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A Corsair 600w isnt going to explode or die by running 2 GTX 560's and a 2500k. like i said, it will be putting out about 90% capacity so it may get warm and the fan will prob spin up to its full RPM but it isnt going to just randomly die from it. i would run the 600w with two GTX 560's and then maybe look at getting a 750W psu in a few months time or something.
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A Corsair 600w isnt going to explode or die by running 2 GTX 560's and a 2500k. like i said, it will be putting out about 90% capacity so it may get warm and the fan will prob spin up to its full RPM but it isnt going to just randomly die from it. i would run the 600w with two GTX 560's and then maybe look at getting a 750W psu in a few months time or something.

Friend of mine ordered an entire system. Thermaltake TR2 750 watt Modular PSU came free. He is giving that to me so the issue is solved. biggrin.gif
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A Corsair 600w isnt going to explode or die by running 2 GTX 560's and a 2500k. like i said, it will be putting out about 90% capacity so it may get warm and the fan will prob spin up to its full RPM but it isnt going to just randomly die from it. i would run the 600w with two GTX 560's and then maybe look at getting a 750W psu in a few months time or something.

OK - so I have been reading more into it. I have the 750w PSU hooked up. If I plan to do some overclocking, do you think it would still work?
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There are a couple of "dark" reviews of this PSU, its was free so I cant be that upset. It actually got mostly good reviews on TigerDirect and Newegg.
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There are a couple of "dark" reviews of this PSU, its was free so I cant be that upset. It actually got mostly good reviews on TigerDirect and Newegg.

Tigerdirect and newegg are also customer comments, not reviews.

Either way. I think you would have been just fine with the 600w, and now you are even better with the 750w. I used to run two 570's on a tx750, but also ran them on a gx750 (cooler master) for around 8 months before I passed the gx on to the girls build.

PSU's are far less likely to just blow up, or kill your system if too much power is drawn than they are to just shut down, or restart your computer. Being afraid of those things is some what silly, if you live stateside, or any civil country, the chances of companies being allowed to push psu that are going to blow up and destroy your system is so small it hurts. And thats coming from someone who recently had their psu take their motherboard, ram, and cpu out on them.

Relax friend, you are in the clear. thumb.gif
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Tigerdirect and newegg are also customer comments, not reviews.
Either way. I think you would have been just fine with the 600w, and now you are even better with the 750w. I used to run two 570's on a tx750, but also ran them on a gx750 (cooler master) for around 8 months before I passed the gx on to the girls build.
PSU's are far less likely to just blow up, or kill your system if too much power is drawn than they are to just shut down, or restart your computer. Being afraid of those things is some what silly, if you live stateside, or any civil country, the chances of companies being allowed to push psu that are going to blow up and destroy your system is so small it hurts. And thats coming from someone who recently had their psu take their motherboard, ram, and cpu out on them.
Relax friend, you are in the clear. thumb.gif

I figured I would be okay. I almost bought either of those but got this one in form of payment for assembling a friends build. Not a bad deal if you ask me. Will order another 560 when the new series is released, take advantage of the price slash. Lets just hope I am just patient. biggrin.gif
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Theres a guy selling two 560 2gb in the classified section.
There was a guy selling two 560's... I thought anyway.
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