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Hey guys ive got almost everything for my computer except for a psu and gpu. I running a i5 2500k with 1 128ssd drive, one 1tb hd, dvd rom, 4gbs ram, noctua nh-d14. I was looking for a psu thats at least 850 cause im planning on getting a gtx 570 and sli it in the future. Anyone knows of any good deals so i can pull the trigger on it. Im looking on newegg and it seems like ill be paying for almost full price on the evga. thanks
post #2 of 14
What's your budget for both items?


EDIT:



For $449.98 you can get a Corsair TX 850 V2 and an MSI GTX 570 ($40 off with VGAUYK125)
Free shipping on both.
Edited by PowerTrip - 3/21/11 at 12:41pm
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What's your budget for both items?


EDIT:



For $449.98 you can get a Corsair TX 850 V2 and an MSI GTX 570 ($40 off with VGAUYK125)
Free shipping on both.
Hows the msi card compare to say evga. i was looking at the msi one before and found that some ppl experienced shooting lines. do you know anything about that?
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I'm sure if those people bought the EVGA one they would have the same thing happen, Lots of noobs on newegg.
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You don't need a 850w for 570 sli, a 750w would be fine.
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well if the price difference is like 30 wouldnt it be a better buy to get the 850 for future proof
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You don't need a 850w for 570 sli, a 750w would be fine.
This!

I just doubled checked myself in another thread i started. Seasonic x750 enough?


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well if the price difference is like 30 wouldnt it be a better buy to get the 850 for future proof
While $30 might not be much, every bit you save now, can be added to something else or a future build.

imo, realistically ask yourself when do you think you'll upgrade from the hardware you buy now? 3-5 years? it may be time to purchase a new psu by then anyways?
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post #8 of 14
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your seasonic x750 is priced 159.99 plus 5.99 shipping on newegg. the corsair 850tx is 119.99 after mir and free shipping. are you getting it somewhere else for cheaper
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Hows the msi card compare to say evga. i was looking at the msi one before and found that some ppl experienced shooting lines. do you know anything about that?
dont take newegg reviews to seriously...

Pros - its awesome! runs everything at 100FPS all maxed settings and dosnt get hot even under load!!!! OMG I LOVE IT!!!

Cons- it was expensive and its red, i dont like red. -2 eggs.
    
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your seasonic x750 is priced 159.99 plus 5.99 shipping on newegg. the corsair 850tx is 119.99 after mir and free shipping. are you getting it somewhere else for cheaper
oh thats different, if its on sale/rebate then by all means grab it up

I also purchased mine when it was on sale
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