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post #1 of 29
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Pretty much stuck between these two :

Rosewill
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817182188

Kingwin
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817121037

I know these aren't Enermax, Antec, Silverstone or Corsair, but are they really that bad ?

I'm planning to overclock a 2500k coupled with a P8P67evo. Would like to push this GTX480 too.

Maybe these is a a better option that I am unaware of ? Should I settle instead for a 850w unit ?
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post #2 of 29
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...asonic%20x-750

That is what I'd recommend. Very quality unit. Check out Johnny GURU's ratings. If you want cheaper for a very similar (except not completely modular), check out:

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-022-_-Product

The Seasonic unit is GOLD Certified, which is always a nice little plus to save money/environment. It is also fanless during most computing use. I have used 3 of them to date in different builds (SLI 460s, GTX 570, 6970's) and they have quickly become my new favorite.

For a 2500k with a gtx 480 you don't need 1000W.

Good luck on the build
post #3 of 29
you wont be using anywhere near that kinda wattage. I'd pop down to 850
    
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post #4 of 29
If that's all your powering, and even for SLI in the future or something, an 850w is plenty.

Check out the Corsair AX850 or HX850. They're my recommendations.
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post #5 of 29
http://www.mushkin.com/$pecial.aspx

Some deals on this website too. $75 for 1k watt PSU from a good company.
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post #6 of 29
If that's all your powering, and even for SLI in the future or something, an 850w is plenty.

Check out the Corsair AX850 or HX850. They're my recommendations.

EDIT: So you know, the AX/HX 850 come with a 7 year warranty.
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post #7 of 29
You do not need that much watt. A very good 750W PSU would suffice.

XFX 750W PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3891137&SID=
post #8 of 29
You can run a single 480 on a good 650w unit, maybe 750 if you really want to be 100% certain of lots of room to overclock with.
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post #9 of 29
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750w just isn't enough apparently, anyway judging from my current PSU. It keeps shutting down my PC during intensive benchmarks when I push this GTX480 as well my cpu to their limits. 850w would certainly be a great choice, but are you guys sure that a 850w unit will be enough for a fully OC 2500k and 2 overclocked GTX480 ? If that is the case, then I would certainly pick a great 850w unit instead of a shady 1000w unit.

I'll look into these AX/HX850.

The mushkin deal appears to me as a $170 deal :/
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post #10 of 29
if your on a budget you really shouldnt get a 1000w PSU unless you plan on Tri Sling id go with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139009
$109.99 after mail-in rebate card
very strong psu 3 friends and I all use the 650's or 750s for years and not a single problem and ive been SLI and overclocked quad core for over a year no problems

and if you really want a 1000w id go http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371012 $169.99


but personally id stay with corsair because im biased but i know antecs a great company heres my final vote if you need gobs of power http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139013
$124.99 after mail-in rebate card
Edited by Coldnapalm - 1/23/11 at 6:36pm
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