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I would will to have you enlighten me with what you would get for a PSU for the sig rig with w GTX 580 instead of the 5870.
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He's not the only one that knows PSU's .

And a quality 600w would be more than enough.
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I concur, a good 600-650w unit would be fine
Edited by reflex99 - 3/21/11 at 8:44pm
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post #4 of 13
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
He's not the only one that knows PSU's .

And a quality 600w would be more than enough.
u jelly?

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post #5 of 13
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
He's not the only one that knows PSU's .

And a quality 600w would be more than enough.
he is right....anyone whos read phaedrus's article and has read a decent amount of reviews can tell u that the Corsair hx/ax Series a good, the antec truepower are good, Seasonic m12II, S12II and Gold are good unites. the NZXT Hale90 are another strong series. all these series have ~600W unit that would be good. the truepower is probly the best bang for buck youll find.

Edit: XFX Series are good too.

Just saying but 90% of these are made by Seasonic...see a trend?
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600-650w unit would be fine
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He's not the only one that knows PSU's .
That.

A 500-550w is fine.
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That.

A 500-550w is fine.
I think 500w would be pushing it a LITTLE tight with a GTX580 plus overclocks. 550-600w would be about perfect though.
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Originally Posted by Havokr505 View Post
he is right....anyone whos read phaedrus's article and has read a decent amount of reviews can tell u that the Corsair hx/ax Series a good, the antec truepower are good, Seasonic m12II, S12II and Gold are good unites. the NZXT Hale90 are another strong series. all these series have ~600W unit that would be good. the truepower is probly the best bang for buck youll find.

Edit: XFX Series are good too.

Just saying but 90% of these are made by Seasonic...see a trend?
Except the Corsair's are CWT, the NZXTs are Superflower, etc?
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I think 500w would be pushing it a LITTLE tight with a GTX580 plus overclocks. 550-600w would be about perfect though.
500w is the minimum I would go, but it would definitely still work. Your PSU would just be working at/close to maximum output at full stress (nothing wrong with that either).

There's a couple units slightly below the 550w mark like the Neo ECO/HCG/S12II 520 which would work perfectly fine on an overclocked GTX 580/i7 rig.
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