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Thanks for the advice thus far everyone! The only thing I don't like about the XFX is the green color scheme, I may end up getting a different PSU just because of that.

Also, general PSU question here, forgive me if this is noobish but: If I'm mounting the PSU in the bottom of a HAF 922, do I mount the fan face up or face down? I've heard both, but mounting it face down kind of scares me because I have a lot of dogs and my floor gathers fur and dust quite quickly.
It doesn't really matter. If you're concerned about dust accumulation, then mount it with the fan facing up. It is ideal to have it facing down since it can then suck in cooler air from outside your case, but it won't make a huge difference if your case has good airflow to begin with.
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Dammit, I've mislead many people and I've never been corrected. Well, I guess it's better late than never.
I wouldn't worry about it, they're still pretty solid units.
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It doesn't really matter. If you're concerned about dust accumulation, then mount it with the fan facing up. It is ideal to have it facing down since it can then suck in cooler air from outside your case, but it won't make a huge difference if your case has good airflow to begin with.
It's a HAF 922 with a front intake fan, side intake fan, top exhaust and back exhaust fans, so the airflow should be pretty good I would imagine.
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It's a HAF 922 with a front intake fan, side intake fan, top exhaust and back exhaust fans, so the airflow should be pretty good I would imagine.
Yeah it shouldn't make much of a difference. I own the XFX 750 BE PSU... I couldn't be happier for the price really.. I also have it Face Down because the Corsair case actually has a screen filter under the case for that purpose lol
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I wouldn't worry about it, they're still pretty solid units.
Thank you!

Well hey - at least I won't be telling people that they're using SeaSonic internals anymore!
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with the help of the OCN fellow mates i bought a Silverstone Strider Plus ST75F-P 750W before 2 weeks. I am really really satisfied with it..Great efficiency and performance, FULL modularity(even the 24pin and ATX cables), come with black sharp-looking colour, come with many sata,pci-e,molex cables and the cables are all long enough to reach any place in your case and this will make your cable management even better, cause u can reach any place to hide them. I remember my previous psu that i had on my previous case had to be on the top in every case cause the 24pin and 4pin ATX cables were like 10cm, so when i got the CM 690 II adv, which was my first psu with the PSU slot on the bottom i had to extend the cables myself..looked really ugly...
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post #37 of 40
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You received poor advice then
Don't misunderstand me -- Corsair units are all at least OK, and they do have some of the best units available, but there are often far better values to be had from other brands.
Indeed. Fanboysims is coolz .
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It's not just about the brands; instead, it's about the specific units from each brand and/or manufacturer. There are way too many people here on OCN right now who just make generic recommendations like, "You can't go wrong if you go with this brand or that brand!".
Exactly. Pisses me off .

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Or OCZ: I don't even consider them when I make my personal recommendations.
Hey now, I'm on an OCZ PSU right now, 1055t @ 4ghz with a really good OC on my 6850. Don't you dare say anything about Ocz !

Anyways it's funny cause their are a couple posts refereing to what I was referring to at the beginning of this post .
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with the help of the OCN fellow mates i bought a Silverstone Strider Plus ST75F-P 750W before 2 weeks. I am really really satisfied with it..Great efficiency and performance, FULL modularity(even the 24pin and ATX cables), come with black sharp-looking colour, come with many sata,pci-e,molex cables and the cables are all long enough to reach any place in your case and this will make your cable management even better, cause u can reach any place to hide them. I remember my previous psu that i had on my previous case had to be on the top in every case cause the 24pin and 4pin ATX cables were like 10cm, so when i got the CM 690 II adv, which was my first psu with the PSU slot on the bottom i had to extend the cables myself..looked really ugly...
With all the choices we were looking at, why did you go with that one?

I mean, the ST75F-P's +12V wattage capacity is only 720W (60A). For comparison, here's the +12V wattage capacity of the other PSUs we were looking at:
  • TX750 V2: 744W (62A)
  • XFX 750 Black Edition: 744W (62A)
  • Antec TP-750: 744W (62A)
  • Antec HCG-750: 750W (62.5A), but this sounds fishy to me
  • PC Power & Cooling 750W Silencer Mk II: 748W (62.4A), however their PSUs aren't as good as they used to be

Although, at least you have completely full modularity. I guess that's cool...
Edited by TwoCables - 4/6/11 at 9:38pm
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post #39 of 40
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With all the choices we were looking at, why did you go with that one?

I mean, the ST75F-P's +12V wattage capacity is only 720W (60A). For comparison, here's the +12V wattage capacity of the other PSUs we were looking at:
  • TX750 V2: 744W (62A)
  • XFX 750 Black Edition: 744W (62A)
  • Antec TP-750: 744W (62A)
  • Antec HCG-750: 750W (62.5A), but this sounds fishy to me
  • PC Power & Cooling 750W Silencer Mk II: 748W (62.4A), however their PSUs aren't as good as they used to be

Although, at least you have completely full modularity. I guess that's cool...
Actually i didnt pick it from the list. I dont know much about PSUs but i thought i could recommend this guy my PSU as i am satisfied with it. Plus it's also affordable. No idea about all the others u mentioned though :-P




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Actually i didnt pick it from the list. I dont know much about PSUs but i thought i could recommend this guy my PSU as i am satisfied with it. Plus it's also affordable. No idea about all the others u mentioned though :-P




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