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Originally Posted by I8THEBONES View Post

Check out the edit; his system isn't going to draw more wattage than that test system with a i7-3960X under any circumstance.

With a little OC.

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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

With a little OC.

CPU: Intel Core i7-3960X @ 4.3GHz

Even then it's not 550W.
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by I8THEBONES View Post

Check out the edit; his system isn't going to draw more wattage than that test system with a i7-3960X under any circumstance.

Depends how far things get pushed, but you are correct for most OCNers.
I usually stay out of 'how much psu do I need' threads, I often see higher than average power draw.
    
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by FtW 420 View Post

Depends how far things get pushed, but you are correct for most OCNers.
I usually stay out of 'how much psu do I need' threads, I often see higher than average power draw.

That's the great thing about me using my AX650 for everything. I have some knowledge to pass around based on what 650w can do with a high powered chip like a 3970x and hungry cards like Titans and GTX 480s.

A real eye opener was the time when people were asking for psu wattage with a couple of highly volted Lightning GTX 680s, there's some power!eek.gif
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