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Thx for your replies everyone smile.gif I might get a seasonic PSU then.. Dunno.

Anyway 760w is fine for my rig right? I thought 650w would be too little, so to be safe Im going with 760w.

You could easily get away with a 650w if you're going to run a 4770K and a single GTX 770, even 550w ought to be sufficient.
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Thx for your replies everyone smile.gif I might get a seasonic PSU then.. Dunno.

Anyway 760w is fine for my rig right? I thought 650w would be too little, so to be safe Im going with 760w.

You dont need that much power unless you have two high end video cards video cards

And you got many just as good op better options then just Corsair
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Honestly as efficient as new GPUs and CPUs are you'd have plenty of power with a descent 500W. Go 750W plus if you think you might go SLI in the future.

Yup - I was actually thinking of going SLI in maybe 18 months or 2 years time.

Cheers again for your kind help!

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post #14 of 20
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Originally Posted by svenge View Post

Technically speaking, all the CX-line PSUs under 750w are group-regulated without DC-to-DC conversion for the minor rails, and thus aren't compatible with Haswell's C6/C7 states.

Of course, that is easily remedied by disabling said states in the BIOS...

good to know, last i saw they still hadnt tested the lower cx series but claimed it should work
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post #15 of 20
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Well I'm kind of worried now and not sure which PSU to buy.

Apparently a lot of Corsair's PSUs have noise problems, either from the fans or from the coils. (Even some of the HX and TX series).

Not very reassuring...
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post #16 of 20
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Well I'm kind of worried now and not sure which PSU to buy.

Apparently a lot of Corsair's PSUs have noise problems, either from the fans or from the coils. (Even some of the HX and TX series).

Not very reassuring...

Super Flower / FSP / Delta / Enermax / ATNG is the answer then
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post #17 of 20
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Well I'm kind of worried now and not sure which PSU to buy.

Apparently a lot of Corsair's PSUs have noise problems, either from the fans or from the coils. (Even some of the HX and TX series).

Not very reassuring...

on my 3rd corsair PSU and ive had no noise issues at all
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post #18 of 20
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Well I'm kind of worried now and not sure which PSU to buy.

Apparently a lot of Corsair's PSUs have noise problems, either from the fans or from the coils. (Even some of the HX and TX series).

Not very reassuring...

stay away from the " i " models, the rest of their PSU line is pretty solid! thumb.gif
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post #19 of 20
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Ordered the TX750 V2 . We'll just have to wait and see what happens..

I guess I could have gone with a 650 and saved myself some cash but oh well. It's good to have some headroom I suppose.
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post #20 of 20
Any quality PSU of the proper wattage will be fine for Haswell, just disable C6/C7 power states (if not already done by default) in your BIOS unless you have done the research and found that your PSU is C7 Haswell approved ( or has DC to DC voltage regulation).
Edited by Jayjr1105 - 6/6/13 at 8:09am
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