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Need Advice on High End PSU !

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November 26, 2009 9:39:01 PM

Hi guys

i had just finished building my new system and plugged it in and bang PSU gone to PSU heaven :cry:  my old PSU was a OCZ 1010 and had lasted like 3 years more. my system specs are

Intel I7 975 extreme (stock cooling )
asus rampage 2 extreme
6GB corsair dominator 8-8-8-24
6 x WD raptor 10K raid 0
3 x GTX 285 TRI SLI

i also have a touch screen fan controller about 5 120 mil fans the pci-e sound card that came with my mobo i have done a quick PSU calc and im getting around the 915 watts does this sound about right and i would really appricate some PSU options as i will go and get one tomorrow

Many Thanks

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November 26, 2009 9:54:36 PM

JohnnyLucky said:
Corsair HX1000

Corsair has a reputation for high quality power supplies. They consistently earn high marks in technical reviews. They are reliable, stable, and come with a 5 year warranty.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Here is a link to a technical review:

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=...

I prefer single rail PSUs

I'd go with a Corsair 950TX http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


If you were going to go all out I'd go with the PC Power&Cooling Turbo-Cool 1200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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November 26, 2009 9:57:48 PM

jeep11 - If I remember correctly just about all of the high quality power supplies rated at 1000 watts and above have genuine multiple rails.
November 26, 2009 10:00:02 PM

both look good and both being corsair i will go to the hardware shop tomorrow and go with 1 of them whats the difference of a single rail and muliple rails ?
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