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post #1 of 13
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As the title says. Ironing out the kinks in my new rig before I purchase everything.

List as follows:
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
EVGA 750i FTW mobo or ASUS P5N72-T Premium
OCZ Reaper HPC 1066 memory
Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 500 gb 32mb drive
Possibly WD Raptor 10000RPM 150gb drive
2 DVD burners
NZXT Tempest case
And GTX 280, plan to SLI in the future.

I don't know how much wattage to get, or what PSU will last a long time.
Edited by Avareyne - 6/15/08 at 5:00pm
post #2 of 13
You could try an 850w, but I'd go with a 1000W just in case, the card is a BEAST (especially if you decide to overclock)

The corsair 1000w is a good bet.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139007
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Noty.
Corsair 650TX is enough I think.
To be safe, I would go with the 750TX.
    
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Whatever you get, make sure it has 2x 8 PCI-E connectors.
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it needs a 550+ psu
    
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post #6 of 13
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Any possible way to stay around ~150?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817128010

Does it really need 1000 watt?
post #7 of 13
here look at this it need 550 watts of power, 1000 watts for tri SLI

here just get this PSU and you'll be set http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006

this PSU is excellent for $130 and is 80%+ efficient
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by A Russian :D View Post
here look at thos it need 550 watts of power, 1000 watts for tri SLI

here just get this PSU and you'll be set http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006
Don't they need 2x 8 pin? (yeah I'm confused, don't mind me). Heard good about corsair though and thermaltake too.

I only plan to dual SLI.
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post #10 of 13
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Ok that corsair doesn't have 8 pins though. I'm guessing I'd need 2 8 pin and 2 6 pin for the SLI.
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