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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Headroom is always great just not too much

You should not get more then 150 watts headroom more then that and its overkill which drops the efficiency

Of course if more video cards will be added later then it makes more sense
Yeah, that is my way of thinking.
Maybe I have an 'overkill' mindset, but I like to have maybe too much headroom, lol but not to the point of losing efficiency.
But you are right of course.
    
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If you get a Fractal Design Newton R3 600 watts then you have more then enough headroom

But not too the point that efficiency drops too much

http://www.overclock.net/t/1391520/fractal-design-power-supplies-information-thread
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post #13 of 16
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If you get a Fractal Design Newton R3 600 watts then you have more then enough headroom

But not too the point that efficiency drops too much

http://www.overclock.net/t/1391520/fractal-design-power-supplies-information-thread
Slightly OT shilka,
but how much efficiency can you lose with maybe 100w unused?
    
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post #14 of 16
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Slightly OT shilka,
but how much efficiency can you lose with maybe 100w unused?

Am not an efficiency expert that would be Two Cables

So no i cant help you there sory

It becomes even harder when you look at it this way an overkill platinum PSU costs the same to run as a gold PSU that fit your needs
Edited by shilka - 10/11/13 at 6:12am
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post #15 of 16
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Just purchased the seasonic 660w platinum lol the best of the best should make thigns easier, now onto mobo and ram, what is the ideal ram speed for a 4770k, 2133? I plan to oc to as high as possible on air, but that's a different thread
post #16 of 16
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Just purchased the seasonic 660w platinum lol the best of the best should make thigns easier, now onto mobo and ram, what is the ideal ram speed for a 4770k, 2133? I plan to oc to as high as possible on air, but that's a different thread

You just bought the series with bigest coil whine problems

And its not the best of the best
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