Is this PSU good for 4870x2??

Hey, i'm building a new system and just wondering if my PSU is a good choice for the 4870 x2.

XION Supernova XON-800R14N 800W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply - Retail

Too much? Too little? Just Right?
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  1. It's more than enough. However if I were you i would go with a more well known brand Corsair, Antec, OCZ. A 600-700 watt PSU should be more than enough
  2. Thanks, Appreciate that!
  3. I'd go with this one. It has the same specs as the one you posted, and is made by ABS.
  4. The HD4870x2 uses 264w of power at load, with the rest of your system a 650w would probably run it, but with overclocking, possible RAID, case fans, RAM etc. you're better off going with a quality 750w to keep it in the efficient part of it's power band. The Corsair 750w and PC Power and Cooling 750 are both $100 after rebates and with free shipping at Newegg right now and both get great reviews across the board, go with one of them.
  5. I heard its better to have a Modular PSU. Is this true? If so, why? Should i get one and which one would you perfer?
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