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post #21 of 58
Just to double-check -- can I ask why you're getting a 850W unit though? I don't know the setup you're building but you might not need anywhere near 850W depending on the parts you're getting.
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No, the Corsair HX850, while it is as good as the AX850, it is +80 Silver rated since it was a bit on the limit for being +80 Gold rated, but can still be considered a +80 Gold PSU, so you're kinda right after all
the hx 850 is rated as gold but 80 plus test at 25 c

irrc the hx850 could hold its gold rating till over 30c ambient

but it didn hold gold till 50c so corsair rated it silver
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the hx 850 is rated as gold but 80 plus test at 25 c

irrc the hx850 could hold its gold rating till over 30c ambient

but it didn hold gold till 50c so corsair rated it silver
True, and that's what I meant

It is basically a +80 Gold PSU but it was rated +80 Silver as it couldn't hold the Gold on higher ambient temps, that's what I meant (Maybe my English got confusing, sorry! ).

But yeah, both PSU's are great!
    
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Firstly a few doa reviews is nothing to be alarmed by all the corsair psu's I've had are solid.

As for the 850 what kind of rig are you planning to run on it? 850 is really a pretty damn big psu. unless you are looking at 3 way gpu's I would suggest dropping to a 650-750w and put the extra money into quality or some other parts.
http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=23290688

My build, Later down the line i will be getting another 570 fermi. And 850 will last for a while!

Thank you everyone for your replies!
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I recommend you don't waste your money on the WD1002FAEX hard drive, it offers no benefit whatsoever over a cheaper SATA 3 Gbps drive such as a Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB or even a WD Caviar Black 1 TB. Hard drives can't even get close to using more than a small fraction of the bandwidth offered by SATA 3 Gbps, so paying more for a SATA 6 Gbps drive is just not worth it.
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http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=23290688

My build, Later down the line i will be getting another 570 fermi. And 850 will last for a while!

Thank you everyone for your replies!
Very solid gaming PC, only thing I would change is the Hard Drive for a Caviar Black instead, it is not worth the extra cash, like Shub said, the rest of the PC is perfect
    
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post #28 of 58
Well, performance gain is not worth it, it's just none.

You'll be as good with that Caviar Black

Now order it all and enjoy your new awesome rig!
    
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post #29 of 58
My point was that the Samsung SpinPoint F3 is over $25 cheaper and offers the same level of performance: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152185 -- Caviar Black drives are good but a bit overpriced
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You deserve rep, Making solid points. Thank you

Damnit, First my noctua and my mobo were out of stock, now mobo in stock, and now my blu ray is out of stock arg!
Edited by M3thodAngel - 4/12/11 at 1:56pm
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