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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    You're right it is an exception, I am just rather annoyed that most people throw out blanket statements claiming what I'm saying is wrong when all along all I wanted was some solid recommendations. I just tried to give an example but I think a lot of people saw it as a generalization which obviously isn't true because it varies not just from manufacturer to manufacture but even series to series. Awesome, thanks. I haven't heard much bad at all about Corsair RMi/RMx and I'm sure the same goes for most of the higher end Seasonic units too
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    I'm very sorry you wasted your time writing such a long post. I have made it abundantly clear SEVERAL times that the example I gave was comparing the RM850X and RM550X so go look at the datasheet and tell me that the RM850X is louder under the same load as the RM550X and also go tell me that the datasheet doesn't have a graph clearly showing that fan rpm and noise is related to power consumption. In general you may very well be right but in this topic you just wasted a whole bunch of time with things that have already been clarified. I also said "This thread is very quickly getting out of hand. I asked for recommendations on 850W PSUs and instead multiple people are now discussing whether $20 for 200W, lower acoustics and slightly higher efficiency is worth it. I'll happily take any recommendations for 750W and 850W PSUs and all pieces of personal experiences or reviews of PSUs but beyond that can we save everything else for another thread please."
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    Australia and $229
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    Australia Silent while idle, quiet while under load. I'd prefer a psu that is quieter than the EVGA G3. Modular, preferably with nice black cables Don't really have one. Anything over $250 would have to provide something quite special imo.
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    This thread is very quickly getting out of hand. I asked for recommendations on 850W PSUs and instead multiple people are now discussing whether $20 for 200W, lower acoustics and slightly higher efficiency is worth it. I'll happily take any recommendations for 750W and 850W PSUs and all pieces of personal experiences or reviews of PSUs but beyond that can we save everything else for another thread please.
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    No not yet, not sure if I have the PSU or proof or purchase still but I will look! While this is definitely true in some cases, the RM850X is only $20 more than the RM650X so to me that's quite negligible. Yeah I am not overly concerned I just don't really see a downside to paying $20 extra for a PSU that I will absolutely never had to worry about hitting power limit, gives me the option to upgrade CPU or add a second GPU or even move over to X299. Look online at pretty much any 8700K running at 5GHz with a 980Ti, 1080 or 1080Ti with an OC also and it's very common to hit 500W from the wall. There is nowhere near me where I can get a DPP 11 550W or Whisper M but comparing the prices RM850X - $185 RM650i - $189 (RM650X - $165) DPP 11 850W - $299 (unfortunately only store that sells be quiet! locally only has 850,1000 and 1200W) On some PSUs, yes. On the RMX series, no. Check the datasheet. Yes that RMX and Focus series do go single rail but in reality this really is by no realistic standards less safe.
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    Not sure if you realised but this actually proved my point even more. Using a 550W PSU on a system that can draw 500W under loads puts it above 80% Well on the RMX datasheet the fan curve is based on power draw and in not operational until 40% load so I'm not sure why you call this "BS"? Can you elaborate? Also at peak power consumption the RM550X and RM850X PSUs are both 25dB and at 550W the RM550X is 21dB whereas the RM850X is 15dB. While I do appreciate your input, there is no need to be aggressive and makes claims that aren't true. I took everything off the datasheet I was looking at. If you have a PSU that is different then that is fantastic but as I said, that example was based on the RM850X
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    It's closer to 450-500W of power draw and a few reasons. Looking at the RM850X as an example: 1. Power supply is at highest efficiency between ~45-75% efficiency (382-637W) and using a 500W system on a 550W power supply puts it at the absolute minimum point of power efficiency. 2. The PSU is fanless up until 340W and rapidly ramps up above 70% usage (595W) so again using it on a 550W PSU produces significantly more noise 3. A lot of PSUs after about 750W start to use higher quality components than the lower wattage units. 4. Higher wattage PSUs tend to have more connectors if I chose to add components in the future. It's a common mindset to go for a "just enough" PSU and I've never understood why. It's less efficient, louder and only very slightly cheaper
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    Looking for 6 140mm case fans

    Both of those pieces of info are great thank you! So a higher SP fan like the Corsair ML140 would be a good choice? I may try out the 3 fans that come with it or just buy 3 additional instead of 6. I'll have a think about it.
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    Best 850W PSU currently?

    Glad to hear! A lot of owners of RMi/RMX seem to swear by them. i7-8700K @ 5Ghz on all cores, 32GB DDR4 @3600Mhz, GTX980 Ti Nothing too exciting and 850W is definitely overkill but I prefer the extra headroom
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    Looking for 6 140mm case fans

    That's why I said in my location haha. I'm from Australia and this is in AUD, I just provided the costs so people could see the prices relative to each other.
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    Looking for 6 140mm case fans

    Hey guys, I'm about to purchase a Phanteks Evolv X and looking for 6 140mm fans to put in the case (1 Rear, 3 Front, 2 Top with a 280mm rad). Noctua's have been insanely well regarded for a long time but it seems recently the competition has stepped up significantly. I don't care about LEDs or RGB. I'd like relatively quiet (doesn't have to be silent) fans with a good PWM range. Some of the current fans I'm looking at with their pricing in my location are: Corsair ML140 2-Pack ($45/$22.50 ea) Corsair ML140 PRO ($35) Noctua 140mm range from $38-$45 ea depending on model be quiet! Silent Wings 3 ($29) Happy to consider all options!
  13. Hey guys, I'm looking for a new PSU. I had a Seasonic 1000W Platinum one from 2012-2017 that died and replaced it with a 650W EVGA G3 as a temp solution because it was highly regarded and quite cheap at the time. The G3 I have is producing quite a bit of coil whine and I've had a few power issues. I was just wondering which PSUs are currently the best? While 850W may be overkill, I think I'll be going with a regardless. Some of the options I'm currently considering are: Corsair RM850X V2 Seasonic 850W Focus Plus I'm open to other suggestions and would love to hear personal feedback on things like acoustics, coil whine and power stability.
  14. Hey guys at the moment I'm using my old Ducky Shine 2 with Cherry Blacks because I've recently taken in my Corsair K70 RGB (Original one with tramp stamp logo) in for an RMA because a bond of LEDs on it were failing. It was the Cherry Brown version and it looks like I'll just be getting a straight up refund because they only stock the Reds now and no longer Browns. So I was wondering what I should purchase? I'm definitely looking to get MX Browns again At the moment the list looks this this Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro L Logitech G610 Logitech G710+ Corsair K95 RGB I didn't mind my K70 but I'd say the build quality way fairly average and I guess I wasn't as big a fan of the floating key design as others. The lighting on my K70 never really impressed me but maybe this has been revised over time since I had a very early one. How does the MasterKeys Pro compare to the K70?
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    Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum

    I personally don't mind how it looks and the weight, shape and features all appeal to me. I wanted a good wireless mouse for a while and even considered getting an MX Master for gaming (decided against it for obvious reasons). So seeing this I was super excited to the point where I was considering spending $150 and upgrading from my G502 which is starting to get worn. Then I saw this.... Hahaha good one! You want me to pay $270 for a MOUSE?! 270?! MOUSE?! Come onnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
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