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I have 1 video card and I'm pushing my 750 watt PSU.
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post #12 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
I have 1 video card and I'm pushing my 750 watt PSU.
your card has dual gpu's on it. Of course it's gonna push it.

Edit: That Antec is pretty good. It's not the best but will get the job done.

Edit 2:
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Originally Posted by charlie310 View Post
Why not get the Corsair 650TX V.2 from Newegg. IMO, it is a better PSU brand than Antec. And, it is cheaper. $65 AR. Here is link to Deal thread I posted http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...-v-2-64-a.html
This is not true... Antec makes some very VERY high quality psu's. Take a look at the high current pro. That psu can power a system that takes 1700w even though it's only rated for 1200w.
Edited by nbmjhk6 - 6/3/11 at 12:47am
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post #13 of 24
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Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
That's the TDP, not necessarily the about of power it draws.
Yes, we know. Obviously, I failed to get my point across. 130TDP>95TDP, which means less power needed.
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
your card has dual gpu's on it. Of course it's gonna push it.
Yes but it is still 1 video card. Someone said 650 watts for 1 card.

EDIT
A 650 watt will not hold my rig.
Edited by dixson01974 - 6/3/11 at 12:57am
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post #15 of 24
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
Yes but it is still 1 video card. Someone said 650 watts for 1 card.
I think he meant 1 card that's less than $500. Nice case BTW. Thinking about replacing my crap blue fans as well. I just really hate those blue lights.
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corsair 750w at least for future. tx/ax/hx your choice
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post #17 of 24
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Originally Posted by charlie310 View Post
I think he meant 1 card that's less than $500. Nice case BTW. Thinking about replacing my crap blue fans as well. I just really hate those blue lights.
It was less than $500 for me. It was free.

EDIT
A good 750 watt will do fine for most people plus it will leave you headroom for upgrades.
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post #18 of 24
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Originally Posted by charlie310 View Post
Yes, we know. Obviously, I failed to get my point across. 130TDP>95TDP, which means less power needed.
Ah alright. Apologies.
post #19 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
It was less than $500 for me. It was free.

EDIT
A good 750 watt will do fine for most people plus it will leave you headroom for upgrades.
Even if it was free for you, your mom obviously had to pay over $500 for it.

OP specifically stated "2500k + 8 gb RAM + 1 hard drive + 1 ssd + new video card. nothing crazy on the video card, just something with good performance that runs cool." Therefore, I think 650W should be more than enough for him. Hell, he can run 2xGTX 570 or 2x6970 if he doesn't OC.
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post #20 of 24
Antec TruePower New TP-750 Blue 750W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371022 same one I have.

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