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http://www.ebuyer.com/product/176419

coolermaster silent pro 1000w £125

80a on a single 12v rail, modular and seems pretty quiet,


im wanting it to power

1055t
gtx 560 with OC (eventually two in SLi)
4gb of ram atm, then to 8gb and eventually to a 16gb kit.
SSD
two or four HDD's (1tb each)
and eventually maybe a WC loop for gpu and cpu xpsc rasa 480rx maybe? but before that all my case fans which will soon be high performance ones with LED's
and lots of other bits and bobs.

is this suitable for my system, or is there anything better for £125 in the UK?

don't tell me the psu is 'overkill' i know it is, for me, its better to be safe than sorry.
    
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post #2 of 13
For the price it'll give you the most power, but not really the best performance.

Corsair's HX750 is the same price, higher efficiency, lower ripple/noise, better voltage regulation and will handle a Core i7 & GTX 570 SLi even with heavy overclocks.
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post #3 of 13
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will it handle everything including the WC'ing loop, im looking for futureproof here, the CM
    
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post #4 of 13
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has like 80a on a single rail whats the corsair? sorry for split post.
    
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post #5 of 13
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Originally Posted by DSF_x View Post
will it handle everything including the WC'ing loop, im looking for futureproof here, the CM
Even with your GTX 560 Upgrade, or even SLi and the water cooling; it would still be fine.

There's no future proofing with a PSU.

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Originally Posted by DSF_x View Post
has like 80a on a single rail whats the corsair? sorry for split post.
Corsair is 62A on the 12v rail.
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post #6 of 13
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got to be somewhat, 1000w's means i can power any system within reason for the forseeable future of my computing, i will propably not get anything more than 2 mid/high end cards in the future, and i will never have the money to afford intel until im at least 20.
    
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by DSF_x View Post
got to be somewhat, 1000w's means i can power any system within reason for the forseeable future of my computing, i will propably not get anything more than 2 mid/high end cards in the future, and i will never have the money to afford intel until im at least 20.
Not really, after 3 years, even good Capacitors show noticeable aging.
After 5 years its just time to replace the unit.

The Silent Pro M1000 offers RubyCon & Nippon Chemi Con caps for the the whole unit; which are good caps. Though you would still wish to upgrade sooner rather than later, as after awhile, with capacitor aging. Your unit will not longer be able to output 1000w effectively.

Still; overall quality wise, the Corsair is a better option. For the price, you can actually get an HX850 for just a few pence more. So I would grab that instead of the 750w even.

Though either unit is overkill, even for your projected setup.

Corsair's also feature a 7 year warranty vs Cooler Master's 3 year.
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post #8 of 13
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**** it.. you seem to know your stuff, heck you even wrote your own guide, ill take your advice and get an 850hx if your sure it will be enough to power everything i need?

also, if your amd editor, if its ok to ask, why are you using intel haha?
    
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post #9 of 13
I'm using Intel because AMD doesn't have a chip out on the mobile side that is as low power, while providing the same performance.
I'm picking up an Lenovo X120E though; to replace my Athlon Neo II Netbook.
I've got an AMD Tower; just an Intel laptop.

I'll probably swap out to a dual-core Bobcat laptop when they come out. Or a Bulldozer one.
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post #10 of 13
If you don't mind the looks this would be far better value than the Corsair HX750. Slightly better aswell. http://www.scan.co.uk/products/750w-...+12V+135mm+Fan

Edit: Just noticed it's out of stock, you may aswell go for the HX850 as Tator suggested. Realistically you wouldn't need more than 650w for two GTX 560's though.
Edited by GameBoy - 2/11/11 at 4:11am
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