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Old September 11, 2010, 11:28 PM
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PSU has to be :

- fully modular
- 80+ certified (silver or gold better)
- at least 750W
- pre-sleeved cables are preferred
- sub 250$ (after PMed, b4 tax)

Right now I'm looking at the X-750 from Seasonic, the AX850 from Corsair and the Strider line-up.

From reading at JohnyGuru, I'm leaning towards the X-750.

Any suggestions, PSUs I should add to the list?

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Old September 11, 2010, 11:57 PM
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m12d when its on special(it was 99$ at ncix if memory serves right). some don't like the cable arrangement,thing, but its a great unit.
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Old September 12, 2010, 05:11 AM
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If you're going to buy real soon, get it at NCIX.
They have a $25 MIR until September 15th, but you get until October 15th to get it mailed. My experience with Seasonic MIR's have been extremely good since their rebate centre is in Ontario. But be warned they give you cheques in USD, make sure you don't get hit by a conversion fee at your bank.

PM it here. That makes it $155+taxes/shipping-$25MIR, pretty good for one of the best PSUs on the market.

Otherwise wait for another M12D/XFX750 sale.
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I use a silverstone strider plus 850W and I can't cmoplain of it. The seasonic X is also a dead nice monster. I have one on hand actually that I put in a friend system, playing with it a bite while waiting for the other part:P
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Old September 12, 2010, 08:46 AM
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PM it here. That makes it $155+taxes/shipping-$25MIR, pretty good for one of the best PSUs on the market.
You are a god my friend! How come Shopbot did not turn that up in my search result? I was on the fence but for that price I'll take it!

Used to have a M12D 750 .... I've always regretted letting it go in the system that I've sold, loved it more than my Corsair. Time to go back to my true love of PSUs!

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I've maintained a few systems concurrently over the past five years or so and the two Seasonic systems saw a very high load daily and never let me down while other brands did.
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