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Is 850w enough?

post #1 of 9
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I was looking into getting a 850w psu or the 860i by corsair. Question is, is it enough.
What i have now
I5 2500k 4.4
16g 2133 GSkill
7950 1125/1575
1 TB WD Black
Dvd drive
What i want to add is another 7950 and an ssd.Aso i will have a d5 pump and 8 case fans.Is that just borderline not enough? And if so should i stick with my elcrapo ocz 1000w fatality****ty psu?
post #2 of 9
850w is plenty.
    
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Its enough and you'll have a good amount of headroom. I wouldn't go with the AX860i though, its overpriced, has coil whine issues and the software implementation is gimmicky/doesn't work properly.
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Any recommendations on a 850w fully modular psu? I wil be sleeving the cables so the more flexible the better
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This one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139015

The price is pretty good, on sale.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post

This one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139015

The price is pretty good, on sale.

And to go off of that... there is one in the classifieds

http://www.overclock.net/t/1390670/fs-corsair-ax850/0_50
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post

This one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139015

The price is pretty good, on sale.

I agree with you

That's a excellent choice.

You can make a complete sleeve job without problems.
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Thanks all smile.gif
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You dont need more then 550 watts for a system with a single video card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182262

750 if you want two cards

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182264

Otherwsie you got tons of other options

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

Corsair AX860i = overblown overhyped overpriced with gimmicky software
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