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post #51 of 63
Just a couple of comments; regarding 7970's being noisy, I had an XFX DD 7950 and it wasn't at all noisy. As for Coolermaster PSU's I had a CM Silent Pro 700W for 2 years and it was as sweet as a nut.
post #52 of 63
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Oh,realized I didn't post final build so here it is:


LGA1155 Intel® Core™ i5-3570K, 3.40GHz BOX 22nm

LGA1155 Z77 Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H-WB WIFI, 2xPCIe/DDR3/SATA3/GLAN/USB3.0

SATA3 128GB Samsung 840 Pro Series 530/390MB/s, MZ-7PD128BW

DIMM DDR3 2x4GB 1600MHz Corsair XMS CL9, CMX8GX3M2B1600C9

Arctic Silver Céramique 2 Warmeleitpaste, 2.7g,

LGA775/1156/1366/AM2/AM3 Xigmatek Gaia SD1283, 120mm/PWM

800W COOLER MASTER Silent Pro Gold, RS800-80GAD3-EU

SAPPHIRE HD7970 3GB (model TBD)


Now just waiting and then putting it all together! Found out I can reclaim like 200eur in taxes so that's good, plus hopefully sell my parts good and I'll be back below budget biggrin.gif

PSU is overkill even for a 2 way SLI/Crossfire setup
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post #53 of 63
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PSU is massive overkill even for a 2 way SLI/Crossfire setup
He cant change it, the sales people are PISSED that he changed his order like 5 times.
Plus its better to have more then less.
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He cant change it, the sales people are PISSED that he changed his order like 5 times.
Plus its better to have more then less.

He sould have waited untill he was sure what he was going with

Anyway if he cant change the order at least he did not get a POS PSU
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post #55 of 63
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Yeah I guess it's a bit of an overkill but couldn't find any other good alternative, and who knows what might posses me to do down the road so extra power wont hurt me.

Just for knowledge sake, how much should the pc be using of psu capabilities in % for best efficiency? Read somewhere 80-90% somewhere else 50-60%...


P.S. I know I'm terribly impatient but I'm working on it, better now than it was before. But needed to be quick about this anyway.
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Around 50% is where you get the highest
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post #57 of 63
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Then I guess I'll be around that now, was checking some tests for power consumption pf crossfire 7970 and in most of them PC drew 600/650 or more w.
post #58 of 63
Below 20% it drops like a rock which is the reason why you sould not go way overboard and go massive overkill on the PSU

Dont know how many times i have said it already but i think i say it at least once a day
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post #59 of 63
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Aha ok thanks. So below 160 on idle will be bad, I think single 7970 uses at least 100 on idle so if/when I add 2nd one I should be good for 20% thing at least(without counting rest of pc). Maybe add physx card if more games make use of it hm
Edited by No_LiMiT - 4/10/13 at 5:58pm
post #60 of 63
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Question: I'm going on Wednesday to pick up PC but still no word from other store about my video card, guess they might not even get it. However first store appears to have gotten http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R7970-TF-3GD5-BE.html#/?div=Overview one in stock, is it good? It's cheaper than sapphire one, or asus by a lot so I might just pick it up but first want to be sure.
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