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Hi!

Just a quick question, I'm about to purchase a new machine (very modest), and I would want to know if the Corsair PSU 850AX can support below hardware:
  • CPU: Core i7 950
  • Cooler: Noctua NH-D14
  • MOBO: Asus Saberthoot X58
  • eVGA GTX470
  • RAM: Corsair 6GB
  • HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB
  • DVD: LiteOn 24x

I know that, for a respectable gamer (who I am not at the moment, but planning to be ), overclocking is a must, but I think that is not necessary, at least for me. BUT in case I decide to have it overclocked, is that power supply capable of supporting such configuration (3.8 Ghz or similar)?

Thanks for your help.
post #2 of 4
More than enough..
You could get away with a QUALITY 750 watt unit, and still have room for another 470...
I ran SLI 470's on a Corsair TX 750..
post #3 of 4
Of course, you could probably do SLI on that sucker as well.
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post #4 of 4
500w is fine for one GTX 470... You could easily SLI.
Edited by GameBoy - 2/1/11 at 8:58pm
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