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I purchased the Seasonic X-750 Gold on sale last night and while shopping for my NZXT Phantom, I noticed that it has a nice combo for $229 + $20 MIR on the Phantom + NZXT 650w Gold PSU. How would that particular PSU compare to my current?

I will be running an i5 2500K, Crossfire 6850's, and 7-9 Case Fans in addition to everything else. Will 650w Handle that? And, if I decide to upgrade in the next 1-2 years to SLI 560's or Crossfire 6950's, would it handle those as well? I just want to make sure I'm not going to have to upgrade my PSU every single time I change something on my system. However, it would definitely save me a lot of money to go that route if the NZXT is comparable to my current Seasonic. Thanks!
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post #2 of 20
If it's a quality unit, then it'll be able to handle all of that pretty easily. It certainly looks like a quality unit because it has a +12V capacity of 648W! The HX650 only has 624!

It may not be as good as the SeaSonic X-650, but it looks like it's fairly close (its specs leave me with the impression that it's better than my HX650). However, I can't ignore the fact that both the X-650 and this NZXT unit have the same claimed +12V capacity of 648W.

Plus, it's white which I think is a nice touch.
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post #3 of 20
Well as far as I recall the 850w NZXT got a pretty outstanding review over at Jonny Guru, so assuming the 650w stays the same quality it should be an excellent choice. The upgrade example you gave should be more than comfortable even with overclocking.

Though I'm sure you'll want a reply from someone more reputable, I'm just here for reassurance. wink.gif
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post #4 of 20
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Thank You for the responses guys. And I appreciate everyone's input. The more people to reassure me, the better I feel about the purchase.

Does anyone actually own this unit to give me your feedback on it as well?

And I figured Xfire 6850's would be no problem, but I'm extremely happy if it can handle SLI 560's or Xfire 6950's with ease as well as that will be the highest I would go with GPU's for the next few years at least.

The main thing that makes me nervous about this purchase is that the Phantom goes on sale regularly for like $99. I can't find it anywhere for that atm, tho. $139 seems to be the cheapest.
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post #5 of 20
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Thank You for the responses guys. And I appreciate everyone's input. The more people to reassure me, the better I feel about the purchase.

Does anyone actually own this unit to give me your feedback on it as well?

And I figured Xfire 6850's would be no problem, but I'm extremely happy if it can handle SLI 560's or Xfire 6950's with ease as well as that will be the highest I would go with GPU's for the next few years at least.

The main thing that makes me nervous about this purchase is that the Phantom goes on sale regularly for like $99. I can't find it anywhere for that atm, tho. $139 seems to be the cheapest.
Ooo, that's still not that bad then. I mean, $229 for both means that the case alone is basically $110. Plus, you'll get that $20 MIR.
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post #6 of 20


didn't i recommend a white nzxt psu to you yesterday

here is the case for 130

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=A406-2044
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I didn’t own one but got one for friend’s new rig. That’s a i7 rig with 5870cf and WC. It works fine. Liked others said, it is a good unit and can pull 54a/648w on 12v. 6950 is about 30w more than 6850. As of now, GTX560 TDP is around 180w so it should be fine.
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didn't i recommend a white nzxt psu to you yesterday

here is the case for 130

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=A406-2044
I saw your recommendation, but I admit that I would have glazed over it too because you didn't provide convincing proof. Even though you provided a screenshot, it just looks like another random PSU recommendation and so it gets lost in the mix.

But now if you had taken the time to carefully point out all the reasons why it's a good PSU to buy, then it would have stuck out.

I'm not trying to start anything, but instead I am trying to be honest so that you can have some insight regarding why he seemed to glaze over your recommendation. Always try to qualify recommendations. In other words, work hard to sell your recommendation when you are 100% sure it's good!
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i did point out its not as good as the seasonic x series or corsair ax series but almost as good , its a solid unit
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i did point out its not as good as the seasonic x series or corsair ax series but almost as good , its a solid unit
Yeah, it was in all lower case too. It also looked like you didn't truly care or something. It's hard to explain what I mean.

When you are absolutely 100% confident in your recommendation, then put all of your effort into selling it. Just providing a link, a pic, and a quick sentence like that has never worked for me. Instead, I have to point out all of the features and specifications, and I have to compare it to competitor's products while also pointing out their features and specifications as well while simultaneously explaining why my recommendation is superior. I mean, sometimes my recommendation is only superior because it's the same as everything else, but at a lower price. Or sometimes it's just significantly superior, but doesn't cost that much more.

Either way, if you are absolutely 100% certain that your recommendation should be seriously considered, then work your hardest on selling it.
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