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Quick question, what wattage am I lookin at for a 2600k build at 4.5-5GHz with SLI 460's? the 2600k build is turning up later today and I'm going to t
replace the board and chip that's currently in my sig with it. Thinking about getting another 460 used when the 560's launch. Oh and the 460's will be overclocked to the hilt.
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A good 650W will be more than enough. Something like the XFX 650W, Corsair, SeaSonic, etc. You could power it with less, but I find I always like to have some headroom so I can add upgrades.
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What's the coil whine like on them? I heard that corsair had trouble whine with the tx6**. My current corsair to dead quiet.
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Seasonic S/M12II-620 or the Antec TPN-650... whichever is cheaper. Realistically a 550w would be fine though.
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What about two 570's? Also have a Xonar STX
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Seasonic S/M12II-620 or the Antec TPN-650... whichever is cheaper. Realistically a 550w would be fine though.
Theres not enough PCI-E connectors on my 550W.
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What about two 570's? Also have a Xonar STX
A good 750W.

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Theres not enough PCI-E connectors on my 550W.
You can always use Molex-to-PCIe adapters, they present no major issues.
post #8 of 13
CORSAIR Professional Series AX850 850W has a 15 second startup loud noise. similar to some silverstone psu's noise problem.

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I'd look at the Antec TPN650, the Silverstone Strider+750, the Seasonic X750, Corsair HX650 or 750 depends how much you want to spend. A pair of 460s will run on a 650w unit, as will a pair of 570s at stock (just).
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[quote=4.54billionyears;12148366]CORSAIR Professional Series AX850 850W has a 15 second startup loud noise. similar to some silverstone psu's noise problem.




15 sec of noise... Head Explodes!!!!!!!!!

A 750W would be more than enough..
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