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Bestbuy sells a rocketfish high watt PSU that I have found out is not too bad. I mocked someone for mentioning it to me but I found out its a rebranded Huntkey unit that actually puts out the power it states and doesn't blow up. Im sure it will be cheaper than a corsair and it is still decent.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Rocketfi...;skuId=9362049
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Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
A modular PSU would be a waste of money IMO, and it also won't look as clean in my case. Non-modular = better airflow in NZXT Phantom

Although I do like the HX series, I don't want to spend more money than I have to for quality.
Its really not a waste even in that case... the higher quality psu you get the better you will be off. It is really not a waste of money either. This is your most important equipment in your computer. Do not skimp on it. The AX series is alot better then the HX.. I would get this one... http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Corsair+...&skuId=2193232
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post #13 of 17
The difference mainly: AX is the most efficient/fully modular. The HX modular/not the 24pin or 8pin. The TX non modular. And the TX is the loudest of the 3.
Edited by N3kko - 3/22/11 at 1:00pm
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Originally Posted by razorguy View Post
I'm confused. How does less cable clutter with a modular PSU amount to worse airflow and a messier case?
In the Phantom the PSU is turned upside-down so that non-modular psu's cables go directly into cable management without blocking airflow.
Modular psu's cables are on the entire backside, making more clutter on the bottom of the case.


I guess if 850 watts is enough I'll buy the Corsair 850TX V2.
I thought I might need more since the HD 5970 can use over 300 watts at stock.
    
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post #15 of 17
For the best bang for the buck, the TX850 V2 or its predocesspr TX850. Either one would do fine.
 
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For the best bang for the buck, the TX850 V2.
It will be enough for a 5970 + 58xx, correct?
The Amps look fine to me, and so does the wattage.
Anything that I would have to be worried about?
    
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post #17 of 17
No need to worry about anything the 850 v2 would work with those cards bud.

Just get it and you will be set!
Edited by N3kko - 3/22/11 at 1:15pm
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