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post #21 of 35
Honestly the HX 850w is perfect for you. But if your heart is set on fully modular go with the AX850 which is $25 more at Newegg right now. You get the best of both worlds with that'n.

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post #22 of 35
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Originally Posted by obsidian86 View Post
Before you get the ax look into sparkle 1250.but honestly you only need 1000 watts for extreme clocks.the nzxt 1000 also a very good option
Don't read homophobic into this but when I read Sparkle on computer parts I think of this...





When really this is all that needs to be said...




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post #23 of 35
Another vote for the AX850 here.

I have an HX1000 with now with 2x 580s and I'm still not drawing ANYWHERE NEAR capacity. A quality 850W would be more than enough for you or me, and my 580s suck up way more power than your 6970s.
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post #24 of 35
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
Don't read homophobic into this but when I read Sparkle on computer parts I think of this...
lol but it looks pretty cool actually with its ominous purple


Edited by obsidian86 - 3/9/11 at 8:16am
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post #25 of 35
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Originally Posted by ceadderman View Post
honestly the hx 850w is perfect for you. But if your heart is set on fully modular go with the ax850 which is $25 more at newegg right now. You get the best of both worlds with that'n.

~ceadder
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post #26 of 35
Thread Starter 
Yeah I really like the AX850 and its crazy to hear that two HD6970's will be fine on that. I thought they drew around 300w under load. Thanks again for all the info guys.

Just a quick update. lets just make sure we are all on the same page.
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Edited by OPTI0N - 3/9/11 at 12:17pm
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post #27 of 35
AX850. It's output's got you covered and its fully modular design = perfection.
post #28 of 35
If you're gonna go for 850w then get the XFX BE 850 instead of the HX... they're pretty much identical in performance.
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post #29 of 35
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If you're gonna go for 850w then get the XFX BE 850 instead of the HX... they're pretty much identical in performance.
I wanted to say more but I'll leave it at

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post #30 of 35
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
I wanted to say more but I'll leave it at

~Ceadder
Uhh correct me if I'm wrong but I'm pretty sure he's right and it's cheaper so why not?
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