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well i will be OVerclocking 850/2100MEM you guys do the math cause reading all your guys posts gave me nausea.

i will OC my CPU and SLI

Just the question is again. is it enough to power my mobo that uses 1 8pins for mobo and then use 4pin+6pin x2 for GPU in SLI and OC'ing my CPU?

most people would not be able to resale the PSU'S i know that for a fact people don't do this often because no one really know the life spans and could cause problems.

i was thinking of reselling mine but who knows someone in the 775 era could use it LRG flat rate box FTW

the 850TX will do it. its your choice to decide if you want to upgrade or not. some things you may want to consider are the age and previous use of the PSU. if its an old unit or if it has been abused (heat, dust, pets etc), it will work harder to put out the 850w.

bottom line, the 850TX will do it as long as youre comfortable running it at 90%+ load during games etc. only you know your PSU's previous treatment.
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post #32 of 48
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Oh man, you are funny.

My fault for the poor wording, but you really don't have to tell me that as I already know. I was just trying to say that (assuming everybody knows the TX850 CAN do 850W-DC) running it near or maximum capacity would be fine, and if it couldn't do it then it wouldn't be an 850w PSU.
ok then, poor wording aside. lol. yes, its true for most corsair (and other quality units) that they will put out their rated wattage. i thought you were talking about all powersupplies, in which case, there are many companies that lie. i had hoped that someone who has been on this forum as long as you wasnt serious, but i had to take what was written. glad its cleared up now

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As for that part... Seriously?...
i had a momentary lapse in diplomacy. how i read your post before you cleared up what you meant to say really, really blew my mind. i apologize for that


hmm, i didnt mean to double post.. sry anyway
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post #33 of 48
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i actually got it like that brand new. just used for a bit i've only had it for about a year or 2.

i work outside the case so its just sitting on top of a desk fan up and just cables sitting around and about. doesn't take too much abuse cause i've been moving parts in and out.

thanks for the opinion. what happens when i go WC'ing definitely need a new PSU? and mobo is fine with only a 8pin right now also right?
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post #34 of 48
one year isnt bad for a PSU, 2+ or more you might start to see some age. 4-5 years, might want to upgrade.

if you go WC, imho, i would definitely upgrade. youre pushing 800w with OCd CPU and 2x OCd 480s. to water cool both GPUs and your CPU you will need a sizable rad and pump.
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post #35 of 48
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yeah right. so using 1 8 pin for the motherboard is good enough for now.

i'm already getting my EK blocks. all i need to do is order a kit
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post #36 of 48
you can use a 4pin for your CPU power connector. the 8pin is just for some extra juice to help with OCing.

and then ofcourse the 24pin main power connector


the watercooling kit for all that and several fans will probably take up that last 50w or so you have to spare. the 850TX could handle this, but tahts a lot to be running on an 850w unit, specially one thats 1-2 yrs old.

i still recommend upgrading for watercooling
    
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post #37 of 48
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4pin?
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post #38 of 48
this

goes into this


but if you dont have the 8pin version, you can use just one of the 4 pin things
    
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post #39 of 48
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oh i dont think i have that. i only have

1 8 pin 424 pin
2 8 pins for pci-e
2 6 pins for pci-e

thats all my chords
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post #40 of 48
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1 8 pin 424 pin
is there a typo there? 424 pin?
    
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