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A 4670k is not a power hungry part, and max game loads will rarely cause stock 290Xa to pull more than 250w a piece. An 850w PSU is sufficient for such a setup.

If I was running two 290Xes I would hesitate to push for maximum possible load with my CPU and my 860w PSU, at least for any length of time, but a hyperthreaded SB-E will pull twice as much power as a non-HT Haswell quad (8-core FXes can be even worse in this regard), and the maximum load synthetic or certain other non-gaming loads can manage is far greater than what you'll see from games.

At game max cpu load my 4670k @ 4.6/1.275 draws about ~150w.
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I was able to run benchs and games with my 8320 4.5 ghz and 2 sapphire 290 TriX cfx on my 850 cm silent pro PSU but i was afraid that my powerdraw was borderline so i bought the V1000 .
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You bought fantastic psu....but you didn't had to. If you go crazy with volts + 150mV per card, then ye....
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At game max cpu load my 4670k @ 4.6/1.275 draws about ~150w.

More than I would have expected, but still far short of what I see on my SB-E or Bulldozer.

Still, you have enough left over for a pair of stock 290X cards.
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I was able to run benchs and games with my 8320 4.5 ghz and 2 sapphire 290 TriX cfx on my 850 cm silent pro PSU but i was afraid that my powerdraw was borderline so i bought the V1000 .

Probably a wise move.
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More than I would have expected, but still far short of what I see on my SB-E or Bulldozer.

Still, you have enough left over for a pair of stock 290X cards.
Probably a wise move.

150w is a peak, usually operates at 110-120w if cpu intensive.

And I too have the v1000 in my cart at amazon as we speak lol, 850w is doable but no oc overhead. Plus I wonder about running a psu that close to max all the time.
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With 4670k @ 4.7ghz 1.275v and the 290s at stock, game load power draw is under 600w. If I oc the cards that shoots to ~675w. This includes 8 fans, ssd, odd, though I had my hdds disconnected.

But basically, if you run the 290s at stock, an 850w psu is more than enough, even if you oc your cpu.

Thanks for the reply. Is a 650 Watts PSU sufficient for a single 290X, 4670K, 6 Fans, 3 SSDs, 2 HDD?
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Thanks for the reply. Is a 650 Watts PSU sufficient for a single 290X, 4670K, 6 Fans, 3 SSDs, 2 HDD?

More than enough in terms of max wattage. But what's the amps on the 12v rail?
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Would I be able to run a Tri X 290 with a 3570K, 1 HDD, 1 SSD, 2 sticks DDR3 1600 RAM, and 3 fans on this 450W SFX PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256084 (Steam Box)
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More than enough in terms of max wattage. But what's the amps on the 12v rail?

It is a Thermaltake Grand 650W. And it is 2.5 years old. The manual says - 12Vin1: single +12V rail design providing up to 52A.
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Would I be able to run a Tri X 290 with a 3570K, 1 HDD, 1 SSD, 2 sticks DDR3 1600 RAM, and 3 fans on this 450W SFX PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256084 (Steam Box)

450w is far higher than anything I've seen on my wall meter with a single 290. Usually stays 300-350w total system draw, and that's with 4670k oc'd to 4.6 and 290 with +50mV adjust. If you run cpu and gpu at stock I think you'd be ok, most I've seen the Tri-X 290 draw is about 230w. I don't know if 37a on the 12v rail is enough though, should be but not sure. Edit oh duh what am I saying 37a x12v = 444w.
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It is a Thermaltake Grand 650W. And it is 2.5 years old. The manual says - 12Vin1: single +12V rail design providing up to 52A.

Oh yeah that's fine.
Edited by taem - 3/19/14 at 12:53am
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