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Hey ocn,
I was browsing newegg.ca and I found this psu. I was wondering what you guys thought of it. Seems like a very fair price for a 1000w 80+ modular psu. Tell me what you think about it.
Thanks in advance!
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...702021&Tpk=bfg
Edited by polm - 2/7/11 at 5:43pm
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They are a dead brand. Meaning you will get ZERO support from them. If you are just powering your sig rig a seasonic 650 PSU will do just fine.
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Originally Posted by Live_free View Post
They are a dead brand. Meaning you will get ZERO support from them. If you are just powering your sig rig a seasonic 650 PSU will do just fine.
+1 for Seasonic.

OP, You seem to already have a decent PSU already. Are you planning to upgrade?
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+1 for Seasonic.

OP, You seem to already have a decent PSU already. Are you planning to upgrade?
I'm looking atm at watercooling and so If I start overclocking my gpu, I'll hit pretty much the max voltage for my psu and so I was looking at possibly upgrading and I found this one. Thanks for the tip about the fact that BFG is dead...
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post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by polm View Post
I'm looking atm at watercooling and so If I start overclocking my gpu, I'll hit pretty much the max voltage for my psu and so I was looking at possibly upgrading and I found this one. Thanks for the tip about the fact that BFG is dead...
I have a Silverstone ST-1000 and have had no problems with it. JGuru also gave it a good review. I got it last year for about 180.
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post #8 of 15
Your 650 will be fine even with WC and OC. If you are really concerned get an 850 or a GOOD 1k but NEVER buy a crap one.
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Originally Posted by polm View Post
I'm looking atm at watercooling and so If I start overclocking my gpu, I'll hit pretty much the max voltage for my psu and so I was looking at possibly upgrading and I found this one. Thanks for the tip about the fact that BFG is dead...
Your current 650W is plenty for what you have in mind.
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According to the extreme power supply calculator, a reccomended power supply for me atm, with the present overclock i'm running and the full system @ 100% load is 626w. So, I thought maybe If I overclock my gpu and plug in a water pump also, I might get above the reccomended psu requirement....
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