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Old June 23, 2008, 06:01 PM
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Default Silverstone Zeus 750W

Does anyone know anything about this PSU? I need a new psu for a quadcore system, hopefully something that will last me a few years.

Silverstone Zeus ST75ZF 750W ATX12V 24PIN Power Supply W/80MM Fan Active PFC Quad SLI Certified - DirectCanada
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Old June 23, 2008, 09:14 PM
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The Zeus line has awesome build quality, not modular though, and you may want to verify that new revs included 8-pin pcie connectors.

I've got the 750watt model powering my current system, I haven't had any problems with it, so I don't have much of note to say about it.
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Old June 24, 2008, 05:00 AM
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http://img.directcanada.com/images/S...-ST75ZF_ca.jpg

Eight pin PCIE connectors? I thought PCIE connectors were six pin? Will I be able to use that to power a 8800GT?
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Old June 24, 2008, 06:26 AM
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Some new cards take an 8-pin connector as well as a 6-pin (9800 GTX, 9800 GX2 and GTX280 for nvidia).

The Zeus model has had a few revisions, with updated wiring, and with the wires swapped around to different rails, if you want specifics about the model they have in stock now, I'd contact directcanada/ncix directly.
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Old June 24, 2008, 12:01 PM
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Why not the Corsair TX 750W? That's the best 750W PSU out there to my knowledge...
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Old June 24, 2008, 01:41 PM
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I have a Corsair TX 750W on order and it's not going to be in stock for a few weeks,so I thought seeing how I haven't had my main rig up and running for closing on two months now I'd just go with this PSU.

Whats up with these pci connectors the 8 pin one will still run a 8800gt card right?
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The 8 pin connectors are for some of the larger more power hungry cards, like the GTX 280, which uses one 6 pin and one 8 pin. The 8800 GT's only use the 6 pin connectors, which according to the picture you have 2, I believe.
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My Zeus is 100% modular, but I don't know if that applies to all models in the line.
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Old June 24, 2008, 03:22 PM
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Anyone have any other opinions on any good psu's in the price range $100 -$150

what about these two PSU's

Coolermaster Real Power 750W
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...e=COOLERMASTER

PC Cooling and Silencer 750 Quad
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...%20&%20Cooling

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The PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 is a great PSU, but unfortunately not modular. Depends what you want.
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