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It's only preliminary, since I won't be upgrading for a while yet:



Please ignore the random extras like the Bigfoot NIC. I'm mainly questioning the PSU. I figured a 750HX would do the job for that spec, before remembering I intend OC as high as possible, and xFire the 6950 with my current one.

I looked to a PSU calculator and it gave me 789W back. Would an 850W be more realistic then?
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I always like to shoot for something a little over, this way, even under full load, you won't put any strain on your PSU. If you need 750W but purchase an 850W or 1000W for instance, you have some headroom, your PSU won't operate at max specs, which means less heat generated and less fan noise

Just my .02

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Fair do's.
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I wouldnt do H50 if you are planning to overclock with 2500k
    
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Ok - what alternatives would you recommend?
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850w will be fine.

get the noctua the h50 aint that good
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Any particular Noctua?

EDIT: I assume that the 1155 mounting is the same as the 1156 mounting...
Edited by zsolmanz - 5/15/11 at 1:17pm
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