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I will be running 3 evga GTX 670 4gs in TRI SLI. I havbe a ASUS 990FX MB and will be running the new AMD 9590.(220watt) CPU. then the usual 1 dvd drive and one SSD drive with a few fans maybe 4. im looking at the EVGA 1000watt or the 1300 watt? which one I know more is better but Im looking for sufficient. the 1300watt one is 349 while the 1000 is 209$
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I will be running 3 evga GTX 670 4gs in TRI SLI. I havbe a ASUS 990FX MB and will be running the new AMD 9590.(220watt) CPU. then the usual 1 dvd drive and one SSD drive with a few fans maybe 4. im looking at the EVGA 1000watt or the 1300 watt? which one I know more is better but Im looking for sufficient. the 1300watt one is 349 while the 1000 is 209$

 

Your power consumption while gaming with this setup will never exceed 700W. Your average gaming power consumption will be closer to about 600-675W. So, you could power this with a good quality-made 750-850W PSU.

 

How much can you spend on the PSU and what stores can you order from?

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I usually order from newegg. they have good deals with rebates. they are very good with prices. So I should be fine with a 100 watt EVGA supernova then. I thought the TRI SLI would suck all the power
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1000w is fine. 220w is base on the 9590. Once you OC it can hit 250w. The amount of heat coming from it around and behind the mobo is massive.
I think you would be better off with 4770k (88w) over the 9590.
    
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I usually order from newegg. they have good deals with rebates. they are very good with prices. So I should be fine with a 100 watt EVGA supernova then. I thought the TRI SLI would suck all the power

 

But why spend $200-300 (G2 vs. P2) on an overkill PSU when you could spend $149.99 shipped, $129.99 after a rebate on the 750W Rosewill TACHYON Series PSU?

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182273

 

Or, the Corsair HX750 for $129.99 shipped for the 750W SeaSonic G Series:

 

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00E3R13VQ

 

I mean, why spend more than you have to? What would you be getting in the 1000W G2 or P2 that you wouldn't be getting from good 750W PSUs like these 2? I mean again, your power consumption while gaming with this setup will never exceed 700W. Ever. Your average gaming power consumption will be closer to about 600-675W. Again, while gaming. So, you could power this with a good quality-made 750-850W PSU.

 

If I were to recommend non-modular PSUs, then the price would be even lower - but I don't have fun when I recommend non-modular PSUs. :)

 

 

Edit: How far will you overclock the CPU?

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post #6 of 32
The brand new EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watts is very much worth looking at

Think price was 130$ US but cant recall
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post #7 of 32
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reason why I thought I needed a big is because on EVGA web sight power rating. 1 GTX 670 4gb draws 170 watts of power now x3 is 510watts plus the CPU is 710 watts. then I have to add in fans,Ram MB and HDD's.and a future water pump. I didn't want to make it close were the Power supply is almost overloaded.
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as for overclocking I have no idea yet. I have be out of the game for awhile. I here the AMD 9590 is already overclocked so I will see were it goes when I get this thing together. Mainly I wanted 8 cores due to my BOINC projects.(but I hear AMD cpu's don't have as manyu threads as INTEL. I had an INTEL i7 extreme with six cores 2 threads per core. I have no idea with AMD. this will be my first AMD chip in 15 yreas. I have always been loyal to INTEL until there new chips with 8 cores came out.
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as for overclocking I have no idea yet. I have be out of the game for awhile. I here the AMD 9590 is already overclocked so I will see were it goes when I get this thing together. Mainly I wanted 8 cores due to my BOINC projects.(but I hear AMD cpu's don't have as manyu threads as INTEL. I had an INTEL i7 extreme with six cores 2 threads per core. I have no idea with AMD. this will be my first AMD chip in 15 yreas. I have always been loyal to INTEL until there new chips with 8 cores came out.
The speed is not how good the cpu will be. Your i7 extreme would still be good today and better choice over the 9590.
    
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post #10 of 32
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I know but io already purchased the board and had my heart set on that chip. would you know if the AMD cores have threads? I know Intel does I think the 6 core ones are 2 threads per core but I don't know for AMD?
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