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post #1 of 7
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how many jiggawatts would i need for a rig that has
phenom II 955
5970+5870
4gb ram
enthusiast mobo (something with 3 pcie ports)
small boring hdd
1 pump
probably about 7-8 fans (not GT's something more along the lines of 1500-2000 rpm cheap-o fans)
and the possibility of adding in another 5870
5x70's will be overclocked, aiming for 1gz core but we shall see what the 5970 under water will allow
cpu will most likely just be pushed to the max with stock voltages

feel free to throw down some psu recommendations, if i dont get recommendations i will just check the FAQ... looking for a 90+ psu

edit: i am looking at some antec psus
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post #2 of 7
Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1000W .
Dead quite, plenty of power to run all those cards and it will give you great overclocking headroom. This PSU is over 90% efficient even at 20% load so even when your idling your going to be running efficiently unlike some other 1000w PSUs
post #3 of 7
i highly recommend corsairs ax1200. its uber efficient and fully modular. though that coolermaster mentioned above is a pretty safe bet
     
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post #4 of 7
You don't need a 1k+ PSU for that set up.

You can use the Antec HighCurrentPro 850W and it will be more than sufficient. [If you really want just Antec]

Other options [no particular order]:
Sparkle Gold Class 850W
Corsair AX850W
Seasonic X-850
NZXT Hale 850W

All are gold certified as well.

You can actually run that setup on a quality 750W if you really want to push it, but an 850W will give you extra wiggle room for upgrades and what not

You could go 1kW if you really wanted to, but there's no real need :\\
    
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post #5 of 7
You could run that setup on a 750W PSU as well, get Antec HCP850 to be on the safer side.
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post #6 of 7
Your HX1000 is fine for that setup plus another 5870.
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post #7 of 7
1.21 jiggawatts is the obvious answer.
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