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post #1 of 20
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I'm gonna build a new computer in a month or two and I would like to know if that particular PSU (Corsair GS 600) will be able to keep up.

Specs:
Intel Core i5 2500K OC to around 4.4GHz
Asus P8P67 Pro
PNY GTS 450 SLI both OC'd to 870/1950
Corsair Cerulean Blue Vengeance 2X2GB 1600MHz
Intel X25-V 40GB SSD
Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB
Optical Drive
2* 200mm fans
2* 120mm fans
1* 140mm fan

I would also like to know about noise levels on that PSU.
As I would like to build a quiet gaming rig.
My current PSU (on my sig rig) is totally silent even at full load, can't really hear it.

Thanks in advance.
It's fine :)
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post #2 of 20
The GS600 is more than enough, but there are most likely better options if you haven't bought it already.

What's your budget (for the PSU) and where are you buying?
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post #3 of 20
That PSU is only 80 Plus Certified


Given that the price difference is only $10, I recommend the Corsair TX750 v2, which is 80 Plus Bronze, and gives you more breathing room for future expansion.

Edit: Or, if you want a Modular, 620w, 80 Plus Bronze PSU, the SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze.
Edited by tpi2007 - 5/12/11 at 2:05am
 
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post #4 of 20
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Well, there is not going to be any future expansion as I prefer building a totally new rig every time, rather than upgrading my current one.
The TX 750 v2 doesn't really match the color scheme im planning to build.
I looked at the HX 650 but it's kinda over my budget.
Budget is 100$ btw.

Edit: Unfortunately there are no Seasonic PSUs, nor Antec sold in my country.
Edited by Nepythys - 5/12/11 at 2:08am
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post #5 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nepythys View Post
Well, there is not going to be any future expansion as I prefer building a totally new rig every time, rather than upgrading my current one.
The TX 750 v2 doesn't really match the color scheme im planning to build.
I looked at the HX 650 but it's kinda over my budget.
Budget is 100$ btw.
I just edit my previous post to make an additional recommendation, but it goes over $100 after shipping costs.

The SeaSonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W is the same, but is not modular, and gets below $100, even after shipping costs are added.


Edit: What PSU brands are there in your country ?
 
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post #6 of 20
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Corsair, Thermaltake, Coolermaster, XFX, OCZ, Silverstone, Rosewill and tons of generic units.

Although some of the above mentioned brands are limited in the PSUs supplied.

Corsair, Thermaltake, Coolermaster and probably XFX and OCZ are the ones that are easy to be found.

Edit: Would like something totally black so it won't stand out in my case. Or black + blue/white.
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post #7 of 20
500-550w would be more than enough if you won't be upgrading to more power hungry cards in future: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...eo%20eco%20520

Again, where are you buying from?
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post #8 of 20
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So the GS 600 will be able to keep up with the load right?
It's fine :)
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nepythys View Post
So the GS 600 will be able to keep up with the load right?
Oh, yes, not a problem, I was just trying to get you something a little better for the money.
 
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post #10 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nepythys View Post
Corsair, Thermaltake, Coolermaster, XFX, OCZ, Silverstone, Rosewill and tons of generic units.

Although some of the above mentioned brands are limited in the PSUs supplied.

Corsair, Thermaltake, Coolermaster and probably XFX and OCZ are the ones that are easy to be found.

Edit: Would like something totally black so it won't stand out in my case. Or black + blue/white.
Out of those brands, and for the price segment you're after, Corsair is decidedly the best one.
 
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Cooler Master Octane 
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