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Thread Starter 
hi just need some quick advise not much of a computer guy looking to buy a PSU for my new build not sure how many watts i need :/. also if im going to have SLI cards in the future do i need a PSU thats SLI ready/Certified ?? thanks for your help.

---Parts I have so far
CPU - Intel i7-920 (Possible future Overclocking)
MOBO - High end Asus (P6X58D Premium)
RAMM - three 2gb dominators (6gb)
1 GPU - GTX 550Ti 2gb (02G-P3-1559-KR)

---Parts I haven't ordered yet
Monitor (prob a widescreen 23inch)
Harddrive (probably 2, one SDD and one normal HDD)
PSU
CD/dvd drive

---Possible future parts
2nd GTX 550ti
Corsair Liquid CPU Cooler
extra fans
LCD front panels
sound card
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 Asus P6X58D Premium NVidia GTX 560 Ti DS SuperClocked Corsair Dominators DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Raptor Corsair H100 CPU Water Cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit ..Looking (prob getting a 24inch) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Looking for good Mechanical 850 Watt Corsair Pro Series NZXT Phantom Logitech MX 518 
Mouse PadAudio
None SteelSeries Siberia v2 (Black/Gold) 
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i7 920 Asus P6X58D Premium NVidia GTX 560 Ti DS SuperClocked Corsair Dominators DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Raptor Corsair H100 CPU Water Cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit ..Looking (prob getting a 24inch) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Looking for good Mechanical 850 Watt Corsair Pro Series NZXT Phantom Logitech MX 518 
Mouse PadAudio
None SteelSeries Siberia v2 (Black/Gold) 
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post #2 of 6
Corsair's 750TX is a tried and true, amazing PSU that will handle your current planned build and the SLI build once you upgrade.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k 5ghz 24/7 stable Asus P67A Deluxe GTX 580 4 GB Corsair Dominators 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
128GB Crucial c300 SSD Asus DVD Windows 7 64bit Asus 23in LCD X 2 
PowerCase
Corsair ax1200 800d 
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i7 2600k 5ghz 24/7 stable Asus P67A Deluxe GTX 580 4 GB Corsair Dominators 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
128GB Crucial c300 SSD Asus DVD Windows 7 64bit Asus 23in LCD X 2 
PowerCase
Corsair ax1200 800d 
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post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by PulkPull;13555532 
Corsair's 750TX is a tried and true, amazing PSU that will handle your current planned build and the SLI build once you upgrade.

Yup. I ran my i7 920@ 4.4Ghz and two 295s in quadSLI. All liquid cooled. Greatest PSU to date.

~ Sent from my Gingerooted DROID X ~
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 960 EVGA X58 3X SLI EVGA GTX580 (3 x 2GB) G.Skill PI Series 5-5-5-18 1.6V 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2X WD 320GB Raid0 + WD500GB Heatkiller CPU/GPU blocks, Feser Quad/Dual rads Windows 7 Annihilation x64 40" Toshiba LED 120Hz 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Corsair Pro Series Gold 1200W Corsair 800D Uber Modded Razer Mamba 2012 Edition 
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Razer Scarab Logitech 5.1, Polk Audio 10" sub, Plantronics G... 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 960 EVGA X58 3X SLI EVGA GTX580 (3 x 2GB) G.Skill PI Series 5-5-5-18 1.6V 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2X WD 320GB Raid0 + WD500GB Heatkiller CPU/GPU blocks, Feser Quad/Dual rads Windows 7 Annihilation x64 40" Toshiba LED 120Hz 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Corsair Pro Series Gold 1200W Corsair 800D Uber Modded Razer Mamba 2012 Edition 
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post #4 of 6
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152036

Good and cheap if you have a blue theme pc then its perfect.
post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 
sweet thanks for the info guys i actually ended up just saying **** it and getting the 850 watt corsair ...lol http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139011&Tpk=CMPSU-850HX
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 Asus P6X58D Premium NVidia GTX 560 Ti DS SuperClocked Corsair Dominators DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Raptor Corsair H100 CPU Water Cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit ..Looking (prob getting a 24inch) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Looking for good Mechanical 850 Watt Corsair Pro Series NZXT Phantom Logitech MX 518 
Mouse PadAudio
None SteelSeries Siberia v2 (Black/Gold) 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 Asus P6X58D Premium NVidia GTX 560 Ti DS SuperClocked Corsair Dominators DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Raptor Corsair H100 CPU Water Cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit ..Looking (prob getting a 24inch) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Looking for good Mechanical 850 Watt Corsair Pro Series NZXT Phantom Logitech MX 518 
Mouse PadAudio
None SteelSeries Siberia v2 (Black/Gold) 
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post #6 of 6
Next time you should come by the Power Supplies forum for good info smile.gif
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