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Originally Posted by p4p3r View Post
As mentioned, you only need 650W max.
What water cooling pumps is he using?
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I've used corsairs hx and tx series before and have always been flawless. Never used the ax series so I can not vouch for that series, have heard about people having problems with the newer series of corsairs psu's. Xfx is a nice solid, efficient psu. However their warranty and customer support is very sketchy at best.

Honestly I would go for a corsair psu. Good company to deal with and solid products. However I would go with a hx simply because I've dealt with them before.
    
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post #13 of 22
AX850 all the way.
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AX 850 is one of the best PSUs. Full Modularity, 80+ Gold, Amazing 7 year warranty.
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post #15 of 22
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Originally Posted by sccr64472 View Post
What water cooling pumps is he using?
In any way, I can't emagine they will draw 100W and make a difference.
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post #16 of 22
Even with two nice pumps, a quality 650W would be enough. AMD recommends a 600W peak-rated PSU to power a system that has two 5770s in it.

Now, since the budget can include the AX850, I recommend the SeaSonic X-650. It's still overkill, but it costs less. Or you can even go with the 560W SeaSonic X-Series (they don't really call it the "X-560", but it's still a top-of-the-line X-Series unit). Both of these units have a much larger capacity than any 600W peak-rated unit.
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post #17 of 22
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Originally Posted by trailer park boy View Post
go with the ax850.if you buy a mustang car are you gonna get it with the v6 motor
My boss has a V6 Mustang and I always give him crap about it
    
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post #18 of 22
A 500w could easily run that system.... 5770's are 80-100w cards.

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go with the ax850.if you buy a mustang car are you gonna get it with the v6 motor
That doesn't make sense... a better engine would give you better performance, a bigger PSU will not.
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post #19 of 22
Take into account whether you will want to upgrade GPU's in the future. The AX850 would be a good choice because it will cover just about any configuration you want to go to down the road (I've got an unopened AX850 sitting in the corner of my living room waiting on a pair of GTX 580 Lightnings)....
post #20 of 22
^FYI, that HX750 will easily take those GTX 580's.
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