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Hello
I am going to upgrade my rig next month.
I will be switching out my 670 sli for 780 sli and i am starting to doubt if i will have enough power.

My full pc specs will be:
Intel 3770k @ 4,2 atm
EVGA GTX 780 SC sli (ref. cooler)
MSI Z77A-GD65 mobo
16 GB Crucial DDR3 BallistiX 1600 mhz ram
2 SSD's and 1 normal 7200 rpm HDD
For cooling i have a Corsair H100i
and 13 Corsair SP120 pwm fans and 1 Corsair AF140 pwm fan.
One Corsair link, with two cooling nodes.
and all fitted in a corsair 900D


Will i have enough power to run this on my HX 850W?
Will i be able to get my 3770k up to 4,5 and even do some overclocking on my 780's?

Hope you can help me with this smile.gif

Regards Martin thumb.gif
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Yeap, you'll be just fine.
I'm running my sig with AX750 including 14 fans total.
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Considering ref cooler on those 780Ti's, yeah I'd say you'd be fine as you'll be cooler limited by those cards before you have to worry about wattage. Enjoy your new rig.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by donrapello View Post

Yeap, you'll be just fine.
I'm running my sig with AX750 including 14 fans total.
Great biggrin.gif repped for the answer
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

Considering ref cooler on those 780Ti's, yeah I'd say you'd be fine as you'll be cooler limited by those cards before you have to worry about wattage. Enjoy your new rig.
Well it will just be 780's cant justify the price for the Ti versions compared to the performance, but thanks for the reply anyway smile.gif
Edited by BirdmanDK - 3/17/14 at 1:24am
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post #5 of 8
Quote:
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Great biggrin.gif repped for the answer
Running the same psu no issues whatsoever ^^
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Unless you are going to overvolt you could power it with a 750 watts

Go with the Cooler Master V or EVGA SuperNova G2 instead they are better units that are better priced then the Corsair HX units

Corsair HX are in the same range as the Seasonic G series and Super Flower Golden Green which means they are mid range not high end

V and G2 are high end
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Quote:
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Unless you are going to overvolt you could power it with a 750 watts

Go with the Cooler Master V or EVGA SuperNova G2 instead they are better units that are better priced then the Corsair HX units

Corsair HX are in the same range as the Seasonic G series and Super Flower Golden Green which means they are mid range not high end

V and G2 are high end

Well i allready have a HX 850w, not going to bother switching that if it can run the system spec i wrote in my first post smile.gif
But thanks for the reply anyway thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BirdmanDK View Post

Well i allready have a HX 850w, not going to bother switching that if it can run the system spec i wrote in my first post smile.gif
But thanks for the reply anyway thumb.gif

Did not see you where from Denmark too lol

Anyway you dont need a new PSU
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