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So I am building a friend a computer and I have all the main components picked out so I can put them on a test bench and try them out before he gets back in town and I can't decide on the PSU. I started a thread for parts and another member told me that I would be fine with a quality 650W PSU and I just wanted to reinforce that idea. Here are most of the current parts I am ordering but my friend will most likely add a second 680 in a couple months.


$159.99 Case: CoolerMaster Storm Stryker He picked this one out but is still open for suggestions.
$ 339.99 CPU: i7-3770k I suggested an i5 since it would mostly be used for gaming but he insisted on an i7.
$134.99 Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155
$44.99 RAM: Samsung 8GB DDR3 1600 Updated RAM. They sound like some killer RAM. Should be a great addition.
$109.99 HDD: 1TB CavBlack It kills me to see the prices of HDD so much. Might get a bigger one.
$119.99 SSD: Samsung 830 128GB Updated: On the same performance as the Plextor but a little bit cheaper.
$109.99PSU: 650W NZXT Hale82 Updated: 680's really don't take as much power as I thought and with a slight over clock they shouldn't take more than the stock version.
$524.99 Video Card: EVGA 680 SuperClocked+ His resolution is going to be one 1080p monitor and this should be mroe than enough.
$109.99 CPU cooler: H100 Corsair I would love to put a real loop in there but price and he being able to maintain it are a major factor against that idea.
$89.99 BD Drive: LITO-ON 12x BD-R Aren't all BD drives mostly the same?
$189.99 Monitor: ASUS VS247hP 23.6 2ms LED I have one Asus monitor and love it.
$47.99Fans for Rad and RAM: Corsair SP120 High Performance Edition I have these on my 240mm Rad and they seem to do the trick and are nice and quiet. I know the RAM is not needed but it is more for looks.

The thread is here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1293970/new-build-for-friend/0_20#post_17939022

Also, if you have any suggestion on parts feel free to let me know.

Thanks as always,

Coss
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What about: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817116013

Fits in with the colour scheme, more wattage if he needs it and it's only $139.99 after rebates.
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Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post

What about: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817116013
Fits in with the colour scheme, more wattage if he needs it and it's only $139.99 after rebates.

Eh, not a fan of rebates and also I think 1000W is WAY more than his system would ever need. I was thinking that even with all the components that I mentioned that he would need a quality 750W. 650W seems a bit low and using the PSU calculators seem to reflect that more than a bit. I know they over compensate also.
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Corsair AX750, Seasonic X-760?
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post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post

Corsair AX750, Seasonic X-760?

he's only using 1 gpu. a 650w class is more then plenty when you are going with high end quality like AX or seasonic X
post #6 of 10
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he's only using 1 gpu. a 650w class is more then plenty when you are going with high end quality like AX or seasonic X

Yeah but he mentions that another gpu might be added at a later date.
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I like obsidian's pick. That Rosewill is re-branded Superflower, iirc..internally at least. Hard to beat at that price.
Edited by Otterclock - 8/30/12 at 7:02am
    
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Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post

Yeah but he mentions that another gpu might be added at a later date.

i know. but if you REALLY think about it...

gtx680 = 195watt card

so... 2x680 = 390watts

3770k = 95watt chip

390 + 95 = 485 watts

so an AX650 can STILL runs that configuration without even getting warm considering he'd have to run prime95 + furmark to even use that much power... smile.gif he'd never hit that on normal gaming load.
post #10 of 10
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This is the one I ended up ordering. Had a nice discount so it came out to $142.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371052

Seemed like a good deal.
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