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1000w Overkill?? really at first i though that too~ but since only paying extra $30 i dont see why not just grab the Seasonic 1000w Platinum Full Modular since at first wasn going for the 850 or something from them...
when u mention quality psu isnt Seasonic a good brand/quality?? i was told it was the high end best psu u can get at the market..thats reliable and comes with 7 years warranty..and also they like they produce and make stuff for Coolermaster Corsair as well..... :S

He's saying it's overkill because you are only using 1 card and technically any quality 550 or 650 watt PSU could handle the job with no problems. Normally when buying a 1000W PSU compared to buying a quality 650W PSU the price difference can be in the $100 range. In your case since your saying the price is something that doesn't bother you at all go ahead and purchase the Seasonic 1000W, it's a pretty good unit.

I don't think it really will have any negative effect on your rig since the seasonic platinum is efficient from 20% load and onwards.

EDIT: Hey...this is OCN and OVERKILL is the norm if you ask me! I wish I always had mucho money to throw around to make my rig uber OVERKILL!!! thumb.gif

One last thing to remember, there are a lot of quality PSUs out there, not just Seasonic. Here's probably the best place to see where each PSU stands - JonnyGURU.com
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1000w Overkill?? really at first i though that too~ but since only paying extra $30 i dont see why not just grab the Seasonic 1000w Platinum Full Modular since at first wasn going for the 850 or something from them...
when u mention quality psu isnt Seasonic a good brand/quality?? i was told it was the high end best psu u can get at the market..thats reliable and comes with 7 years warranty..and also they like they produce and make stuff for Coolermaster Corsair as well..... :S

1000w is fine. If you're going for at least 3 7950s biggrin.gif But if it's only 30 bucks more, you could get that anyways. If it's a good PSU, you should be able to use for longer, if you decide to keep it like.. Forever.

Seasonic is a great brand for PSUs by the way.
 
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post #23 of 26
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hahaha thanks guys =]

yeh im not trying to build a Overkill Rig maybe few years time once my 7950 become old and start to run games on low / medium setting then i might build a full overkill ROG gaming rig then but for now just want something like a small upgrade to push this old rig of my through these few years thats all lol

haha running 3 x 7950 would be madddd!!! but unfortunately i dont have that kinda money just to put into my rig especially i dont game with like 3 monitors or more, only use 2 monitor for graphic designing and 1 monitor for gaming only which only 1980 x 1080 or something so 1 7950 does the job for now well thanks everyone for all the input again really helped me alot with my problem.

definitely gonna try one of the method mention early bout taking my gpu to another mate of mine to see if the noise still exist lol just incase its not some other component within my rig =D
post #24 of 26
The best way is to have your GPU run at 100% for a few hours or overnight. Plenty of users in the 7950/7970 owners club were successful at silencing their coil whine by running a benchmark or stress testing program like Ungine Heaven or Crysis 2 benchmark (just don't do furmark or OCCT all night long). When doing this, just make sure your GPU does not overheat, so keep it at a good fan level.
    
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Thank you Kokin!!! ill definitely give it a go with the Crysis 2 benchmark for few hours tonite to see how it goes =]
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Thank you Kokin!!! ill definitely give it a go with the Crysis 2 benchmark for few hours tonite to see how it goes =]

I hope it works! It may take a few hours for a few nights, but it should at least lessen the noise.
    
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