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Old October 16, 2008, 07:08 AM
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Default Which PSU for the EVGA E-GEFORCE 9800GTX+ SC (which I plan to OC)

I am looking at 2X possible PSU's for my new video card which is an EVGA E-GEFORCE 9800GTX+ SC (which I plan to OC) which I plan to OC (yes there are better cards but I was on a tight budget). Anyway, I was looking at the Corsair HX620W or the Silverstone Strider ST60F. Which one is better? If you have some of your own suggestions I would also take them into consideration. Just make shore the PUS is fully modular.
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Old October 16, 2008, 12:47 PM
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My vote goes for the Corsair unit, but only by a small margin. Both have fairly slow spinning fans and should stay quiet. The Silverstone's got 4 PCI-E plugs, although I'm not sure I'd be completely confident in it running two double-plugged GPU's in a sytem. For your purposes, shouldn't be any issue at all with either PSU.

JonnyGuru's review of the 750W version of the SS unit came out good, but there was excessive voltage ripple on the smaller rails. Also, there seems to be an older, four-rail version of the ST60F, which doesn't look good at all. Probably not around anymore, unless you're thinking of grabbing one used. The newer ones are dual-rail.
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Old October 16, 2008, 12:53 PM
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My preference would also be for the Corsair unit if I were buying it for myself.
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Old October 16, 2008, 01:30 PM
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did you realy need modulair? if not take a corsair 650 or a 750(for futur sli) the 2 will be cheaper than the 620

my bad loll i finised read the fist post after posting
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Old November 28, 2008, 05:16 PM
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I am currently using 2 Corsair units, an HX620 and HX520 and I am happy with the results. They are well built PSU and decently quite.

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