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You should change your PSU even if it has enough wattage


This.
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What would you guys recommend if I was to get something new?

Thanks

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This is the card if it help's, I have ordered it now :-)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00HFA45FY/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Congratz on your new card. It is a beast and that cooler is considered one of the best around for an Air-cooled 290X.

Depending on budget, this XFX Pro 750 looks like a good deal.
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Congratz on your new card. It is a beast and that cooler is considered one of the best around for an Air-cooled 290X.

Depending on budget, this XFX Pro 750 looks like a good deal.

Its a Seasonic S12IIB for anyone that did not know
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Its a Seasonic S12IIB for anyone that did not know

Yeah it's a bit old and more of a 650W unit by today's standards, but it's the cheapest quality one I could find quickly.
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If you do change, go for a Cooler Master V700 or V850
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I know its the same series as I have but will this be ok?

http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Other+products/750W+Corsair+Builder+Series+750CX+80PLUS+Bronze+Power+Supply+?productId=51730

They are both built by CWT, since you're trying to replace the CX600 due to its quality, not wattage, look for something else on sale.
Choose one from this list:
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies/0_20

Any 600-700W unit would be fine.


EDIT: Not saying CWT is bad, but they changed their design on this platform with cheaper components for Corsair's CX line to fit in the low end of the price-spectrum.
Edited by eXXon - 3/4/14 at 11:11am
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I say this one

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-013-SF

For that price I would recommend the SeaSonic G750 with six PCIe connectors for kicks.
Plus their support as I've noticed recently is fantastic.
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They are both built by CWT, since you're trying to replace the CX600 due to its quality, not wattage, look for something else on sale.
Choose one from this list:
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies/0_20

Any 600-700W unit would be fine.


EDIT: Not saying CWT is bad, but they changed their design on this platform with cheaper components for Corsair's CX line to fit in the low end of the price-spectrum.

Right I get you now, think I will get what your first recommended due to price:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/XFX-PRO750W-Edition-Bronze-Certified/dp/B0045L4BJ6/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1393960662&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=XFX+XXX+Edition+750W

So this will be good for my system then? Its looking the most likely for me right now.

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