrade

Indeed a beast!
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post #4 of 31
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Originally Posted by slow'puter
Whoa! I said replace, not upgrade

Indeed a beast!
Go for the Silverstone Zeus, it's gonna be my next PSU.
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post #5 of 31
what happend to your OCZ psu, because i would have thought u wouldnt need to replace it for any reason unless it was bust!
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post #6 of 31
I did alot of research before I chose my PSU, Muffin has a very good FAQ on it. In most of the reviews I read The SeaSonic S-12 500 or 600 watt performed very well and surpassed alot of its quoted specs. The 600 watt is only around $150 but if you have a little extra cash the PCP&C 510 is another great performer.

*EDIT*: It wasnt a FAQ just a link in his sig.
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-you-dont.html
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Whats wrong with the 600watt powerstream? Thats the one I'd get for that rig.
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post #8 of 31
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It seems that whenI play any Source games, something happens that (I assume) the PSU shuts down power to the vid card (screen goes black, stand-by light comes on), and the pwer indicator on the front of the computer starts blinking, followed by a single, long beep. This does not happens on any other game, benchmarking, or anything.

I was getting some of that also when I had it installed with the LP UT nF3. So I blame the PSU.
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post #9 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigval
Whats wrong with the 600watt powerstream? Thats the one I'd get for that rig.
According to Custom PC the OCZ didn't like high loads and would shut down. If you look at Muffins PSU round-up it gives great reviews on most of the high-mid end PSu's on the market today. Trust me if you want to switch get the SeaSonic you'll have no problems and it will be quiet.
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post #10 of 31
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I guess I'll have to sell it, as if I RMA back to newegg they will want to send me a new one. I'll give a call and see if I can exchange; nothing lost by trying.
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