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post #1 of 9
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ok well lastnight my psu cooked itself and since the comp just instantly shutdown
I dont think it took anything with it thankfully. However, I need some good advice on
a 1000watt+ psu and no more xions thats the second one that I had cook itself

system is overclocked 8150 at 4k could go higher but I think the crappy supply was limiting me
both 7970s were clock 1050/1500 anyways the psu calc i have says its pulling bout 834watts
so I want a good 1k watt psu looking for suggestions my budget is upto bout $200

so far im looking at the evga 1000watt supernova G2 which is a little over that
any other suggestions ?
post #2 of 9
What do you need to power?

Unless its 3 video cards you dont need 1000 watts
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post #3 of 9
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Originally Posted by vedaire View Post

ok well lastnight my psu cooked itself and since the comp just instantly shutdown I dont think it took anything with it thankfully.

what was brand/model/age of the PSU that died?
post #4 of 9
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it was an xion 1000watt the one listed below and was only 2 years old

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817190030

2 overclocked 7970s
crosshair V formula mb
1 overclocked 8150 4k to 4.5k overclock on the chip usually around 4.5 most of the time
8 high perf led fans
plus my mcp655 pump not lucking at it but I think thats the one i have


I was putting a good 834watt load on it maybe more
so anything less then 1k would probably get pulled down hard.
at least thats what a couple of psu calcs showed anyways.
thats everything listed above plus fan controller keyboard mouse.
Edited by vedaire - 3/1/14 at 4:58pm
post #5 of 9
You dont need more then a good 850 watts for that system
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I used to have an EVGA 1000 G2 (before i went to the 1300 g2) and it was a very nice unit.
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by vedaire View Post

it was an xion 1000watt the one listed below and was only 2 years old

not seeing it on this list

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

so i'm gonna have to leave this discussion to someone more knowledgeable about who makes what PSU to chime in like Shilka who is already part of the discussion. general rule of thumb, if it's not on the list, don't waste your $ on it biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by psyclum View Post

not seeing it on this list

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

so i'm gonna have to leave this discussion to someone more knowledgeable about who makes what PSU to chime in like Shilka who is already part of the discussion. general rule of thumb, if it's not on the list, don't waste your $ on it biggrin.gif

Thats not always true as units that are EOL are removed from the list

Some of those units are still sold and are still worth picking up if the price is right
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post #9 of 9
yah, but better to stick with the list because EOL usually means older capacitors sitting on the shelf going stale biggrin.gif
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