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Hi everyone, I'm building yet another pc for someone and I was thinking of getting the Corsair TX650 for it but it took 3 weeks and it went out of stock and when it came back in stock, the price raised for reason I dont know biggrin.gif
So now I'm considering Corsair GS600.. >> Details Here <<
It is cheaper than the TX650, I can understand why because the TX650 I have on my pc is excellent! The difference is of $20

My concern is if it will be enough to SLI gtx 660 or the gtx 670 SLI if upgraded in future.

Other specs:
i5-3570 (non -K)
8gb Corsair Vengeance Ram
6 Case fans.
1x dvd rw

No overclocks on anything, everything will run at stock as per I'm informed.
Thanks!
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post #2 of 38
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Originally Posted by KenLautner View Post

Hi everyone, I'm building yet another pc for someone and I was thinking of getting the Corsair TX650 for it but it took 3 weeks and it went out of stock and when it came back in stock, the price raised for reason I dont know biggrin.gif
So now I'm considering Corsair GS600.. >> Details Here <<
It is cheaper than the TX650, I can understand why because the TX650 I have on my pc is excellent! The difference is of $20

My concern is if it will be enough to SLI gtx 660 or the gtx 670 SLI if upgraded in future.

Other specs:
i5-3570 (non -K)
8gb Corsair Vengeance Ram
6 Case fans.
1x dvd rw

No overclocks on anything, everything will run at stock as per I'm informed.
Thanks!

The Corsair GS is one of the most average and mediocre PSU´s you can find

Its not a bad unit but you can find better then that for not much more
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post #3 of 38
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If it's not bad then it's ok but will it be enough for SLI of gtx 660 or 670 ?
How is the CX series of corsair?
Or any other good from Cooler Master?
Almost every unit of Cooler Master is available but I couldn't find any with good reviews, if there is any I missed better than the CX and GS of corsair then I would like to know biggrin.gif
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post #4 of 38
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Originally Posted by KenLautner View Post

If it's not bad then it's ok but will it be enough for SLI of gtx 660 or 670 ?
How is the CX series of corsair?
Or any other good from Cooler Master?
Almost every unit of Cooler Master is available but I couldn't find any with good reviews, if there is any I missed better than the CX and GS of corsair then I would like to know biggrin.gif

Corsair CX is not recommended unless you are broke or have no other option

Corsair GS is about as average and passable as you can find

How much can you spend and where are you from?
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post #5 of 38
Don't SLI gtx 660. From someone who overclocked GTX 560 Ti's I highly regret it.

I read through a lot of forums and benchmarks etc that two GTX 560 Ti's = the power of one GTX 580. Simply not the case all the time though. In games like BF3 yes it will have GTX 580 power, but poorly unoptimized games it will run like crap. Get yourself the best graphics card you can instead of getting two subpar ones. I would not go with a power supply like the cx or gs. Get the Tx
post #6 of 38
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@shilka India. I can spend equal to the price of TX650. But my options are limited since not everything is available here nor is shipped from outside.

@JAM3S121 The target of this PC is 50+ fps @ 1080p (no AA will do) on games like Prototype, Assassins Creed series(new one's coming up), Resident Evil series and similar single player games biggrin.gif
I think gtx 660 2gb will be enough for the job here, do you think 1 gtx 660 will hold for a year ? SLI of 660 next year probably or a single gtx 670 / 680 / 780 according to prices.
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post #7 of 38
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Originally Posted by KenLautner View Post

@shilka India. I can spend equal to the price of TX650. But my options are limited since not everything is available here nor is shipped from outside.

@JAM3S121 The target of this PC is 50+ fps @ 1080p (no AA will do) on games like Prototype, Assassins Creed series(new one's coming up), Resident Evil series and similar single player games biggrin.gif
I think gtx 660 2gb will be enough for the job here, do you think 1 gtx 660 will hold for a year ? SLI of 660 next year probably or a single gtx 670 / 680 / 780 according to prices.

Corsair TX is alright and 650 watts is more then enough even with two GTX 660 cards

What Cooler Master units do you have available?
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post #9 of 38
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Originally Posted by KenLautner View Post

@shilka India. I can spend equal to the price of TX650. But my options are limited since not everything is available here nor is shipped from outside.

@JAM3S121 The target of this PC is 50+ fps @ 1080p (no AA will do) on games like Prototype, Assassins Creed series(new one's coming up), Resident Evil series and similar single player games biggrin.gif
I think gtx 660 2gb will be enough for the job here, do you think 1 gtx 660 will hold for a year ? SLI of 660 next year probably or a single gtx 670 / 680 / 780 according to prices.

its just not a good solution, down the road u will need more power and with two gtx 660 you are locked in, you can't add another card to the two you would be using and they are not as powerful as whats already out there. Its good for short term but long term bad idea
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I have a CX series pSu, to answer your question about the quality,my EVGA Supernova should be here today or tomorrow. I would skip it.
   
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