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So, in the near future, I will be putting a 580 into my Lian Li V351. It is going to be watercooled, and it has a Q6600 for the processor, mild OC (3ghz). Currently running a TT 430w psu with that cpu and a 5770 with no issues. I doubt that 430w will be able to provide enough juice once I drop the 580 in there.

So, my question is. What PSU should I get, that will fit in the V351 case and fuel my 580 and waterloop? I would prefer it to be modular to help save space.

EDIT: System Specs
CPU- Q6600
RAM- 4gb corsair xms
GPU- 5770 (currently, 580 in the future)
Storage- 30gb SSD boot, 2x 500gb 7200 hdd
Mobo- Gigabyte G41MT
Case- Lian Li V351

Cooling
Rad- dual 92mm
Pump/Res- XSPC x20 450
CPU Block- Swiftech Apogee LP HP.

The 580 will be under water as well when it is slapped into the case.
Edited by waldoh74 - 7/28/11 at 7:58am
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A 600w psu would be plenty for your setup if you never plan to SLI, if you do go for a 750-800w psu.

Edit: I would go with one of these:

600w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256064

750w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139030
Edited by UsedPaperclip - 7/28/11 at 8:22am
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I would for a little bit more $$$ go for this 750 watt HX750 model PSU instead because it's 80 plus Silver rated PLUS it has a 7 year warranty verses the TX750M that is 80 plus Bronze rated and a 5 year warranty for not a whole lot less $$$ IMHO.biggrin.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
Edited by nickt1862 - 7/28/11 at 8:38am
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650w Seasonic X Gold $139
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088
more than enough wattage.

The Silverstone 600w linked above will do nicely as well.
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Thanks for the input, still a little concerned about these fitting in the small case though. May have to do a little bit more modding perhaps?
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Quote:

Most likely going to invest in this one
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Quote:
Originally Posted by waldoh74;14379337 
Most likely going to invest in this one

This is a picture of a case like yours right?smile.gif See the "HX" on the PSU in it.biggrin.gif
5870.jpg

Here's another one with the HX850 850watt model:

lian-li_pc-v351_filled-right.jpg
Edited by nickt1862 - 7/28/11 at 10:03am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nickt1862;14379634 
This is a picture of a case like yours right?smile.gif See the "HX" on the PSU in it.biggrin.gif
5870.jpg

Here's another one with the HX850 850watt model:

lian-li_pc-v351_filled-right.jpg

Touche sir, touche....thanks for the pic biggrin.gif. Just got rid of my worries of it fitting lol.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by waldoh74;14380332 
Touche sir, touche....thanks for the pic biggrin.gif. Just got rid of my worries of it fitting lol.

You're quite welcome - I had to try to put you at ease when you mentioned the possible modding when as you see is not needed.

ENJOY your new HX750 power supply (once you receive it) in great health.wink.gif
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Well, I wouldn't mind modding the case. Already have, and getting ready to mod some more. Cutting down the mobo tray and ripping out the 120mm fan cages and pulling off the USB adaptor (possibly) and replacing the side panels with acrylic. Gonna get getting on the modding either later today or tomorrow most likely.
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