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650, 750, or 850?

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Gonna be using an i5 SB 2500K build with dual 560ti in SLI. Hyper 212 + cooling, 8GB RAM, 2 HDDs and planning to upgrade to SSD a few months down the road. It's my first build so I'm going to go for a modular PSU to make sure everything goes smoothly. I'm still confused on what PSU I should get in order to have breathing room for all these upgrades. Thanks in advance!
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Gonna be using an i5 SB 2500K build with dual 560ti in SLI. Hyper 212 + cooling, 8GB RAM, 2 HDDs and planning to upgrade to SSD a few months down the road. It's my first build so I'm going to go for a modular PSU to make sure everything goes smoothly. I'm still confused on what PSU I should get in order to have breathing room for all these upgrades. Thanks in advance!
A quality 650 watt will do nicely. The setup you have in mind is very similar to my own.

Look at the NZXT hale 90 650watt, the Corsair HX 650watt, the Seasonic x650 gold, and the Antec TruePower New 650 watt.
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120gb Intel 320 (OS) 500gb Samsung 850 Evo Win 7 64 Viewsonic VX2250-Wm 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Seasonic G 550w Gold Lancool PC-K9B Logitech G5 X-Fi Titanium/AT-H700 
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Core i5 4690k Asus Z97 Sabertooth mk2 EVGA 970 8gb Kingston 1833mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
128GB Samsung 830 500GB Samsung 840 Evo allota fans but quiet! Win 7 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
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A quality 650 watt will do nicely. The setup you have in mind is very similar to my own.

Look at the NZXT hale 90 650watt, the Corsair HX 650watt, the Seasonic x650 gold, and the Antec TruePower New 650 watt.
+1 IMO a good 650w should do fine.
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