A modular PSU just helps in better cable management.DigitalN00b wrote:will modular truely be needed?
Antec and Corsair have good PSUs. You can add Seasonic, PC Power & Cooling, Enermax to that list too.DigitalN00b wrote:I've researched Roswell, OCZ, Antec, Cool Master, and Corsair, but have also noticed a rediculous amount of bad reviews PSU's get.
If rebates are such a problem (they are for me), consider the price without the rebates.DigitalN00b wrote:"I didn't get my rebate" whine
DigitalN00b wrote:"I didn't get my rebate" whine"If rebates are such a problem (they are for me), consider the price without the rebates.
Here are some recommendations.
SeaSonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W - $80+$10
SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W (modular version) - $90
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W - $90
PC Power and Cooling Silencer MK III PPCMK3S600 600W - $80
Antec EarthWatts EA-650 650W - $90
OCZ ZS Series 650W - $90 (has a 10% off promotion currently)
paco wrote:None of those have the 4x 6pin PCI-E he'll need for 2x 6870's.
■500 Watt or greater power supply with two 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors recommended (600 Watt and four 6-pin connectors for AMD CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode)
DigitalN00b wrote:... I noticed this PSU is SLI ready, but not crossfire ready. Considering I plan to expand into a crossfire setup, should I not aim for PSU's that are crossfire ready?
DigitalN00b wrote:PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W - Crossfire ready & 7 yr warranty? This one has my attention. The reports of an average 2 yr lifespan worries me a tad though.
Starfalcon wrote:Yeah it seem PCP&C are not nearly as good as they used to be pre-OCZ. It is a shame too, looks like they are more living off the name than making sure quality is as good as it used to be.
druidcent wrote:Almost wish I had seen this thread before posting my own thread
On a slightly broader note, what is the difference between 1 12V rail and 2 12V rails?
mdk77777 wrote:Many wires and solder parts are going to fail before you burn down your house.
Sure it is more dangerous to have all the wattage available at once, but in practice, I have never heard of an actual incident. (fire, electrocution) attributed to a single verse multi-rail PSU.
druidcent wrote:Any pluses or minuses about this PSU?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 41018-L06B
Other than it's only an 80+ certified, and I'd need to send in the rebate form, getting it down to $50 seems like a good deal..
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