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post #11 of 56
You could run that off of a 550w if it was good, and any half decent 650w will handle it with ease, 850w is above and beyond overkill.
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post #12 of 56
Save yourself some(a lot of) dough,and realize that corsair is just overpriced.

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post #13 of 56
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Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
You could run that off of a 550w if it was good, and any half decent 650w will handle it with ease, 850w is above and beyond overkill.
Even the best 550W wouldn't be able to power that system with two GTX 570s in it. It might do it while everything is idling, but that's about it.
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post #14 of 56
I haven't read this thread yet, will go back and do that in a second, but I'm impressed that this thread got to 2 pages in 4 minutes.

EDIT: Yeah you're more than fine. THrow in some flood lights running off your PSU just for good measure.
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post #15 of 56
Like TwoCables said, you're good! And welcome to Overclock.net! Stay awhile, enjoy the chatter!
     
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Thanks for the welcome people, and you're helping me out lot. This is the first time I'm building on my own, so I'm super paranoid, and the PSU issue has given me the most pain out of all the choices I've had to make.
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Quote:
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Thanks for the welcome people, and you're helping me out lot. This is the first time I'm building on my own, so I'm super paranoid, and the PSU issue has given me the most pain out of all the choices I've had to make.
That's appropriate though because it's the most important part.
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post #18 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Even the best 550W wouldn't be able to power that system with two GTX 570s in it. It might do it while everything is idling, but that's about it.
Sure one could. A Corsair VX550 can do 700W easy (BestBuy sells the same unit as the Rocketfish 700W), and higher end units like the X560 and Kingwin LP-550 can do up to 750-800W.

It's just not really recommended, since you're exceeding the unit's stated rating.
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post #20 of 56
did you already buy the gtx 570? Apparently it has a terrible vrm design and they have been exploding for lots of people. I had to rma twice already ;[
    
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