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Originally Posted by ocpokey View Post
As I seem prone to do I am going to recommend XFX;

http://www.axiontech.com/prdt.php?item=92041

Slightly cheaper than hx850 (out of stock most places sadly), slightly funnier looking, similar performance.
wow thats not bad at all. cheaper, modular, and its 80+silver. thank you for the reccomendation.

i know xfx is a good company too. they use seasonic in some of there psu's. I think this one is a seasonic if i remember right. Same inards as the hx850 right?
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post #12 of 21
It's a mediocre HEC unit that has extremely high ripple. I wouldn't touch it with someone elses 10 foot pole, let alone my own.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/..._supply_review
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post #13 of 21
Is there any chance that you could use a 750W and save even more money? I mean, what are you powering? What are the graphics cards going to be?
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post #14 of 21
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
wow thats not bad at all. cheaper, modular, and its 80+silver. thank you for the reccomendation.

i know xfx is a good company too. they use seasonic in some of there psu's. I think this one is a seasonic if i remember right. Same inards as the hx850 right?
XFX Black Edition is Seasonic M12D (really good). HX850 is CWT DSG (also really good, but completely unrelated).
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Is there any chance that you could use a 750W and save even more money? I mean, what are you powering? What are the graphics cards going to be?
you know i was just about to post the same question, then i refreshed the page
post #16 of 21
The new Xigmateks aren't bad at all. They are cheaper than the high end stuff, but overall quality is pretty good.
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post #17 of 21
Xigmatek makes good mousepads!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826993011

I use the darker one.
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The new Xigmateks aren't bad at all. They are cheaper than the high end stuff, but overall quality is pretty good.
Show us one review by someone who knows what they are doing and has the equipment to do a legitimate review of their latest HEC build units that says that and I'll reconsider. But so far the only review on that specific one shows it's a pretty bad unit.

Their older CWT built ones were fairly good, but they don't use that platform any longer.
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post #19 of 21
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
wow thats not bad at all. cheaper, modular, and its 80+silver. thank you for the reccomendation.

i know xfx is a good company too. they use seasonic in some of there psu's. I think this one is a seasonic if i remember right. Same inards as the hx850 right?
If you're dead set on 850-1k, that XFX 850 Black is a great way to go..definitely better than the one from OP
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Show us one review by someone who knows what they are doing and has the equipment to do a legitimate review of their latest HEC build units that says that and I'll reconsider. But so far the only review on that specific one shows it's a pretty bad unit.

Their older CWT built ones were fairly good, but they don't use that platform any longer.
Hey, way to jump on my ass. Do love when people do that.

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=213

Modular cable version^
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