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OK guys as the title states...i want to upgrade from my crap PSU and i have been seeing kingwin psu's for good prices and i have also seen the reviews on HardOCP and they say that it is an excellent psu.

But i want to know does anyone actually have one and how does it work?

Also i was looking to go for a 1000w psu....is this to much? More than likely i will be buying 2 gpus in the coming months....dual 6970's maybe
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Indeed. I've always wondered this, thanks for making this thread.
I have a friend using a Kingwin PSU, from what I've heard from him, it's pretty good.
I think I might try that next than this crap I have here.
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Some people say 1000w is more than enough some say it's overkill, i just don't know...i was looking at a corsair 850watt unit as well.
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the name on the side of the box matters far less then who actually constructed it. If legit third party reviewers say it is a good unit then it is.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by amd-dude View Post
Some people say 1000w is more than enough some say it's overkill, i just don't know...i was looking at a corsair 850watt unit as well.
Just remember, Corsair isn't the only good brand in making PSUs.
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But do u think that a 1000w is too much...again the kingwin price is good i think the unit i was looking at was like $150 and a similarly priced antec was a 750 or 850watt
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Quote:
Originally Posted by amd-dude View Post
But do u think that a 1000w is too much...again the kingwin price is good i think the unit i was looking at was like $150 and a similarly priced antec was a 750 or 850watt
A 1000watts should cut it just fine for 2x6970.
Correct me if I'm wrong guys.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by amd-dude View Post
Some people say 1000w is more than enough some say it's overkill, i just don't know...i was looking at a corsair 850watt unit as well.
Well I suppose it is, a nice 750w psu would leave enough room for as much overclocking as you want.
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post #9 of 30
Depends on the unit.

Kingwin ABT = Eh, so-so
Kingwin Lazer = Pretty solid
Kingwin Lazer Gold = Veeeerrry nice
Kingwin Lazer Platinum = Some of the best on the market at the moment
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I;m current using the Kingwin Lazer 850w for about a year now. No problems.
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