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Old February 7, 2009, 03:14 PM
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Default So my Corsair TX750W died...

And I was wondering if I should bother RMAing it (I can't, for the life of me, find the receipt ANYWHERE!) or just get a new one?

The reason being is because I'm going to be running this with my i7 build (I still have to post pics, sorry guys), and I'd like to be prepared down the road should I decide to CF my 4850, or get a 4870, or GTX 280, or GTX 295, or even a GT-300 GPU when they come out, and I'd like to be prepared.

I'm unfortunately a bit low on green right now (I just built an i7 rig!), so I haven't many options, but I can afford a 750W (same one probably), or modular 750W, or 850W even...anyone have any suggestions?
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Old February 7, 2009, 03:32 PM
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Well, the TX750 you had was pretty good, and selling for about $110 at NCIX after rebate:
NCIX.com - Buy Corsair TX750W 750W ATX 12V 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan - CMPSU-750TX In Canada.

If you want to try something else, this PC Power and Cooling PSU is excellent:
NCIX.com - Buy PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad CrossFire 750W ATX V2.2 EPS12 24PIN Active PFC Power Supply Red - S75CF In Canada.
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Old February 7, 2009, 04:06 PM
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Where did you buy it? NCIX? If you did, you should still be able to find your invoice. It should be laying around in somewhere in your account settings as long as it hasn't been more than a year.

If you don't feel like RMA'ing it though, I'll pay the shipping costs and take it off your hands.

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Old February 7, 2009, 05:10 PM
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Silencer!

Yeah, if you got it at NCIX.. click this link and log in:

https://secure.ncix.com/customersupp...rsupport&tab=2
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Old February 7, 2009, 05:43 PM
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750W is more than enough for anything out now and should have legroom for later. 1000W power supplies are for people who don't do research. The rig in my sig pulls about 300W through the wall under full load including 3D. I could comfortably run Crossfire with my 550W PSU as well. Don't get suckered into spending more, RMA what you got or replace it with something just like it.

PS: I have a Kill-A-Watt that I use for measurements. I would strongly suggest anyone that doesn't believe they are over-stating power requirements get one so they can see just how little wattage they are actually using.
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Old February 7, 2009, 05:50 PM
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Where did you buy it? NCIX? If you did, you should still be able to find your invoice. It should be laying around in somewhere in your account settings as long as it hasn't been more than a year.

If you don't feel like RMA'ing it though, I'll pay the shipping costs and take it off your hands.
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But yea, RMA it if you can. The TX750 can handle anything you throw at it today, unless you're running Quad SLI or something like that. Heck a year ago, Legit Reviews had a Corsair HX620 running 4870 X2 in Crossfire mode (2 4870 X2 GPUs). Their system never crashed, and it was pulling 791W from the wall. Corsair HX620W Power Supply Running 791W - Can't Break It!! : Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
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Old February 7, 2009, 06:20 PM
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Personally brand name and amperage on the 12v rail are the main things I look for in a PSU when I go shopping. Anything in the 500-800w range is plenty for my needs, and I think the OP is in the same boat as I am. Corsair has excellent rma support so I would give an rma a try with or without the reciept.

Buy a new psu and sell the returned unit when it comes back if you get the reciept. If you can't find it call them anyways and see what they can do. You unit is not beyond the warranty period, as it is warrantied for 5 years.
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Old February 8, 2009, 08:04 AM
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RMA it. Corsair is a top notch brand out there for PSU. I believe they have a Canadian branch here somewhere so RMA should not take too long.
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You don't need the receipt to RMA it with Corsair. I just RMAed my TX750 and they never asked for a receipt; you just need to pay one way shipping to Corsair in California and they'll send a replacement back.
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In CALIFORNIA?????

Then where did I hear that they had a Canadian outpost?
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