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Can an AX1200 Handle all this? Or do I need to go 1500+

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Hi,

Here's the specs

RIVE 3930K @ 5ghz
64GB Ram
3X GTX 580
2X Swiftech MCP35X pumps
12 Fans
BluRay Drive

Using a wattage estimator I got over 1350w. My concern is under load like the PS can't keep up. Is it worth it to go for a 1500W Ps?
Edited by nyxagamemnon - 12/6/12 at 5:07pm
post #2 of 36
1000w is enough for that system even with OC headroom

+1 AX1200
post #3 of 36
you are fine with a 1200. Could get by with less, but if you have the 1200 all ready you will not have any problems.
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post #5 of 36
If overclocking on water with voltage increases, he probably will exceed 1000 watts, as each 580 can suck down 300 watts when overvolted.

AX1200 should be able to handle it.
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You may want to clock your processor slightly higher than 5hz. That's painfully slow.



I know you mean Ghz

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tsumi View Post

If overclocking on water with voltage increases, he probably will exceed 1000 watts, as each 580 can suck down 300 watts when overvolted.
AX1200 should be able to handle it.

even my TX850 exceeds 1000w back in the day (via watt meter straight from wall) a 1000W PSU will have no problem pulling in 1000-1300w. with that said I'd get a AX1200 just to be sure.
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agreed that PSU will be fine for your needs. it is a quality PSU as well..
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Originally Posted by jprovido View Post

even my TX850 exceeds 1000w back in the day (via watt meter straight from wall) a 1000W PSU will have no problem pulling in 1000-1300w. with that said I'd get a AX1200 just to be sure.

What does numbers pulled from the wall have anything to do with what I said?
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