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850 watts is way overkill you could have 3 GTX 770 cards on a 850 watts

Maybe. I've always been of the opinion to give my rig lots of "breathing room" power-wise.

I use a CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold 1000w for my sig rig (2x 680's SLI) which equates to lots of overhead, putting minimal strain on the PSU

....but that's just my opinion. rolleyes.gif
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post #9162 of 16053
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Originally Posted by S@wyer View Post

Maybe. I've always been of the opinion to give my rig lots of "breathing room" power-wise.

I use a CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold 1000w for my sig rig (2x 680's SLI) which equates to lots of overhead, putting minimal strain on the PSU

....but that's just my opinion. rolleyes.gif

Sure its not bad having extra but more then 200 watts extra and its just overkill
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post #9163 of 16053
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

850 watts is way overkill you could have 3 GTX 770 cards on a 850 watts

Maybe. I've always been of the opinion to give my rig lots of "breathing room" power-wise.

I use a CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold 1000w for my sig rig (2x 680's SLI) which equates to lots of overhead, putting minimal strain on the PSU

....but that's just my opinion. rolleyes.gif
Too much headroom is kinda bad which results in extra heat as the PSU tries to keep lower wattage. In your system, you not going more than 400-500w. Your stress load will vary.
Your headroom is beyond 200w, 60-70% range is what I like to be in for a sweet spot.
    
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post #9164 of 16053
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850 watts is way overkill you could have 3 GTX 770 cards on a 850 watts

So a 750w would b sufficient if my cpu is i5-4570 and i'm doing light overclocking without touching the voltage on my gpu? Even when im playing high end games at ultra with no/2x AA max?

Btw, what psu are you using?
post #9165 of 16053
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Too much headroom is kinda bad which results in extra heat as the PSU tries to keep lower wattage. In your system, you not going more than 400-500w. Your stress load will vary.
Your headroom is beyond 200w, 60-70% range is what I like to be in for a sweet spot.

As a note most PSU's run "best" around 50-60% load level but also a lot of the time only the higher end PSU's have enough quality ampage per line regardless of the actual wattage for SLI/Crossfire

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I'm puzzled here, what is the material used in the Define cases to dampen sound and/or vibration called?
I'm kinda wanting more.
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Originally Posted by Sp33d Junki3 View Post

Too much headroom is kinda bad which results in extra heat as the PSU tries to keep lower wattage. In your system, you not going more than 400-500w. Your stress load will vary.
Your headroom is beyond 200w, 60-70% range is what I like to be in for a sweet spot.

I'm thinking about getting duel 780's soon. However, I'm not sure my PSU is enough. (AX 760). Various wattage calculators say I need between 840-1200 watts min. So I can see why people buy PSUs with more wattage they they will ever use.
post #9168 of 16053
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Originally Posted by echo27fire View Post

I'm thinking about getting duel 780's soon. However, I'm not sure my PSU is enough. (AX 760). Various wattage calculators say I need between 840-1200 watts min. So I can see why people buy PSUs with more wattage they they will ever use.

You dont need that much you can keep your AX760

Getting real tried of those damm calculators

They are often wrong either to sell you a bigger PSU or to cover all the crappy ones that cant do their rated wattage

A system with two video cards and overclocks will almost never go above 600 watts from the wall no matter what
Edited by shilka - 9/5/13 at 1:35pm
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I would look at some reviews for your card and find the OCed Furmark power draw. Add those to the rest of your system max power draw, add 100W to be on the safe side and you'd be all set to go.

Furmark draws such a ridiculous amount of power that this should give you waaay more than enough headroom. I would take the additional headroom though for benching - my rubbish PSU can't handel simultaneous Furmark + P95, which is something I plan to rectify in a year or two with my next rig.
post #9170 of 16053
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I'm thinking about getting duel 780's soon. However, I'm not sure my PSU is enough. (AX 760). Various wattage calculators say I need between 840-1200 watts min. So I can see why people buy PSUs with more wattage they they will ever use.
AX760 is more then enough. These PSU calculators are annoying, which makes people buy more then they need, and not even close to accurate. Even some reviews are way off.
Just now my system with P95+Furmark is 308w is only happens with CPU+GPU is 100% stress. Under normal usage, like gaming 200-250w. Varies with game I play, like GW2 is 220w.
I'm not even using 50% of my AX650. I can add another GTX670 and wont even break 400w.
    
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