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March 18, 2013 10:38:28 AM

I'm buying an intel i7 3770k
Corsair 8gb memory
Msi geforce gtx 670
western digital 1TB
Samsung 128gb SSD
Asus P8z77-VLX
cooler master hyper 212 evo
what wattage psu would be recommended for this build?

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March 18, 2013 11:08:00 AM

Would that be future proof? as in if i add extra memory or graphics cards will it keep being effective?
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March 18, 2013 11:12:04 AM

Conallmccabe said:
Would that be future proof? as in if i add extra memory or graphics cards will it keep being effective?
no you want a 750W for 2 670's nVidia itself recommend 500W for a single 670.
http://www.nvidia.in/object/geforce-gtx-670-in.html#pdp...


For testing conducted for SLI 670, the resulting system consumption for SLI is 433W of which 293W are attributed to the gpu cards.
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-670-2-and-3wa...




All points out to 750W being more than enough.

Corsair 750TX V2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Seasonic made, 62 amps on the 12V, 3 yr warranty
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March 18, 2013 11:13:16 AM

bigcyco1 said:
Conallmccabe said:
Would that be future proof? as in if i add extra memory or graphics cards will it keep being effective?
no you want a 750W for 2 670's nVidia itself recommend 500W for a single 670.
http://www.nvidia.in/object/geforce-gtx-670-in.html#pdp...


For testing conducted for SLI 670, the resulting system consumption for SLI is 433W of which 293W are attributed to the gpu cards.
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-670-2-and-3wa...




All points out to 750W being more than enough.



agreed, if you think you might sli in the future, go for the 750 :-)
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March 18, 2013 11:24:08 AM

Thanks! I'll probably go for the 750w
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