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post #11 of 26
dude dual what? dual gtx 590's and a physx card?
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post #12 of 26
Dual GPU's? Seems more as if you are going for Quad SLI or Quad Fire with the PSU your looking for. MY sig rig PSU has 4x 6 pin PCIE connectors and 2x 8pin.
post #13 of 26
You could run dual video cards easily on a 850W PSU. If you want 1200W PSU, you can but you won't really need it for just 2 graphics cards.
post #14 of 26
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so 1600watt isnt better then the corsair 1200 watt? I was buying something that would last me for a very long time, and i do dual gpu's. I really only want 1200+ wattage.

Ummm... I ran dual GTX 470's on my 750w PSU and it didn't blink an eye. What the hell makes you think you need 1600w?!?!?!?!
post #15 of 26
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I wont be running dual 590's. Like dual 580s or 6950's. But what im saying is, since the Ultra x4 has 1600 watts, wont it be future proff for yrs? 850Watt isnt enough because im always fideling around. And I want 1000+ watts because of the amps on the 12 rails. So ULTRA X4 1600 isnt better then the 1200 corsair? if its between em?
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I wont be running dual 590's. Like dual 580s or 6950's. But what im saying is, since the Ultra x4 has 1600 watts, wont it be future proff for yrs? 850Watt isnt enough because im always fideling around. And I want 1000+ watts because of the amps on the 12 rails. So ULTRA X4 1600 isnt better then the 1200 corsair? if its between em?

No because it's ****. There's a heck of a lot more to power supplies than just wattage. Only reason the Ultra X4 1600W sells at all is because it trades on the notion of "BIGGER NUMBERS ARE BETTAR!!!"

You also have no idea what you mean when you say "amps on the 12 rails", and that doesn't even make sense anyway. You are an uninformed consumer, which is the WORST thing you can be as an enthusiast because you'll get roped into buying crap because you don't know better and just fall for the marketing hooks.



Dual 6950s will run on a quality 650W. Dual 580s will run on a quality 750W.
post #17 of 26
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but i want future proff psu. so is the 1200 corsair gold best?
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post #18 of 26
future proof doesn exist there is just now and now alone
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post #19 of 26
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Originally Posted by thrgk;12457967 
but i want future proff psu. so is the 1200 corsair gold best?
Antec High Current Pro 1200 is a slightly better unit.

Though there is no such things as a future proof PSU, because after 5 years; if we haven't changed ATX spec, then you'll want to replace the PSU anyways.
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post #20 of 26
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but i want future proff psu. so is the 1200 corsair gold best?

I want you to stop. Stop typing, stop, and read what I'm saying.


"Future proof" does not exist. Getting a higher wattage PSU will not make your system "future proof".

So forget all the crap you've read and didn't understand, and listen to us. A quality 750W will do just fine by you. An 850W if you're really going to be ambitious. Unless you're going quad SLI you don't need any more than that and anything more is just going to go to waste. Having a high wattage PSU does not make your penis bigger.


If you're just going to ignore our advice, then go ahead and buy a dozen 1200W power supplies.
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