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Originally Posted by BrownMasterV;13127746 
HX850 is quite a bit cheaper than the AX850...are they equal or close in quality?
The HX850 has a lot more customer reviews on it and a higher rating, too
With PSU's of this caliber, we're actually just splitting hairs. So I say go for the HX850!
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post #52 of 56
I've seen many complaints about the AX850 doing annoying electric noise (Also known as squealing noise).

This happens in many ot her PSU's, but the AX850's seem to have many with that issue, or at least, I've seen many complaining about them (AX750 and AX850 specially).

So I'd go for the HX850, it's just as good and cheaper
    
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post #53 of 56
Thread Starter 
I feel dumb asking this, but I just want to make completely sure:
The HX850 is compatible with my motherboard, right?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130583
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BrownMasterV View Post
I feel dumb asking this, but I just want to make completely sure:
The HX850 is compatible with my motherboard, right?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130583
Yes.
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ATX is compatible with ATX.
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post #56 of 56
Get the HX850 or the XFX 850..
I have had my HX850 for a while.. I had to RMA the first.. for something I don't know.*it happened when I used it to leak test.
Anyways.. Corsairs CS is great.
Another thing.. 850 watts will power any 2nd tier SLI GPU set up, with a good overclocked cpu as well.. and lots of fans.. haha...
I had SLI GTX 260's and the HX was great!!
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