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Right now I have had this PSU for 5 years. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341044

Running a 3570 non K at 4.2/ 1.1 volts.
Also has a 980ti Hybrid at 1500/7600- stock bios and +25mv in AB,
3 SSD's/ 3 internal mechanical 7200 rpm drives.
sound card/ 1 optical, 16 gigs ram, 4 case fans.

I have another 980ti hybrid coming tomorrow. With this psu be ok even with it being 5 yrs old? I ran 970's in sli before the single 980ti with no issues. Hoping it can handle another 150 watts.

BTW: I have the tower plugged into a 1500/900 watt UPS that is pure sine wave.

Am I ok with this PSU?

Thanks
post #2 of 22
Voltage Regulation could be better but its not bad or anything like that
And unless you are going to BIOS volt mod your video cards your PSU should be more then enough

No need to buy a new PSU unless its broken.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Voltage Regulation could be better but its not bad or anything like that
And unless you are going to BIOS volt mod your video cards your PSU should be more then enough

No need to buy a new PSU unless its broken.

Thanks for the reply! I was worried because of the age of the PS!

Thanks
post #4 of 22
Let met get this straight, you will be running 2 x 980 Ti's on an older 750W psu?

Btw, I had shut downs running 2 x 980 Ti with stock voltage on a 2-3 year old Corsair AX860 PSU, pretty much new psu, with 'seasonic internals'.
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I'm running a 1200W psu right now btw.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Marc79 View Post

I'm running a 1200W psu right now btw.

do the math for the components, 750w is sufficent

edit: haha whoops quoted the wrong post meant this post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marc79 View Post

Let met get this straight, you will be running 2 x 980 Ti's on an older 750W psu?

Btw, I had shut downs running 2 x 980 Ti with stock voltage on a 2-3 year old Corsair AX860 PSU, pretty much new psu, with 'seasonic internals'.

and also meant 850w, not 750w.....redface.gif wow bad at the internet today
Edited by Cysquatch - 8/29/16 at 3:23pm
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lol

speaking from experience?
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850 watt
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FWIW, I am running two 980 Tis at 1425mhz/1.2v and a 4770k at 1.4v and my Kill-a-watt meter, at the wall, shows me pulling just over 800 watts under load.


1000 watt gold rated PSUs aren't that expensive anymore. I would invest in one to keep your computer in the efficiency range of the PSU and it may save you a little money on your electric bill. Plus it will likely be the last PSU you have to buy for a long time.
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With him having an 850W with sparkle platform from greatwall, psu even after some aging it's 850W rating should be fine for what he needs. I agree with Shilka, unless he does some volt modding he should be fine to be honest. thumb.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by The EX1 View Post

FWIW, I am running two 980 Tis at 1425mhz/1.2v and a 4770k at 1.4v and my Kill-a-watt meter, at the wall, shows me pulling just over 800 watts under load.


1000 watt gold rated PSUs aren't that expensive anymore. I would invest in one to keep your computer in the efficiency range of the PSU and it may save you a little money on your electric bill. Plus it will likely be the last PSU you have to buy for a long time.

Going Gold rated to Gold rated isn't that big of a leap and won't change but possibly some cents to power bill if even that. As you said, you're pulling just a hair above 800 from wall, so psu is doing what maybe 730 Watts give or take 10 watts or so.
Edited by rx7racer - 8/29/16 at 2:09pm
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