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This is my System.
Case-Silverstone:Silverstone Tek Extended ATX/ATX/SSI-CEB Full Tower Case with 90-Degree Motherboard
Video Cards: 3-EVGA gtx 580 Ultra Classified.
CPU:I7 3930K

This is the issue. I need a power supply big enough to support those cards and the cpu. I need to make sure that that power supply is not to big. I bought a 1500 watt Thermaltake, but it is to big to fit the case. I am thinking at 1200 watt will be enough. The problem is the video cards will need (6) 8-pin, and (3) 6-pin. Any suggestions are great.
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post #2 of 13
a 1200W PSU would be good. the Corsair AX 1200 PSU is brilliant and would do the trick just fine.
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post #3 of 13
1200w for those is about ideal to be honest,

Now you've got the obvious ones, Corsair AX1200 is pretty epic, Seasonic X1250 and I think Phaedrus has an Antec high current pro 1200w

So those are your choices I would have thought.
post #4 of 13
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The Corsair AX1200 is a ATX Power Supply right? Also, will that be enough to run the 3 cards that require the 6, 8 pin. Also my motherbord needs an 8 pin.
Edited by AsusFan30 - 11/23/12 at 3:56am
     
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post #5 of 13
It's got 6 PCI-E connectors so should be able to do your 3 cards.
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Thanks. I am ordering it right now.
     
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post #7 of 13
Corsair also have the AX1200I the new digtal model.
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post #8 of 13
Yeah the 1200i is a slightly nicer PSU being platinum but you can decide if it's worth the extra $$$

To be honest if it were me I probably would.

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I bought the Corsair Professional Series AX 1200 Watt. I am wanted to add a 4th Gtx 580 Classified. My motherboard is a ASUS Rampage IV Formula LGA 2011 Intel X79. With this being said, I am not sure where I am going to get my 8 pin-power cable from for my motherboard. Any ideas? This is for planning purposes, as I do not have the PSU yet...It is still in the mail on the way.
     
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Originally Posted by AsusFan30 View Post

I bought the Corsair Professional Series AX 1200 Watt. I am wanted to add a 4th Gtx 580 Classified. My motherboard is a ASUS Rampage IV Formula LGA 2011 Intel X79. With this being said, I am not sure where I am going to get my 8 pin-power cable from for my motherboard. Any ideas? This is for planning purposes, as I do not have the PSU yet...It is still in the mail on the way.
Can you cancel the order/return the PSU?... that was a very poor suggestion (considering the connectivity required).
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