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Old 09-07-2011, 06:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What good cheap PSU to get for this rig?

Pc sometimes goes all jumpy on me, inthink it's because lack of power.....
Anyway any ideas what I would need ?
P67 sabertooth mobo,i7 2600k , gtx 580 SLI (x2), h60 watercool, vengeance 8Gb ram, 1 ssd, 1 hdd, 1 wireless network card (pci x1), and a couple of fans ....

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Old 09-07-2011, 06:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

I would get the H80 or the H100.

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From guru3d.com:
GeForce GTX 580
On your average system the card requires you to have a 650 Watt power supply unit.

GeForce GTX 580 in SLI
A second card requires you to add another 250 Watts. You need a 900+ Watt power supply unit if you use it in a high-end system (1 KiloWatt recommended if you plan on any overclocking).
I would say either:
PC Power and Cooling Mk II 950w $150 ($20 MiR).
OCZ ZX 1000w $200 ($30 MiR).

It looks like you put a good chunk of change into your other components, you don't want to risk getting a "cheap" PSU and possibly frying any/all of them.
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Newegg.com - Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

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