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As the title says, this is another "how many watts do I need" thread.

i5 2500k
2x SSD (30or40gb and 60gb)
1x 1TB HDD
2x GTX 570 or 2x GTX 580 (im guessing there will be a sizable differnce in needed wattage between the two options)

z68 mobo

edit: MAY throw a blue ray player in there later. but that would be like, many many months down the road ^^
post #2 of 42
a decent 750 - 850w (antec, corsair, enermax etc.)
be quiet!
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Corsair Hx 850 W
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like stated above. a good Corsair AX850W

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...orsair%20ax850

Antech
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-018-_-Product

Seasonic
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-102-_-Product


all are great quality PSUs just depends how much you want to spend
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definately 850w i recommend a seasonic m12d 850w. silver 80plus, cheap, quiet, modular, and all the cables it comes with are braided. i like my 750w one
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post #6 of 42
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Oh my, the ones you linked are quite expensive.

One like this wouldnt be good? Supposedly rated at 87% effeciency.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817339035
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Originally Posted by Cloud007 View Post
As the title says, this is another "how many watts do I need" thread.

i5 2500k
2x SSD (30or40gb and 60gb)
1x 1TB HDD
2x GTX 570 or 2x GTX 580 (im guessing there will be a sizable differnce in needed wattage between the two options)

z68 mobo

edit: MAY throw a blue ray player in there later. but that would be like, many many months down the road ^^
If you pick 2x gtx580,I would suggest you a 850watt psu,if you go for 2x gtx570,a 750watt psu will do the trick,
here are some of the best 850watt psu:
seasonic x850
corsair ax850
antec high current pro 850
nzxt hale 850
corsair hx850
corsair tx850

xfx 850 black edition
Hope you like my suggestion.
Edited by Aniket - 5/31/11 at 6:24am
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post #8 of 42
I recommend a 850Watt Power Supply, but you really need 700Watts to run those Cards.
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Antec True Power 750

OR

Corsair HX750

Both are great units. I perfer the the Corair because of the Single Rail design. Just my
 
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post #10 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cloud007 View Post
Oh my, the ones you linked are quite expensive.

One like this wouldnt be good? Supposedly rated at 87% effeciency.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817339035
1080W for $80?? idk about that

and you didnt specify a price range so people are going to automatically thing you dont have a budget and gunna recomend the best. dont shell out $800 for GTX580s and get a cheap PSU cause u will regret it in the long run. a PSU should be ur #1 priority to get a good one. after all its what is feeding power to your rig
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