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Poll Results: What one out of these do you guys like/love

Poll expired: Mar 13, 2011  
  • 11% (7)
    Silverstone Strider Plus 1000W ST1000-PLUS
  • 25% (15)
    SuperFlower Golden Green 80+ Gold 1000W Power Supply
  • 13% (8)
    Silverstone Strider 1000W Gold ST1000G
  • 5% (3)
    OCZ Z Series 1000W Gold Modular
  • 18% (11)
    Enermax Revolution85+ 1020W
  • 26% (16)
    Corsair HX-1000 Power Supply
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post #41 of 50
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Originally Posted by Buzzin92 View Post
I find it funny how everyone's recommending getting a lower watt power supply... The OP specifically asked what "1KW PSU" he should get. not a lower wattage one.

My votes are on the Silverstone and superflower

Just remember... Nothing is overkill on OCN
The reason people are recommending lower wattage PSU's is because a lot of people greatly overestimate how much power they'll actually need.
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post #42 of 50
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You guys ever wonder why the hx1000 has a 5 year warranty and the hx750,850 and entire ax series has a 7 year warranty?
Because Corsair includes a longer warranty with each step up in product line.
post #43 of 50
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Because Corsair includes a longer warranty with each step up in product line.
didn the hx 750 and 850 come out before the hx1000
Edited by obsidian86 - 3/7/11 at 8:50am
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Ax850..??
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post #45 of 50
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didn the hx 750 and 850 come out before the hx1000
Nah, the HX750 and HX850 are newer and much better. The HX1000 is an oldddddd CWT PUC.
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post #46 of 50
ah ok i thought the hx1000 was the last hx model
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post #47 of 50
No, HX450, HX520, HX620, and HX1000 were the first gen HX units. HX650, HX750, and HX850 are the second gen.


There's evidence a new HX1050 might be coming out, made by CWT. Speculation is that it's a CWT PUC Silver, that is basically an updated version of the current HX1000. But we don't know for sure yet.
post #48 of 50
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No, HX450, HX520, HX620, and HX1000 were the first gen HX units. HX650, HX750, and HX850 are the second gen.


There's evidence a new HX1050 might be coming out, made by CWT. Speculation is that it's a CWT PUC Silver, that is basically an updated version of the current HX1000. But we don't know for sure yet.
HX520 & HX 620 came out first.
HX 1000 was launched a bit later.
HX 750 & HX 850 came out next (warranty bumped to 7 years so people would consider them more valuable than the TX 750 & TX 850)
HX 650 & HX 450 came out shortly after with the longer warranty
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post #49 of 50
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Depends. MSRP wise, Sparkle is cheaper by $40-50 (depending on the unit.) Sparkle also had some fantastic sales on PSU's in the past.

It's the same as the OCZ Z-Series Gold 1000w, I wouldn't touch it.
Tnx, no rep button for you, but ill give you

Interesting on the Geil/Thortech, I read JG gave it a good review.

Thus far, the ocz zx1250w is cheaper @ amazon & the egg. My TT is just a bit bulky for my needs.

Thanks Tator
Edited by wermad - 3/7/11 at 2:34pm
post #50 of 50
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Interesting on the Gelid/Thortech, I read JG gave it a good review.
That was a Thunderbolt Plus unit. They are a whole different monster. Based on a Phase Shift Full Bridge topology. No word on the OEM, but Solytech was a posibility.

Though GeIL/Thortech said in Taipei that the design is their own. While it's possible, it's unlikely.

The LLC Resonant Topology of the Sirfa design used by the normal Thunderbolt units is not even in the same league.
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