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Originally Posted by VW_TDI_02 View Post
Personally I would recommend a 650 watt if you want to SLI that 460s which I'm assuming you will want to.

Corsair HX650/TX650
XFX 650
Seasonic S12II / M12II 620
Seasonic X-650
Antec TruePower New 650

Out of those the SeaSonic X-650 is the best power supply but also the most expensive. I personally would recommend getting the XFX 650 watt (modular) for $89.99 ($59.99 after MIR). It is based off of the SeaSonic S12II platform and is modular. The SeaSonic M12II is a modular version of the S12II and runs you $89.99 just like the XFX unit but does not have the MIR.

There are a few other good power supplies such as the Antec TruePower New 650 watt and the SeaSonic S12II as they are both great power supplies. The Antec is actually semi modular but IMO your best bet is to stick with my other recommendations as they are about the same price or cheaper. The Corsair HX650 (modular) and TX650 (non-modular) are nice but they are quiet over priced compared to the competition.


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If you aren't planning on going SLI with that 460 just stick to what you have now. If you do go SLI then upgrade to a quality power supply.
yep this completely. you need 650 watts for sli, definitely.
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Can't go wrong there.
For a 100 bucks?Yeah he went wrong.Could have done better for at least 25.00 less.Paid for the over hyped corsair name.That 650 is like a 3 year old platform.
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For a 100 bucks?Yeah he went wrong.Could have done better for at least 25.00 less.Paid for the over hyped corsair name.That 650 is like a 3 year old platform.
Actually they just recently changed the platform that the Corsair 650TX runs on. It went from the SeaSonic S12 to the CWT PSHII. From what I've heard it performs slightly better but does have poorer quality. Regardless I would stay away from the Corsair line not because of that but because of the price premium for the name.
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I've used the antec Earthwatts 650 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371015 for 5850 crossfire not sure how it would handle dual 460,but the quality of the psu is top notch and for the price it's a steal.
The only drawback might be that it has an overabundance of cables.
    
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I've used the antec Earthwatts 650 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371015 for 5850 crossfire not sure how it would handle dual 460,but the quality of the psu is top notch and for the price it's a steal.
The only drawback might be that it has an overabundance of cables.
Yes it would be able to handle SLI 460s no problem.
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$70 Bucks for a corsair 650 is expensive?
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$70 Bucks for a corsair 650 is expensive?
For a Corsair that's the usual. What we're trying to say is that there are better non-Corsair power supplies out there for that price.
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For a Corsair that's the usual. What we're trying to say is that there are better non-Corsair power supplies out there for that price.
Ah, Ok. So it seems like you guys somewhat look down on corsair. I didn't know corsair was a "you pay more for the name rather than the quality" type of company. For me Sony is like that. But thats another story.
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Ah, Ok. So it seems like you guys somewhat look down on corsair. I didn't know corsair was a "you pay more for the name rather than the quality" type of company. For me Sony is like that. But thats another story.
Yea Corsair is a great company but you are definitely paying more for the name then the hardware.
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