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With the help of Pheadrus (spelling, sorry!)

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0335251

Has entered the gladiatorial ring. 1000w overkill but priced pretty cheaply, how does that compare to the ones previously mentioned?
    
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post #22 of 31
Get a nice gold rated power supply like a Corsair AX850 or Seasonic.
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With the help of Pheadrus (spelling, sorry!)

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0335251

Has entered the gladiatorial ring. 1000w overkill but priced pretty cheaply, how does that compare to the ones previously mentioned?
How would that be a bad unit when Phaedrus has suggested it.
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post #24 of 31
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Get a nice gold rated power supply like a Corsair AX850 or Seasonic.
Corsair ax850 was my original choice, but was told straight up that it wouldn't power two gtx 580s. So I came here, where people know better than I.

Edit: And Adizz simple answer, it can't. My first post on OCN was in the PSU section, and his posts helped me out a ton! My build has changed significantly, so I returned as the humble student yet again
    
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post #25 of 31
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Originally Posted by Drexra View Post
With the help of Pheadrus (spelling, sorry!)

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0335251

Has entered the gladiatorial ring. 1000w overkill but priced pretty cheaply, how does that compare to the ones previously mentioned?
I did some searching and it seems like that is a solid unit. As long as you don't mind the purple that is.. Both Phaedrus and Tator Tot recommending it? Means you can't go wrong.
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post #26 of 31
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I did some searching and it seems like that is a solid unit. As long as you don't mind the purple that is.. Both Phaedrus and Tator Tot recommending it? Means you can't go wrong.
Mind the purple fan? Thats just straight bad assery there! Should set off the rest of my parts being black and red quite well!
    
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post #27 of 31
That Sparkle unit is excellent for the price.
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post #28 of 31
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That Sparkle unit is excellent for the price.
So the new consensus is go for the sparkle? Only one left at the microcenter so ill probably purchase it asap if its what we decide!
    
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post #29 of 31
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So the new consensus is go for the sparkle? Only one left at the microcenter so ill probably purchase it asap if its what we decide!
Go for it.
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post #30 of 31
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Go for it.
Shall do! Can hardly wait until I get back home for spring break to finally build my desktop! Will have waited almost a year to save up the needed money and have my laptop break!

Yeah, screw Florida or Mexico for spring break, I'll be in Denver building a computer
    
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