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Is 850W enough for this build?

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is a 850w Thermaltake Blackwidow enough juice to power this setup??
    
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850 will be enough, I've never heard of the Black Widow...I saw it on Newegg, but I always saw myself going to another brand :S But it will work fine.
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post #3 of 9
Absolutely. Refer to this article: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1488/18/

That entire system didn't even use 600W with two 6970's so 850 will be plenty.
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post #4 of 9


Looks enough though.
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post #5 of 9
The Black Widow is kind of a turd. 750W, even 650W would be fine for the system you posted. I suggest you refer to the Recommended Power Supplies sticky topic and find one that you like within the 650-750W range. Just avoid the Black Widow.
post #6 of 9
Well, yea. But I have my doubts about that black widow thingy.
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post #7 of 9
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cool thanks for the reassurance. yea they had a great deal at newegg and rather spending 200+ on a 1000w corsair psu and having waaaayyy overkill of power or spending 80bucks after rebates and discounts on a great thermaltake 850w haha just want to make sure it was a good decision.
    
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post #8 of 9
I only trust "Toughpower" branded Thermaltakes, anything else makes me nervous. But if you already own it, it will do.
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post #9 of 9
Here's what you can expect from the Black Widow 850W (and most Thermaltake units):
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/902
That's a review of the 750W version, but I believe they're mostly identical units.
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