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Good afternoon folks,

Currently in the middle of putting together a list of components for a new build I'll be doing in the next month or so. Got pretty much everything else dialed in, just have the PSU left, and sort of settled on the Corsair TX750W but thought I'd run it past as many people as possible just to make sure it's ample.

The new build will include:

Intel i5 2500k (SB) 3.3Ghz - OC to as high as I can push it on air
Asus P8P67 PRO
G.Skill Ripjaw X 4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 C7
2x ATi 5850 1gb in Crossfire - Already have 1 OC to 980/1250@1.25v and plan on doing the same with the other if it will go that far.
1x 320GB, 1x 500GB Seagate HDDs, with a 100GB SSD added later.
And the usual 4 case fans and solitary DVD drive.

Will the 750w Corsair be enough? It doesn't hurt to be sure, and I've bought some crap/incapable PSUs in the past, don't want to be doing the same thing again.

Cheers in advance.
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Originally Posted by iamgoatman View Post
Good afternoon folks,

Currently in the middle of putting together a list of components for a new build I'll be doing in the next month or so. Got pretty much everything else dialed in, just have the PSU left, and sort of settled on the Corsair TX750W but thought I'd run it past as many people as possible just to make sure it's ample.

The new build will include:

Intel i5 2500k (SB) 3.3Ghz - OC to as high as I can push it on air
Asus P8P67 PRO
G.Skill Ripjaw X 4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 C7
2x ATi 5850 1gb in Crossfire - Already have 1 OC to 980/1250@1.25v and plan on doing the same with the other if it will go that far.
1x 320GB, 1x 500GB Seagate HDDs, with a 100GB SSD added later.
And the usual 4 case fans and solitary DVD drive.

Will the 750w Corsair be enough? It doesn't hurt to be sure, and I've bought some crap/incapable PSUs in the past, don't want to be doing the same thing again.

Cheers in advance.
easy ! my rig in sig is only using like 500 - 580 watt
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So long as its a newer 750W with 4x 6-8pin PCI-E..you should be ok. I would think about getting a 800 or 850W personally with 2x cards like that though. You wont have issues out of the box...but you may run into a PSU limit once pushing clock speeds on the rig.

*oc'ing is rarely about having enough... rather- its having 'more than enough'. Power must be kept stable to maintain clock speeds.
post #4 of 16
Simple answer would be yes, but why TX? Why not modular

I soo want to go modular, only if someone else payed for my driving lessons
Edited by Cee - 1/20/11 at 5:00am
    
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5850 is a 160w GPU. The 750tx can pull 60a/720w from 12v so it should be fine for your SB CF rig.
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HX750W yeh?
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more than enough... i ran my current rig with 2 4870's easy
    
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post #8 of 16
It is enough but I suggest getting a newer model like:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371022
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207003
Or even a 650w:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371021
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207002

They are also modular which is a useful thing to have.
Edited by Kasp1js - 1/20/11 at 5:13am
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post #9 of 16
Yup, 750W is more than enough for that.
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Originally Posted by CL3P20 View Post
So long as its a newer 750W with 4x 6-8pin PCI-E..you should be ok. I would think about getting a 800 or 850W personally with 2x cards like that though. You wont have issues out of the box...but you may run into a PSU limit once pushing clock speeds on the rig.

*oc'ing is rarely about having enough... rather- its having 'more than enough'. Power must be kept stable to maintain clock speeds.
I know what you mean, although when you start going for a quality 800W+ you're getting out of my price range. Not really looking to spend much over £80 if I can help it. Also it does have 4x 6pin which is one of the reasons I choose it for CF.

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Originally Posted by cee View Post
Simple answer would be yes, but why TX? Why not modular

I soo want to go modular, only if someone else payed for my driving lessons
I would go modular if I could afford it! But I'm pretty much in the exact same boat as you, if I go over budget I'll be eating away at the money saved for driving lessons.
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