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......FX + CF Hawaii = BIG power consumption under heavy voltage.

I've measured over 1000w drawn from the socket when benching these tongue.gif

Im running fx8350 with 7970cf on a TX850...seems fine
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Im running fx8350 with 7970cf on a TX850...seems fine

At stock clocks it would be, Mild overclocks i'm hitting 950w, heavy clocks....over 1000w
 
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At stock clocks it would be, Mild overclocks i'm hitting 950w, heavy clocks....over 1000w

Ouch... im ok at 4.7/4.8... may be a hindering factor if i try pish further then
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Ouch... im ok at 4.7/4.8... may be a hindering factor if i try pish further then

When i had a single 7970 Ghz at stock in my rig and my 8350 at 5.0 i was measuring 620w draw when benching.
 
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Im running fx8350 with 7970cf on a TX850...seems fine

At stock clocks it would be, Mild overclocks i'm hitting 950w, heavy clocks....over 1000w
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Ouch... im ok at 4.7/4.8... may be a hindering factor if i try pish further then

When i had a single 7970 Ghz at stock in my rig and my 8350 at 5.0 i was measuring 620w draw when benching.

From the socket is not what PSUs are rated for, just FYI. Your PSU is only a standard 80-Plus, not even bronze. This means you're about 80% efficient. Actual draw under those scenarios is closer to 750-800w and 475-500w respectively.

In his case, a pair of stock clocked 290s and a well-clocked 8320/50 would be far closer to peak efficiency just because it's an 850w, plus it's 80-Plus Gold. He would be able to do those "Mild" overclocks and pull only 855 from the wall, putting only 775w though his PSU which it's more than rated for.

My AX1200 would only pull about 850-900w when you pull 1000w just because mine is Gold rated. Food for thought.
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From the socket is not what PSUs are rated for, just FYI. Your PSU is only a standard 80-Plus, not even bronze. This means you're about 80% efficient. Actual draw under those scenarios is closer to 750-800w and 475-500w respectively.

In his case, a pair of stock clocked 290s and a well-clocked 8320/50 would be far closer to peak efficiency just because it's an 850w, plus it's 80-Plus Gold. He would be able to do those "Mild" overclocks and pull only 855 from the wall, putting only 775w though his PSU which it's more than rated for.

My AX1200 would only pull about 850-900w when you pull 1000w just because mine is Gold rated. Food for thought.

Good point, efficiency does play an important role.....i keep forgetting about it

also mine's a 1200w gold smile.gif
 
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From the socket is not what PSUs are rated for, just FYI. Your PSU is only a standard 80-Plus, not even bronze. This means you're about 80% efficient. Actual draw under those scenarios is closer to 750-800w and 475-500w respectively.

In his case, a pair of stock clocked 290s and a well-clocked 8320/50 would be far closer to peak efficiency just because it's an 850w, plus it's 80-Plus Gold. He would be able to do those "Mild" overclocks and pull only 855 from the wall, putting only 775w though his PSU which it's more than rated for.

My AX1200 would only pull about 850-900w when you pull 1000w just because mine is Gold rated. Food for thought.

Good point, efficiency does play an important role.....i keep forgetting about it

also mine's a 1200w gold smile.gif

Sigh... Rigbuilder links the standard... This is why we can't have nice things. rolleyes.gif
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Sigh... Rigbuilder links the standard... This is why we can't have nice things. rolleyes.gif

Ahh, yeah, for some reason i can't seem to link the strider gold evo to it.
 
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I did a lot of research before settling on my HX850 a little while back. I do believe the HX series was built by CWT. This has been one of the better purchases I've made. Rock solid since I purchased it and steady volatages.

on another note:

Has / Is anyone having problems with IBT always failing after running the full run?

I've run ADMIN and everything... cant get the thing to tell me "You WIN"... not the end of the world... but annoying...

It is indeed a CWT Unit... My HX750 is also running strong.
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Yep its working good and after mail in rebate its only like 60 somthing bucks. Its on sale atm seasonic is nice and so is higher tier psu but as im only overclocking my cpu and have 2 4gb sticks of samsung wonder ram 1 ssd and 1 4tb hdd and only 1 6870 I cant see how I wouldn't make the jump from a $40 inland pos psu to a corsair . Yes one can argue but when you upgrade your video card you know stuff like that higher quality parts make a difference but atm I wasnt to much worried on that I just wanted to replace that time bomb of a psu I was pushing my luck with lol. When I build a new rig thats when Ill add a custom water loop and higher end parts psu gpu the works.

I'm a firm believer in only buying "quality" when it comes to a PSU. I used to only buy PCP&C PSUs, but there was a time when they were the clear cream of the crop. Its not hard to put in some time and research and find reviews on PSUs that explain the fine differences between the wannabe's, and the BE's. Yeah, they can often come with a price tag, but its worth it if you're 1) building an expensive machine you wish to push to the extreme's (and therefore risk/compromise other components), and 2) OC with the best results. Everything in your system runs on... electricity. Everything in your system depends on consistent and dependable electricity in an overclock, which can equate to stability in the highest extremes. And, of course, this electricity has to be doled out by your PSU, so its quality is of great importance. I needed a 1050W (minimum) PSU for my rig... and this was upgrading from a 950W PCP&C PSU. At the time, and with my needs, I did my due research and landed on the Enermax Revolution 85+ 1050W. What's my reason for mentioning that? Research that PSU and you'll see. I've had a cheap PSU crap out on me and ruin my MB (a long while back)... is that worth the $40-100 difference from one PSU to another...? I didn't think so.

Also, you have to consider the amperage per rail... its been a while since I looked up the specs on a CX750... maybe its ok in that respect, I can't remember. But that's something you need to be learned on and keep in mind.

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What memory spec do you recommend for an FX 8350 running on an Asus Crosshair V formula Z or maybe Gigabyte 990FX UD7?
I searched and the Gigabyte 990FX Ud7 is out of stock on the online retailers I generally use, any advice?

It's not the cheapest, but you can buy one...
http://www.pinnaclemicro.com/computer/dsku.php?g=GA-990FXA-UD7&m=Gigabyte&gclid=CKOD58i22LwCFYeEfgod6xQAJQ
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