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post #1 of 21
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Well I need to upgrade this POS 750W I have before I regret it.. Cant bash it too much it has served me well, but I feel its being pushed more than I'd like for a PSU...

Currently I can afford about $120 including tax & shipping..
Was looking at the Rosewill Xtreme Series 850W, its $99 on newegg.
Also noticed the Thermaltake Black Widow 850W Modular $109 after promo code.

I like the TT cause its modular, but didnt find any good reviews of it.
The Rosewill is on jonnyguru rated as an 8.5, and I know he is pretty thorough in his PSU reviews..

Saw the Tuniq Ripper PSU-RIP1000W-BK for the same price as the Black Widow as well... Doubt I "need" 1000W, but that hasnt deterred me yet in PC building

So just seeing what everyone's take is on this. Would like to get at least 850W, on a bit of a budget right now cause I am also buying a new case this week which is needed...
Edited by 10acjed - 4/1/11 at 8:41pm
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post #2 of 21
Are you sure you need a 850W PSU? With your system specs it doesnt look like you need that much wattage. You could go lower wattage rating and get a better quality psu.
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post #3 of 21
If you insist on an 850 unit, look at something like the XFX XXX Black Edition 850. Rebranded Seasonic PSU and a great unit.

Like the above poster said, you can run on significantly less wattage than that, so if you are willing to go lower we can make some other recommendations as well.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-001-_-Product
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...tory5&reid=165

Edit for good resources for you:
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-supplies.html
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-database.html
Edited by BlahBlahBlah - 3/28/11 at 8:02am
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post #4 of 21
Thread Starter 
I figure 850W that doesnt struggle & runs cool is good, even if its overkill...

If I dont need 850W, I would do 750... Just dont want to be limited on what I can do...
Edited by 10acjed - 3/28/11 at 8:03am
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post #5 of 21
Corsair AX850? The fan won't probably even spin with ur wattage, well... If it does you can't hear it. 80+Gold, runs perfect etc.
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post #6 of 21
Yeah, you should read through those links BlahBlah posted. I read through many PSU threads lately and just got a Seasonic unit. Quality matters, if you get a good quality PSU, it wont struggle giving your pc power. It will be good cleaner more stable power.
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post #7 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Antsu View Post
Corsair AX850? The fan won't probably even spin with ur wattage, well... If it does you can't hear it. 80+Gold, runs perfect etc.
The fan spins when a certain temperature is reached not wattage.
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post #8 of 21
I can also vouch for the XFX BE Power supplies. I've been using this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207003
for over a year now and it is ROCK SOLID! I couldn't be happier.

Prices
129$
110$ after rebate

Seems to be around your price range, and I run a similar PC as you.

Hope this helps
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by KrenKO View Post
I can also vouch for the XFX BE Power supplies. I've been using this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207003
for over a year now and it is ROCK SOLID! I couldn't be happier.

Prices
129$
110$ after rebate

Seems to be around your price range, and I run a similar PC as you.

Hope this helps
This is also a brilliant unit if you want to go 750..again it's up to you in the end. 750 will easily run what you have, but if you decide to build some kind of hardcore enthusiast PC down the road, it may become an issue, but on the other hand, if you're throwing money to the wind down the road you can throw money at a PSU
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post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ragsters View Post
The fan spins when a certain temperature is reached not wattage.
The fan spins when a certain temperature is reached when a certain wattage is reached
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