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post #1 of 22
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Ok, so here's my build.

CPU - i7 2600K
MOBO - Asus P8Z68-V PRO
RAM - 8GB Gskill Sniper
SSD - OCZ Agility 3 60GB
HDD - 1TB WD Black
GPU - Zotac GTX560Ti AMP

(accessories)
Aerocool 14cm Shark Fan
ODD - Pioneer 219L BK
TV Tuner card (possibility)
Wireless N card

now im just wondering which of the PSU mentioned in the title should i get?
i am also considering overclocking JUST me cpu probably at most 4.0Ghz. any advice?
post #2 of 22
unless you plan to add another GTX560ti...then the HX850 but even then thats overkill a 750 would be plenty


i have a VX550 holding me up fine till my HX650 gets back from RMA


so with that being said, TX650 is what you honestly need, only 100 bucks to boot!

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post #3 of 22
A 650 is overkill too actually, a 500 would actually be fine.

I have a raidmax 850 running 5970 & 5870 tri fire 2500k setup with everything oc'd to boot
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post #4 of 22
If your going to be doing sli in the future, get a 750w. If not, a 550w will do.

No need to go with either of those psu's.
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post #5 of 22
850 is more than enough, even for SLI.
 
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post #6 of 22
^ I concur
580 SLI on a 760W PSU
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post #7 of 22
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thanks guys, i was just concerned when i used the asus psu calculator. i guess the hx750 will do?
post #8 of 22
You can SLI two 560Ti's with a 650W PSU.
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post #9 of 22
Neither...

The AX650 from Corsair will do quite nicely!

Edit: Thats if you plan on doing SLi of course.
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post #10 of 22
My setup runs at 294 watts during Kombuster and Prime95 - so 850 is only if you plan to get something like GTX 570/580 SLI setup. Sandy Bridge CPUs are pretty fair when it comes to power consumption, so don't worry about that, even if you plan on very heavy OC.
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