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I'm thinking of getting the SeaSonic X Series X-850 psu to run the following hardware:

2500k @ 4.6ghz/1.4vcore
1TB WD Black Caviar HD
1 optical drive
2x MSI GTX 580 LE 3GB
1 Sunbeam Rheobus fan controller (w/ 5 high-cfm fans attached, including 2 38mm San Ace 1011s)
1 creative soundblaster x-fi gamer

...basically, my sig rig with another MSI GTX 580 LE 3GB.

I want room to raise cpu vcore, and room to raise gpu volts (on both cards).

I realize that my current psu probably has the juice to run that rig, but it only has 2 6+2 PCI-E connectors, and each card needs 2 of those, and I'd rather not use adaptors (e.g. molex-to-8-pin) on such power-hungry cards, especially if I'm raising volts on them.

I want to spend good money on a really good psu. I've been thinking about the Antec HCP-1200, too, but that's obviously overkill (right?). I've also looked at some 1000w units, but the Corsair HX1050 doesn't seem like the best psu, and the SeaSonic 1000w psu hasn't been released yet, and I like to give new hardware a few months before I consider getting it for myself, and that's time I don't have (dammit).

Will that 850w SeaSonic do the job, comfortably?
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Will that 850w SeaSonic do the job, comfortably?
Yes that's a very suitable psu for that rig.
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SeaSonic rocks
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yes it will do fine but the corsair ax850 is internally the same as the x-850 and has a longer warranty
just saying
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yes it will do fine but the corsair ax850 is internally the same as the x-850 and has a longer warranty
just saying
What the heck is the warranty length? Papers on my X750 said 5 years. That should be enough lol.
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What the heck is the warranty length? Papers on my X750 said 5 years. That should be enough lol.
Well you get an extra 2 years.

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A seven year warranty and lifetime access to Corsair's legendary technical support and customer service
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Yes it will, mine does well with what I'm running.
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Indeed the Seasonic 850 should be fine.

And you will definitely spend a good amount of money for a great psu, have fun with that monster!
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Should be? That's plenty, and you'll have a lot of headroom for heavy OC's on both cards.
 
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