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Out of these two, concidering price and reliabilty. Which one? (Corsair - CM)

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Corsair - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/227500
CoolerMaster - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/235550

I'm looking to SLI at least 2 GTX 570's in the future.

Thanks all.
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post #2 of 18
I'd get the corsair
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post #3 of 18
The AX750 is a far better unit.
If you're looking for a good deal though, http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/750w-...-12v-135mm-fan offers a far better value.
Edited by Shub - 2/6/11 at 11:22am
post #4 of 18
Both are good unit and can handle 2x GTX570( a 220w GPU) but ax750 unit gets my vote.
post #5 of 18
Corsair AX750 FTW..

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post #6 of 18
From the 2 you linked us to,id pick a corsair.

I like mine,its quiet,deccent warranty,nice looking in my rig,doesnt make screeching noises under load and it doesnt really ever seem to be under any strain as it runs cool even after hours of whatever i chose to throw at it.

Im not saying i wouldnt have a coolermaster,but from the 2 you linked,its corsair all the way.
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by superj1977 View Post
I like mine,its quiet,deccent warranty,nice looking in my rig,doesnt make screeching noises under load and it doesnt really ever seem to be under any strain as it runs cool even after hours of whatever i chose to throw at it.
That's because your system could run very comfortably on a good ~600-650W unit. You're not putting any sort of heavy load on that HX1000 of yours. And I'm not implying the HX1000 couldn't handle the load, just that it's no wonder it stays cool when your system is such a lightweight in terms of power consumption
post #8 of 18
The Corsair outclasses it considerably. Not because Corsair is universally better, but because you're comparing a $100 PSU (that should cost $80) to a $150 PSU.
post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by Shub View Post
That's because your system could run very comfortably on a good ~600-650W unit. You're not putting any sort of heavy load on that HX1000 of yours. And I'm not implying the HX1000 couldn't handle the load, just that it's no wonder it stays cool when your system is such a lightweight in terms of power consumption
My system could run very well on 600-650w yes,never said it couldnt,read my post again.

I said the PSU runs cool under load,i didnt say it runs cool with my sig rig.

Like most people on here my rig changes depending on my bank balance so its been tested with many different combinations of components,for example the psu still ran cool with 5870 crossfire and 8800gtx for physx
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post #10 of 18
Your system would actually run on a 550W, with dual 5870s with the 8800GTX you'd be looking at a 700W or so.
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