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I already posted this in NVidia GPU section, but it doesn't seem like it was a great idea... even if it's only been a little while. Anyways, I'm (hopefully) making a purchase tommorow so I need to know soon if it'll be an ok fit.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1420794/gtx-760-power-consumption
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I'm planning on getting a GTX 760 (I'm right now on 2500k iGPU and it sucks 'cause my GPU died) and I'm unsure about two things. Brand and power consumption.

About brand, I'm thinking EVGA, Gigabyte, MSI... Asus perhaps? Anything wrong with any of these, and secondary what is best in your opinion.

And about power consumtion. I have a 2500k, downclocked to 3 Ghz and with power saving options... it says in hardware monitor it draws 50W at 100% load, aside from it I got three ram sticks, two HDD's and an optical drive. I have a LC - Power 600W (LC6600GP2 V2.3). It has 6 pin and 6+2 pin connector... and they're rated at 23A and 25A. How much, if at all, do I have to worry about?

You can answer either here or there. Or @ mods delete thread over there since I know this isn't really by rules (I'm REALLY sorry for being impatient and (possibly) disrespectful).
    
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post #2 of 8
450 watts is enough for a system with one 760

But your LC Power is not really a great PSU by any means

Not sure it can really do 600 watts
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Well I hope it can manage one 760. I'm not interested in more. heh
    
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If you are from the US a Rosewill Capstone 450 watts is a good option
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I can personally vouch for the Seasonic X650 Gold being stable and ultra-quiet. Can't speak for the others.
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I'm not really in position to get a new PSU, also... those PSU's you've mentioned, not avail. from where I'm from.
    
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Seasonic makes some of the best and most stable PSU's out there....anything Seasonic is quality thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JacekRing View Post

Seasonic makes some of the best and most stable PSU's out there....anything Seasonic is quality thumb.gif

Thanks buddy, though like I said... Not lookin' for a new PSU. smile.gif
    
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