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My first build I dont know if the PSU is good enough and if I get another GPU and overclock the GPUS and CPU what would i need for psu
Build list:

hdd: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

PSU: CORSAIR Gaming Series GS600 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

CPU COOLER: CORSAIR CWCH60 Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler

CPU: Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000

GPU: MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI

MOBO :GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Desktop Memory Model F3-8500CL7D-8GBRL

OS: windows 7 professional 64-bit

DVD: L ITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM

case: antec nine two hundred: antec nine two hundredv
post #2 of 13
if you want to get another GPU at least get a 750w/ 800w thumb.gif

edit: I say 800 because corsair GS800

they dont have a GS750

edit: if you have the money go with a TX or AX series. TRUST ME.

GS series is like sticking medusa's head in your PC.

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Edited by kyismaster - 3/13/12 at 7:30pm
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if you want to get another GPU at least get a 750w/ 800w thumb.gif

This. At least a 750 for dual 560 Ti.
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What's your budget and use going to be? Assuming this is just for surfing/gaming:

The 600W will be fine. GS is a solid line of power supplies, though towards the bottom of Corsair's line. 2500K will do just about anything you want it to. 560Ti is a good card, Twin Frozr is a great cooler, that looks fine. Only thing I might change is upgrading to a Caviar Black hard drive, and if you can swing it putting an SSD in there. If you put another 560 in there, the GS600 won't have enough connectors to support the second card. I'd suggest going with the TX850M, it is modular so you don't have the extra cables hanging around, but if you put a second card in it can definitely support that and overclocking!
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post #5 of 13
The PSU will be fine, no problems!

It seems like a good build, don't know anything about the Mobo.
The cooler will be great for any OCIng.

Overall, looks good thumb.gif
 
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post #6 of 13
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Thanks for replies when I do get another GPU I will get a new PSU in the 850watt range
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and yes just surfing and gaming no video editing or anything for me
post #8 of 13
850 -> 1kw + = overkill for your situation smile.gif

850 is ok.

750- 850 is your buyable range, 750 bellow is too weak, 850 + = over kill
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Also another question with this GS600 psu how would overclocking the GPU and CPU currently be, would I have enough power. The GPU Overvoltage Function with MSI Afterburner and all the software that comes with it I have never used or have any overclocking exprience at all i've built many computers but never done anything that was stock stuff.
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Also another question with this GS600 psu how would overclocking the GPU and CPU currently be, would I have enough power. The GPU Overvoltage Function with MSI Afterburner and all the software that comes with it I have never used or have any overclocking exprience at all i've built many computers but never done anything that was stock stuff.

Yeah, you would be fine overclocking with it. I'm running a 550W Antec PSU with the overclocks in my signature rig.

I don't like that motherboard though, I bought that exact model and it had alot of issues booting correctly. I ended up returning it for the ASRock i'm running now.
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