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How much power do I need?????

post #1 of 11
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Sytem I'm building

Mobo: ASUS M2N32-SLI DELUXE
CPU: 5000+ BE (I will over clocked around 3 +- GHZ)
RAM: I haven't buy it.
HD: I haven't buy it but it will be one regular Seagate or WD SATA 500MB)
VGA: 2 8800GTS 320MB (G80)

I will water cooled the CPU but with and external AC Power. The Fans and lights will be run with my old ATX 1.0 PSU I have.

Do I need to get a PC Power & Cooling S75QB 750W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703009

Or a 610W PC Power & Cooling will be enough.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005

The price will dictate the Ram I will buy. If I save some $$$ I will be able to get a faster RAM with the money I save, but If I need more power for my system to run safe and stable them I just buy a less fast Ram.

Thanks.

Any other suggestion of PSU will be ok
Edited by el_locoteee - 6/3/08 at 2:54pm
post #2 of 11
Not to do with the power, but maybe you might reconsider buying 2 old 8800GTS's especially since june/july is going to be quite a GPU release honeypot.
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post #3 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Outcasst View Post
Not to do with the power, but maybe you might reconsider buying 2 old 8800GTS's especially since june/july is going to be quite a GPU release honeypot.

No, I already got them.
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post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
Thanks.

I think I'm going with the 610W PC Power & Cooling

The Calculator told me I don't need 750


Checking this review really convince me.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ly-review.html
post #6 of 11
Heres another option but with 650w instead http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005
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post #7 of 11
Either the Silencer 610 or that Corsair 650 just linked would be good for you. They are both made by Seasonic and perform similarly and have the same 5 year warranty. Since they have the same price it, it is hard to tell you which one to go with. Both are good .
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post #8 of 11
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Thanks guys, now I know what to get. I will have to decide between the two PSU. I think I will go for the one with the best price tag/rebate
post #9 of 11
500W is good enough. 400W probably, but I wouldn't risk it.
600W+ is overkill, unless you intend to upgrade.
    
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post #10 of 11
i had a 500w and was getting random restarts with my sig rig... i picked up the silencer 610w and random restarts have stopped... FYI

also gonna add another 8800GT soon... wonder if my PSU will hold?!?!
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