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recomendations would be nice for rig in sig..
i thought my current psu was a 780 watt. but i found the box the other night and noticed its only a 600 and its powering 2 overclocked 8800gtx's.
this could also be why any over clocks i do on my cpu. fail straight away.

i have around £150 uk pounds to spend.
a couple i was thinking about are the
antec 1000w
enermax galaxy 1000w

my g'cards both have 2 6pin power slots. so keep this in mind. but i do have some converters but they need two 4 pin molexes for one 6pin plug.

any help would be great. thanks in advance
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006
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post #3 of 14
Based on the information in your sig, a good 700W PSU should be fine. Your PSU is 780W but the actual wttage toward to 12v rails may be inadequate. You are in UK so is a website you prefer to get the PSU from? 1000W is abit overkill for this rig. Corsair 750tx or Antec 850 should be fine.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
Based on the information in your sig, a good 700W PSU should be fine. Your PSU is 780W but the actual wttage toward to 12v rails may be inadequate. You are in UK so is a website you prefer to get the PSU from? 1000W is abit overkill for this rig. Corsair 750tx or Antec 850 should be fine.

this is where i would like to buy from..
http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/p...x1y0z1p0s0n0m0
brand names at the top

maybe tomorro if they have what i need in stock.i only live a couple miles from there. so i can pick it up. im in no major rush but i wanna oc my cpu and i think my psu might be stopping me?

Dar_t i was wondering about the corsair
thanks for the help guys..
Edited by tat2monsta - 6/8/08 at 6:28am
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i like my TX750. it only cost me $135US. http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...html?CSR-TX750
   
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post #6 of 14
see if you can find a corsair TX750, I had the same problem with my last 600W, my SLI was ok but couldn't OC my GPU past a certain point. Switched PSU's and my problem is gone.
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post #7 of 14
Get his one corsair 750w is great

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...html?CSR-TX750

or if you want overkill to the max, this corsair hx1000 which is also modular is great.

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?CSR-HX1000
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
see if you can find a corsair TX750, I had the same problem with my last 600W, my SLI was ok but couldn't OC my GPU past a certain point. Switched PSU's and my problem is gone.
Quote:
Originally Posted by tkl.hui View Post
Get his one corsair 750w is great

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...html?CSR-TX750

or if you want overkill to the max, this corsair hx1000 which is also modular is great.

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?CSR-HX1000

TX750 FTW
   
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post #9 of 14
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reason i thought about a 1000w psu was so if in the future i need more zap.. i will have it allready under the hood without having to upgrade again

looks like the corsairs are in favour

Mtbiker033... is that the fantastic mr claypool avator?
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by tat2monsta View Post
reason i thought about a 1000w psu was so if in the future i need more zap.. i will have it allready under the hood without having to upgrade again

looks like the corsairs are in favour

Mtbiker033... is that the fantastic mr claypool avator?
why yes it is!! he has a TX750 too! lol
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