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post #1 of 50
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Starting a 2600k build. I'm looking to run multiple hard drives, water cooling, and two 580 video cards while oc. Is the OCZ Z Series Gold 1000W a good deal for 165 dollars?
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That's ok but I like these 2 PSU's better:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817116013
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182239
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post #3 of 50
Good deal? yep. Good PSU? Not necessarily. I'm no PSU guru (you might want to wait for his advice, his name's Phaedrus) but I've never heard anything good about OCZ psus. I've never heard anything bad either though. I hear really good things about Antec, SeaSonic and Corsair. Most people with high end PCs that I see around here invest in more expensive PSUs to ensure the safety of their other components.
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post #4 of 50
OCZ PSUs are mediocre not the best, not the worst.
The NZXT Hale is the best one listed so far.
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post #5 of 50
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I was looking at a Corsair one earlier but then I saw this one on sale. The NZXT looks pretty good and has a Gold rating as well.
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post #6 of 50
running tw0 580,s with multiple drives, i recomend this!!! ( dont sell yourself short)


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139014
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post #7 of 50
All 3 the OCZ z-series, NZXT Hale GOLD and Rosevill Lightning is based off the same and very very good Superflower Golden Green platform. I would choose the NZXT because of the 5 year warranty.

1000w is Overkill for your setup. ~850 is perfect.
Edited by Kasp1js - 3/19/11 at 12:17am
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post #8 of 50
Thread Starter 
The corsair looks good but pretty expensive haha
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NZXT Hale90
XFX Black Edition or Core edition 850w
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post #10 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by allikat View Post
OCZ PSUs are mediocre not the best, not the worst.
The NZXT Hale is the best one listed so far.
There are quite a few pretty good OCZ units.

@quickslvr4x4 1000w would be a waste for two GTX 580's. 850w is more than enough.
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