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Poll Results: Which Psu Is Best In My Situation ?

 
  • 47% (16)
    XFX PBlack Edition 850W
  • 38% (13)
    Antec TruePower Quattro 850W
  • 5% (2)
    Coolermaster Silent Pro 850W
  • 8% (3)
    Other ? if so, post and say 'OTHER: psu name goes here'
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post #1 of 60
Thread Starter 
Hey,
I am currently in the process of making the last bit of money i need to order and build my next rig

But i dont no which psu to get :/

How Many Rails are best, i mean i know 1 rail is best because it can then spread the power out evenly and 4 rails splits it up so i cant use everything on any cable, iv got to work it out and balance it.

I think the real question here is:
How many Amp's will i need on a single rail ???

Specs:
  • phenom II x6 1090t
  • 6970
  • 1tb HDD
  • SSD
  • 2x ODD
  • 4x 2gb ddr3

There the main sort of parts i will be getting a 850w psu even thout the calculated value is just under 750w, room for another 6970 i saw

Anyways on to the PSU's ! i was going to buy a XFX Black Edition 850w untill it has gone out of stock for the last month in my favourate online stores :'(



So unless if it come back in stock just before i buy (i thinks its going to stay out of stock for some time now).

so now it is out of these 2 i would rather have:

Antec TruePower Quattro 850W



Coolermaster Silent Pro 850W



But also include this 1 into the fight for the best just in case it does come back in stock

XFX Black Edition 850W



Which 1 is the best out of them for my next rig ?

Thanks in advanced, i would be really appreciated

Gamming96.
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post #2 of 60
Why 850w? Planing on 6970 Trifire?

650w is enough for 2, 750 is enough for 2 6970 + physx card.

Out of those three the xfx is best.
Edited by Kasp1js - 2/6/11 at 6:47am
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post #3 of 60
I vote the Antec all the way

And by the way, rails don't matter ONE BIT.
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post #4 of 60
antec quattro
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post #5 of 60
i'll go for corsair other wise the antec one, not XFX....
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post #6 of 60
You don't really need 850 watts, unless you'r focus is more power efficiency. I have an Antech True Power 750w and it's still working flawlessly for just over a year.

You can also get an XFX 750w, I heard a lot of good things about it and it has a great warranty too!

Lastly I would suggest you get a PSU from one of these brands since they are the best from my experience: Antech, OCZ, CoolerMaster, XFX and Corsair.

Good Luck!
    
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post #7 of 60
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kasp1js View Post
Why 850w? Planing on 6970 Trifire?

650w is enough for 2, 750 is enough for 2 6970 + physx card.

Out of those three the xfx is best.
future upgrades and other stuff lol

Quote:
Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
I vote the Antec all the way

And by the way, rails don't matter ONE BIT.
Why dont they matter, could you explain please ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by newpc View Post
antec quattro
ok im going to make a poll, if i can after already making the thread, let me find out lol
Edited by gaming96 - 2/6/11 at 6:57am
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post #8 of 60
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by toxaris71 View Post
You don't really need 850 watts, unless you'r focus is more power efficiency. I have an Antech True Power 750w and it's still working flawlessly for just over a year.

You can also get an XFX 750w, I heard a lot of good things about it and it has a great warranty too!

Lastly I would suggest you get a PSU from one of these brands since they are the best from my experience: Antech, OCZ, CoolerMaster, XFX and Corsair.

Good Luck!
Thank you and yes i love them brands to but for sertain and many reasons its out of them or anything around the same price and iv always just wanted a 850w or more for a while, dont ask y, and i will be doing future upgrades soon + rep
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post #10 of 60
The cm silent pro you have pictured is a good quality psu.I have the 600 watt version.If the price is right it would be a great choice.
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