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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Im currently running an Antec true power quattro 850w psu but im adding a second XFX 4890 gpu... The system requires 4x 6pin pci-e plugs for the twin gpu's... the Antec has only 2x6 pin plus an 8pin that converts to a 6 pin.... would this psu be a good choice? here
     
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    Yes that will work fine.
    Cant believe they dont have the 1000 watt like mine there.
     
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    sure they do here but im kinda on a budget
     
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    the Corsair 750hx also has the same wires as the 850.
     
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    yeah i hear ya but i need the extra amperage... 750hx is rated at 62amp and the 850hx is 70amp.... I made my mind up and got the single rail 850 corsair psu.. hell it was a bit cheaper than the 750 :D
     
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    saving $ on top stuff = FTW

    (wish I saw that before I got my 750, lol)
     
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    Yea...That is a pretty good deal. :toast:
     
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    yeah but i had to choose fed-ex ground for the items i bought... if i just got the 4890 it cost $9.99 air and have it in 1-2 buisness days but adding the psu they offered free ground when spending $300 or more so i had to take that :eek:

    http://img.techpowerup.org/090813/mee332.jpg
     
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    Hell better than Newegg.ca :laugh:
     
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    kmods how you like the 750? is it single rail also?
     
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    all the good Corsair PSs are single rail. The 620 says multi rail but its actually a single rail too (Corsair was just too cheap to change the stickers)
    I like single rails much more than multiple ones (simpler is better) and the 750HX is a beautiful made PS, im really happy with it.
    (it required very little work to improve as well)
     
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Well thanks for that MKmod! :toast:
    Sounds promising :D
    lol you have pix of your psu modded? I sense you do ;)
     
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    LOL, I REALLY modded the hell out of it.. here is a shot of the bottom
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    and here is a shot of the top
    [​IMG]

    I basically designed it to plug directly into the mobo
     
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