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hi guys im in the process of doing some upgrades, i have a 700 watt ocz power supply for the past 3 years, its prob getting to the end of its life now so im going to upgrade to new a one, also its damn noisey

i need around a 800 watt power supply as ive just bought a new gtx 580 and will be upgrading to another one in march (ready for crysis 2) so i need a decent psu, thats very queit and my budget is around 100-120 GBP.

any suggestions?
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modular

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...-12v-135mm-fan

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...35mm-quiet-fan

non modular

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-...-12v-135mm-fan
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Is it a StealthXStream, ModXStream, GameXStream, Fatal1ty...? Just curious.


Not familiar with UK pricing; but you guys have the XFX Core 850W, which is a very good high-end SeaSonic build. I'm actually disappointed they don't sell them over here in the States.
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Is it a StealthXStream, ModXStream, GameXStream, Fatal1ty...? Just curious.


Not familiar with UK pricing; but you guys have the XFX Core 850W, which is a very good high-end SeaSonic build. I'm actually disappointed they don't sell them over here in the States.
Is it this?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...tId=106&beta=Y
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Oh hey, they do have them.

They launched in Europe only at first.
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Seasonic X-750 is $170 over here, or 108 GBP. The fan is very quiet and actually shuts off when the PSU is below 20% load. It's also an amazing unit having 80+ Gold cert. and amazing ripple and noise control.
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Seasonic X-750 is $170 over here, or 108 GBP. The fan is very quiet and actually shuts off when the PSU is below 20% load. It's also an amazing unit having 80+ Gold cert. and amazing ripple and noise control.
Its £140+ in the UK though.

The XFX Core PSU posted earlier would be a great choice, if you want modular get the Black Edition.
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Its £140+ in the UK though.

The XFX Core PSU posted earlier would be a great choice, if you want modular get the Black Edition.
140 before VAT? Ouch... UK pricing sucks.

Agreed on the XFX, it's another great unit.
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140 before VAT? Ouch... UK pricing sucks.

Agreed on the XFX, it's another great unit.
Pretty sure its with VAT tbh.

I vote on either the basic XFX series of the Black edition that i have, If you mount your pc to the top though it makes the cables shorter than they would be. Minor problem, Maybe its just coz i have a MATX board
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