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current system is fine with my 650w psu. but will be upgrading to.....

2 gtx 570's

msi 990fxa board

and all my other components stay the same as sig.... i put in info @ psu calculators and some say (newegg) 879w... (xtreme) 910w...

who much juice do i need to run this beast? oh and i oc my 8120 to 4.0ghz
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Running SLI, you'll need at LEAST 750W, to be safe. If I were you, I'd go 850.
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Originally Posted by frizkie View Post

Running SLI, you'll need at LEAST 750W, to be safe. If I were you, I'd go 850.

raidmax any good? its bit cheaper than antec....or just stick with antec?
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I can't speak personally for raidmax. I use Corsair, but I've purchased from Antec before and you'd probably be just fine going for an Antec. Check out the PSU sub-forum, there are a lot of knowledgable people over there.
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I'd recommend Corsair but it depends on budget
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2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
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8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
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Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
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Silverstone Raven RV02 Microsoft 1.1A Razer Goliathus 
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post #6 of 14
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I'd recommend Corsair but it depends on budget

all the corsair ones in my budget only have single rail
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What's you budget?
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2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
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Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
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2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
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post #8 of 14
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around 100-130 bucks
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Which Antec is it? If it's like TruePower New 650W and you aren't planning on OCing the 570s, you would already have enough. Single / multi rail doesn't matter btw. It's just a difference in safety features, not in power delivery capabilities.

I'd get Rosewill Capstone 750W for a really nice sale price of $88 shipped.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182073

JG review (keeping in mind the score is based on original / typical cost of $120):
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=266
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