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Final build (thank god) just need psu opinions.

Ok hey guys,

Firstly i want to thank everyone who helped me reach this stage. I'm finally ordering parts for my budget gaming rig! :D

I just need some help choosing a psu as i don't know what to go for. i have 3 options so far. I'm based in Australia. I wanted a larger W so i could have some head room for future expansion and also so that my psu wasn't at great loads.

Antec HCG modular 620w $115

Antec HCG 900w (USED) for 1-2 months this year in a cross fire set up. owner provides receipt and remaining warranty $130

Antec vp series 700p- 700w. heres ebay link, also new
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/400687204605

Heres my build

i3 4130
asrock z87m extreme4
Reference r9 290
2tb seagate hd
looking at g.skill 4gv2 1600 1.5v ram
coolermaster k380 case
AND PSU

So what do i do? Any other suggestions for psus?
Once again bear in mind im in Australia so i prefer msy/cpl/umart

edit: the antec 900 is on bid so its likely ill lose that,
found another though

seasonic x series 650w found at a shop for $115
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088 link just for reference.

double edit: or the seasonic ss 650rm, i think this is gold and modular.
thanks
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  1. I'm really puzzled by your whole build.

    Why such an expensive gpu and a dualcore cpu? I would pick a nice quadcore with a r9 280X/gtx 770.
    Why keeping the option for crossfire at all? I would pick an atx motherboard for some space between the cards.
    Do you really need 2gb's of storage?
  2. Honestly this build is fine as it is. The only thing I would change is get an h87 with an i3. But for planning xfire, you will def. want to upgrade that cpu. An i5 is not much more than an i3 when you are gonna spend around 1k on the graphics.
  3. Well the r9 was clearance price so i got it really cheap, only reason im buying it. Plan on upgrading i3 later on to an i5.
    Still need psu though lol
  4. singeaninja said:
    Well the r9 was clearance price so i got it really cheap, only reason im buying it. Plan on upgrading i3 later on to an i5.
    Still need psu though lol


    The 1st 290 was on clearance or getting both on clearance? and if you haven't got the i3 yet, you might as well start with the i5.
  5. Best answer
    If the i5 you're chosing isn't for overclocking would a 750watt be sufficient like this one,
    http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-power-supply-rs750amaag1
    and even with an i5 4670k overclocked could it imo be enough,though most will recommend at least a 850watt for that and a little extra wouldn't hurt to be safe.
  6. I appriciate the effort you guys put in but no one has answered MY question... i had stated the psus that were available to me i'm not looking for anything else ( unless you are telling me i need more wattage etc).

    also, i ended up getting the antec 900, but have some second thoughts so now im trying to resell.
    Assuming its in perfect condition should i just keep it? or sell and get some 650w 80+ gold?
  7. For crossfire would the antec be a good choice.
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