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Corsair AX650W enough for my system?

post #1 of 5
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hey guys im a new desktop builder,

i just ordered my case and psu. i got a corsair vengeance c70. the parts i plan on buying are:

i7-3770k
asrock extreme4
8-16gb corsair vengeance
nvidia gtx 670
corsair h100/cm hyper 212 evo
ocz vertex4 ssd
dvd drive
tons of LED fans

i was wondering if this 650w is enough or should i return it? i dont plan on overclocking, i dont plan on running multiple SLI, and i dont plan on upgrading anytime soon as i will drop around $1500 on this right now.

i'm just scared that i might need a higher psu.
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post #2 of 5
yes its plenty
in the future you can even sli on that power supply if you wanted
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Originally Posted by urbanshaft View Post

yes its plenty
in the future you can even sli on that power supply if you wanted

okay thank you. i was just scared hehe cause i wanted to save $20 instead of getting the 750w.

well you just made me feel better. ^_^
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post #4 of 5
Your future system won't even use 300w, 650w is way overkill.
    
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It's more then enough even if you overclock the hell out of that Ivy. In fact it has so much power you could overclock the Ivy and do GTX 670 SLI on it.
    
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Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
generic LG DVD WC'd , Supreme LT, NexXxoS Xtreme III 360, Phob... Windows 7 x64 Samsung 27" LED S27A550B 
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ACER 23" x233H Dell U3415W Logitech G11 Chieftec 850W 
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