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post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
GIGABYTE|GA-78LMT-USB3 760G AM3+
AMD|6-CORE FX-6300 3.5G 8M
2Gx2|CORSAIR CMZ4GX3M2A1600C9
120G|KHX SH103S3/120G
1T|WD WD10EZEX SATA6G
WATER COOL CORSAIR | H80I
AMD HD 6850 2Gig GDDR5

Just built a new PC for my girlfriend with the above parts. I used an a thermaltake 600w PSU, but I noticed the fan rattling and figured the PSU was on it's way out. Well, the other day she turned her computer off and the next morning it wouldn't turn on. I looked at it myself, redid all the connections and none of the fans even spin, no power whatsoever.

I did the paperclip jumpstart and it worked... but this isn't definative since I don't have an ampmeter to check the amperage on each line.

I'll do more trouble shooting to make sure it isn't the mobo, but I'm 90% positive it's the PSU.

If I do replace it any suggestions on size for this build? I overclcoked the ram slightly to 1600, and might do a small overclock on the CPU since she uses it mainly for ArchGIS and other mapping programs (grad school for spacial analysis/geology) and some gaming.
Edited by xidious - 12/18/13 at 9:35am
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post #2 of 6
XFX Core Edition if you want something cheap thats still decent

Or Rosewill Capstone or Seasonic G if you can spend that much

You dont need more then 550 watts and even that is overkill for a 6850
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Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 
Yeah I'm thinking 450w is the minimum, and around 550w would be max, but how are the Rosewill PSU's? Does rosewill make them or are they rebranded?
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingPower
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post #4 of 6
They are all rebrands but most of them are decent or better

All you the info you want is here
http://www.overclock.net/t/1393472/rosewill-power-supplies-information-thread

And more here
http://www.overclock.net/t/1431929/psu-index-thread
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Seravee
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 
Awesome, I'm pretty picky about power supplies/venders, so this helps a ton! Thanks!
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G3258 EVGA Z97 Stinger (111-HR-E972-KR) Core 3D SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100364VXL Radeon R9 270X  G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingPower
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT/RF2 2.5 Toshiba Travelstar 1TB 7200RPM Cryorig C1 SILVERSTONE ST45SF-G 450W SFX12V SLI CrossFire ... 
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mini-ITX rig
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Desktop-Main
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
G3258 EVGA Z97 Stinger (111-HR-E972-KR) Core 3D SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100364VXL Radeon R9 270X  G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingPower
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT/RF2 2.5 Toshiba Travelstar 1TB 7200RPM Cryorig C1 SILVERSTONE ST45SF-G 450W SFX12V SLI CrossFire ... 
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post #6 of 6
Feel free to look at the other threads and and ask me if you have any questions
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Seravee
(27 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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