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Old September 29, 2012, 08:41 AM
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i don't think that it would use 850 watts,just buy a quality one ,and maybe it will load it to 700-750W,my estimation...
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Old October 1, 2012, 06:11 PM
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My PC Power & Cooling 950 MK II Blew UP big time ,it was louder then a shotgun and lit my room in the dark.
Wow! That sounds like it woulda been quite a wtf?! moment.
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Old December 9, 2012, 12:49 PM
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Well I did not know when I was going to get my PC Power&Cooling 950watt back from the RMA,so I went looking for a Good 850watt power supply and bought a XFX PRO 850 watts which it is has a silver rateing also and from all the reviews I look at says it is a great power supply made by seasonicand the voltage ripple is like 26mv and my PCpower&Cooling 950watt was all over the place,Now I have both of them ,I do like that the XFX is semi modular and it seems to be a better power supply then the PP&C one .I thought abought sending it back ,but since I have never had a power supply blow up on me ,I am kind of worried useing the PC&C 950 watt.I think I am going to use the XFX 850watt since it has plenty of power to run my system and even tho they are both silver rated the XFX just is a Better maid power supply.The reason I don't want to use my Cooler Master 1100watt is because it was in the house fire and burnt the cord off and it has a wired connection for the power cord and I had to rig on up to make it work.Plus when I overclock everthing I am haveing a lot of BSOD,so I am thinking this power supply might be on it's last leg.
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Old December 9, 2012, 02:58 PM
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The xfx is a great power supply. You could always rma the pcp&c and then sell it off.
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Old December 10, 2012, 10:38 PM
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I did RMA it and they sent me a recondition one and said it had a 90 day warranty.The thing smells like smoke ,I would be scared to use it.It had a 7 year warranty and now it has a 90 day warranty,They could at least put it back in the orignal box,instead of a 750watt silencer box.I thought that you could return it again if it blows up again after 90 days.
I want be useing it anyway but I thought you could RMA it agin if it blows up again.
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Old December 22, 2012, 01:13 PM
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I thought when you bought a product and it had a 7 year warranty ,that meant 7 years no manner how many times it went bad.I called and complained that I bought a new PC Power&Cooling 950watt MKII and they sent me a recondition one back with just a ninety day warranty.She said I had three months on that one .I asked her what happen to the 7 years,she said she thought that one was being discontinued and I had used my warranty already.
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Posting here instead of opening a new thread - Will a Seasonic 860 platinum run and I7 3820 with 2 7970 Lightnings? Just confirming what I've said to a friend of mine..
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Old January 11, 2013, 03:37 PM
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It should, I ran a 2600k @ 4.8ghz with a pair of twinfrozer ii gtx 470s in sli on an earthwatts 750w psu without a hitch. Given that the seasonic is a much better psu and the 7970s are much more power efficient cards I dont forsee any issues.
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Old January 18, 2013, 10:41 AM
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It should but seasonic has a 1050watt Gold modular that has 87amps on the 12v rail for the same price as the 860watt platium wich has 71 amps.You are really just paying that extra for 2% extra on the effenciency.This way you don't have to worry incase you upgrade to something that needs more power.
Newegg.com - SeaSonic X-SERIES X-1050 1050W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply They have both of them for the same price $199 and it is a seasonic so you know it is a good brand. Two HD7970 lightings should draw around 410watts before overclocking and a i7-3820 draws around 225watts when overclocked to 4.6gigs and 184watts at default.So that is around 635 watts and add all the other stuff you have dawing off the 12v rail.It looks like a 860watts should be plenty.
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