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PSU for an FX 8350 and an R9 280X ASUS MATRIX

would this 850W XFX PSU be good enough for an FX 8350 and an R9 280X ASUS MATRIX?
(recommended wattage was 750W)

XFX 850W @ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207011&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=
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CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($184.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($124.97 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($144.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($356.30 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($94.25 @ NCIX US)
Total: $1035.48
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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  1. Even a decent 600-650 watt PSU is sufficient for your setup.
  2. IAMEXTREME said:
    Even a decent 600-650 watt PSU is sufficient for your setup.


    cool--i'll take the 650W XFX I had.

    why does ASUS recommend a 750W minimum PSU?
  3. Best answer
    Asus power supply calculator always recommends a higher wattage which i believe is an overkill.
    Get a XFX or Corsair.
  4. how about CM?
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    Cooler Master Silent PRO M2 650W @ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171068

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    XFX CORE Edition PRO 650W @ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207014
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    As per recommendations, I'm going to go with the XFX 650W

    Thanks for your help : )
  5. IAMEXTREME said:
    Even a decent 600-650 watt PSU is sufficient for your setup.


    What about an fx 8350 and a crossfire set up for 2 asus 280x matrix's? Would a gold rated 850 be enough or would gold rated 1000 be needed?
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