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post #11 of 26
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I like it.
You would... at least it's better than that Dr. Macdoo you referenced...
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post #12 of 26
This is a worthy replacement to the TX series. Now let's see these at $100-$110 and Antec will have lost their throne in that sector.
EDIT: I meant for the 750W and 650W versions. 850W version would be cool at $120-$125.
Edited by Phaedrus2129 - 2/16/11 at 8:13am
post #13 of 26
Is this good enough for gtx480 x2?
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Originally Posted by wimcle View Post
Is this good enough for gtx480 x2?
The 850w would handle that for your system.

Though currently in the US there are better units that are modular for the price.
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post #15 of 26
Wow, very nice corsair. You never fail to amaze me.

I'm sure my current unit will last past its awesome 5 year warranty, its already over half way there!
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post #16 of 26
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And only one 8 pin cpu cable vs two on the AX 850
How many mobos with more than one 8-pin CPU connector exist anyway? Less than 10 AFAIK.
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post #17 of 26
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How many mobos with more than one 8-pin CPU connector exist anyway? Less than 10 AFAIK.
Including server boards; it's a larger number.

With your desktop boards though; that is generally reserved for the high end. Gigabyte UD7, Asus RoG Extreme, EVGA Classified, ECS Black Series Extreme, & whatever MSI high end is out.

Right now there are 2 AMD boards, and probably 10 Intel boards I can think of (if you include 1155 even though they were recalled.)
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post #18 of 26
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
How many mobos with more than one 8-pin CPU connector exist anyway? Less than 10 AFAIK.
Yeah, that feature is mainly for server boards iirc, I don't understand why that is a con on a mid range consumer level unit.
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post #19 of 26
Good stuff, now with some price drops these units will be extremely competitive. Now where's the HX1000 replacement?
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It's pointless to buy a non-modular PSU over 700w unless you're just THAT good at cable management. >.<
     
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