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What power supply for a dual-socket system?

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I'm gathering parts for a dual-socket system that will eventually have a pair of E5 2630 v4's in it. No GPU, no overclocking. The system will be a new home ESXi server for game servers, VM experimentation, and the like.

I already have the motherboard in and it has not one, but two 8-pin power connections for the CPUs which I didn't even think about when planning parts. What PSU should I get? I shouldn't need much more than 250 watts but want something in the 400 - 500 watt range just to be safe. I need a standard ATX form-factor one.
Edited by mott555 - 8/19/16 at 6:29am
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Getting a PSU with two EPS plugs means you have to get at least a 650 watt
The EVGA SuperNova G2 650 watt has two EPS cables on it

http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=220-G2-0650-Y1
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
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Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt Phanteks Enthoo Luxe 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 Onkyo TX NR646  
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Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Getting a PSU with two EPS plugs means you have to get at least a 650 watt
The EVGA SuperNova G2 650 watt has two EPS cables on it

http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=220-G2-0650-Y1

Looks perfect, thanks!
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