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New rig consist of:

EVGA 780j mobo
Q6600
EVGA 8800 GTX

What is a safe PSU wattage?
    
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The first rule when looking for a Power Supply:

Never go by wattage. You need to look into product specifications and find out:
1. How many 12v rails there are.
2. How many amps on each rail.

For that rig, I'd definitely reccommend 36+ amps on the 12v rail.

This is an amazing power supply, and only 99 bucks after rebate. That's a steal.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341002
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Originally Posted by Retrospekt View Post
The first rule when looking for a Power Supply:

Never go by wattage. You need to look into product specifications and find out:
1. How many 12v rails there are.
2. How many amps on each rail.

For that rig, I'd definitely reccommend 36+ amps on the 12v rail.

This is an amazing power supply, and only 99 bucks after rebate. That's a steal.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341002
is that the same as this?
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...5424&CatId=106
can't seem to find the model number on tigerdirect.
    
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I just used one of those in a build and it is a very nice and quiet PSU...lotta cables...
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It looks to be the same, but the one on tigerdirect only has specs for 2 12v rails, while newegg says 4. Weird.
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post #6 of 12
Pc Power and Cooling 750W is good too. I believe 150 dollars.
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by Dominazn View Post
37A on 12v rails. Seem little bit for a 600W PSU. Don't know about your budget, how about this $60 Corsair 550VX. 41A on 12v rails.
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Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
37A on 12v rails. Seem little bit for a 600W PSU. Don't know about your budget, how about this $60 Corsair 550VX. 41A on 12v rails.
money is no object here.....joking..thx for the link

what do you too much? I will be installing the psu on a 780i mobo, q6600 and 2 8800 gtx
    
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post #10 of 12
Corsair 550VX, 520HX, or 620HX are good options for your power requirements and price range.
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