Help me choose between 1 of these power supplies

In reality it would be nice to be somewhat future proof. I never worry about being able to SLI cards like the 590 bcs I will never buy them. In all practicality all I really need it to do is run a single GTX 480. (Can you believe that a good friend just gave me the card??)

Listed below. Keep in mind that I prefer to spend as little as possible...

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  1. All the Corsairs are good but also consider this

    Its an excellent unit

    XFX P1-750B-NLG9 Black Edition 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
  2. Or even the slightly older but cheaper unit

    XFX Core Edition PRO750W (P1-750S-CAB9) 750W ATX12V v2.2 & ESP12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
  3. If you're just running a 480, a decent 600 watt will be fine.
  4. Those look great but are above my price ceiling. I am really considering the following 3...

    Should they be able to run any single card without worry? Honestly this will prob be my last graphics card upgrade on this machine since I'm running a q6600 with DDR2 RAM. After the 480 my CPU becomes a bottleneck. Unless I OC of course (to 3ghz at most).

    Would it really be worth the $20 + for one of the other two that I listed above?

  5. Never mind. I got it... Why are they bad? The ratings for them were good. Also, my current PSU is a 700W so I don't want to downgrade.
  6. Thank you for that info. Well, that leaves the other 3. I want to stay at around 750W with ~ 60 amps per +12v rail (only need 1 because I never plan on doing SLI)
  7. Sry. which of the above would you recommend?

  8. CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2
  9. Well I like that you recommend the cheapest of the 3. Would you not worry that it's not SLI certified? Also, you don't think it would be worth it to pay the $15 extra for the thermaltake that has 100 extra watts and 9 extra amps?

    I was really thinking of the TX750 VS

  10. First off the V2 is the newer more efficient version of the TX750.
    SLI certified means nothing=companies have to pay for the label
    Anything below Thermaltake's Toughpower XT series is of questionable quality.
  11. What about this...? The TX750 went back up to $95. I was presented this card...

    After the 15% off and $25 rebate, this PSU only costs ~$7 more and gives 200 more W and has 83 Volts on the +12v Rail. It also comes with a 7 year warranty.

    I have had some people tell me that PC Power and Cooling was an exceptional brand

    Thanks and tell me what you think
  12. Yes they are supposed to be very good inded, but on a personal note ive had 2 from that firm ive had to RMA after 6months to a year so now im with xfx, and i love them.
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