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SuperTuner12010

Member
Joined
Mar 13, 2011
Location
Chaparral, New Mexico
I just ordered a bunch of things to update my cooling setup and was looking at a new PSU as well. I see great things about the EVGA psu's on all the reviews so I was looking there. Not sure of which to go with though, between different watts, the series (g2,gs,gq) and the prices associated. Rig is in sig, will replace the 970 for next gen but probably stick to 2 card, no more. System probably won't get upgraded until Cannonlake, maye see skylake but not sure at this tme. Either way I think it will be a safe bet to go at least 850w.

For instance from Amazon;

750w G2- $99.99
750w GQ- $79.99
750w P2- $119.99

850w G2- $119.99
850w GS- $124.99
850w GQ- $108.95
850w P2- $139.99

1000w G2- $166.97
1000w GQ- $112.49
1050w GS- $143.99
1000w P2- $199.99

I know all are gold rated, and reviews from johnyguru have the G2 and GS pretty much tied if I remember correctly. The GQ being good but not great. So as far as the G2 and GS goes, any reason to go with one or the other?
 
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ATMINSIDE

Sim Racing Aficionado Co-Owner
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Jun 28, 2012
Not all of those you listed are Gold rated, the P2 is Platinum.

Go G2. The G2 and P2 are the highest quality on the list, but I see no reason for the premium of a few % efficiency.
 

EarthDog

Gulper Nozzle Co-Owner
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Location
Buckeyes!
For what is in your sig, G2 750W. You can overclock anything to their limits with that PSU.
 

ATMINSIDE

Sim Racing Aficionado Co-Owner
Joined
Jun 28, 2012
Unless you plan a monster overclock (modded BIOS on water for GPU's) or plan to switch to X99 then I see no reason to go over 750W.
 
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SuperTuner12010

SuperTuner12010

Member
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Location
Chaparral, New Mexico
Waiting ion the PSU to arrive, some of my other things got here. One being the Phanteks fan controller, I have 3 AP15's and 4 yate loons slim mediums on it and was running heaven.

I noticed fan speed decreased 100 rpm during valley, the second I closed it rpms returned to 1850 +/- could this be due to my ****ty psu?
 

ATMINSIDE

Sim Racing Aficionado Co-Owner
Joined
Jun 28, 2012
Very possible the fans slowing is due to voltage droop on your 12V rail.