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August 8, 2010 12:31:07 PM

Hey guys, I'm undecided on the following:
1. Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1000W
2. CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-1000HX 1000W


Now I see there's
3. Huntkey X7 900W

that is really cheap.

Specs to run:
MSI 890FXA-GD70
AMD X6 1090T
OCZ 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1666MHz (will be getting another 4GB next month)
60GB SSD
150GB Raptor 10k rpm
WD 1TB 7200rpm
2 x HD5870 Crossfire (will be getting another 5870 for trifire later stage)

Also what do you guys think about the case:
4. Cooler Master HAF 922

Will all the components above fit in the case?

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a b ) Power supply
August 8, 2010 12:37:00 PM

Both power supplies are great, but the Corsair 1000HX is as close as perfect a power supply can get. I would personally go with the Corsair clear cut winner for me.

The HAF 922 is a great case plenty of room and tons of cooling a bit loud but still a great case.
August 8, 2010 12:40:13 PM

Thanks, so I should stay away from the Huntkey X7 900W
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August 8, 2010 1:17:18 PM

slightly off topic, but... don't you think a 1000 watt power supply is a little over kill for two video cards? A good quality 700 to 750w psu should handle that setup no problem.
August 8, 2010 1:20:30 PM

yes, for now it's overkill. But I will be getting another 5870 for trifire later stage. That's why the Huntkey 900W seems perfect. But i'm still weary about it compared to top brands.
August 8, 2010 2:05:41 PM

Oh my bad missed that when I first read it. I would go with a tier 2 rated power supply. They are all pretty close in build quality, just make sure they provide sufficient amps per rail etc. Because tri fire will draw quite a bit of power.
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