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But what about Thermaltake's ToughPower series?
Overpriced, no reason to get them over the competition.
And on a strictly personal level I boycott companies such as ThermalTake or Cooler Master that flood the market with zillions of ****ty PSUs except for a handful of decent or sometimes even good ones.

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Anyway, even though that particular Rocketfish PSU is a good unit, I wouldn't want to use it to power a system that has just two 6950s in it. That's just extreme overkill.
It is overkill, but if I had a $100 gift card, it wouldn't really matter. It's not like Best Buy carries units I'd normally want, but if I was forced to shop there, the Rocketfish 900W is a very good value for its price.

Anyway, for about the same price, there's a Corsair HX650 and a Corsair GS700. Obviously the HX650 is better, but the GS700 is also decent. Either way they're fine for a Sandy Bridge + 2x 6950 setup. But the HX650 is cheaper over at Newegg.
post #12 of 13
$129.99 for the Corsair HX650:

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Corsair+...&skuId=9635532

So, $29.99 after the gift card.
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post #13 of 13
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Originally Posted by E094228 View Post
Thermaltake 850 Black Widow or (some new brand I never heard of) Rocketfish

I have a $100 best buy gift card to use and was thinking of getting a PSU from there.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Thermalt...&skuId=8990559

or

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Rocketfi...&skuId=9362049

Will be using in RV02 also with i7 sandy and Crossfire something, H70, just a decent gaming settup.

Thanks
The Thermaltake unit is a mediocre HEC unit. I wouldn't buy it.

Get the RocketFish though. It's a Huntkey X7 900w and is actually a solid PSU. It's 80+ Silver Certified and has excellent performance.
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