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Can I run i7 3570k on 4.5GHz and fully overclock 2xGTX 680s

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May 22, 2012 2:35:23 AM

What kind of power supply should I use?
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a c 149 K Overclocking
a c 111 ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 3:33:59 AM

Yes, I would get the Antec HCG 900W.
a b å Intel
a c 105 K Overclocking
a c 254 ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 3:37:44 AM

You really want to trust $1000 worth of video cards to a $60 power supply? The power supply is the single most important part of any computer.
a b å Intel
a c 149 K Overclocking
a c 111 ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 4:20:28 AM

Because a bad power supply can cause the most damage!
a c 205 K Overclocking
a b ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 10:34:51 AM

Most consider buying a power supply to just cover their needs, but if you go for higher power, your power supply will never be straining at any point, it will literally cruise through all you throw at it, never overheat or even kick into high load range.

My 2 cents on this subject is suggested below.

Consider these.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007657%20600014027%20600014113%20600037998&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&CompareItemList=58|17-256-069^17-256-069-TS%2C17-256-082^17-256-082-TS%2C17-139-014^17-139-014-TS

Below is what I'm presently running with 2 580GTX in SLI.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817194046
a c 205 K Overclocking
a b ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 11:04:23 AM

anort3 said:
You really want to trust $1000 worth of video cards to a $60 power supply? The power supply is the single most important part of any computer.


^ True Wisdom!
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May 22, 2012 12:20:32 PM

4Ryan6 said:
^ True Wisdom!

I rather save the $500 instead for another card and I would use the $500 for a 120GB SSD with a 650Watts high end PSU just for a single GTx 680 and the rest of the money for a better CPU cooler...
a c 205 K Overclocking
a b ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 12:55:44 PM

legendkiller said:
I rather save the $500 instead for another card and I would use the $500 for a 120GB SSD with a 650Watts high end PSU just for a single GTx 680 and the rest of the money for a better CPU cooler...


That makes a lot of sense!




a b å Intel
a c 149 K Overclocking
a c 111 ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 3:17:39 PM

Because Crap Psu can blow up your system. Had a flaming HDD before because of a crappy 700W rocketfish psu...always go with a corsair, antec, seasonic, or xfx powersupply!
a c 205 K Overclocking
a b ) Power supply
May 22, 2012 4:06:23 PM

amuffin said:
Because Crap Psu can blow up your system. Had a flaming HDD before because of a crappy 700W rocketfish psu...always go with a corsair, antec, seasonic, or xfx powersupply!


or Silverstone, Enermax, PC Power & Cooling, and Fortron for that matter.
a b å Intel
a c 149 K Overclocking
a c 111 ) Power supply
May 23, 2012 2:54:01 AM

4Ryan6 said:
or Silverstone, Enermax, PC Power & Cooling, and Fortron for that matter.

There are too many! :pt1cable: 
May 23, 2012 9:04:53 PM

Will this one work?
AZZA Titan 1000W PSAZ

Its 1000w
80+ Bronze
Only 105$!
It got out of stock in new eggs a few times

amuffin said:
Yes, I would get the Antec HCG 900W.

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a c 105 K Overclocking
a c 254 ) Power supply
May 23, 2012 9:37:27 PM
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Ok I have already said this. AZZA power supplies are made by Super Flower and they make some very good units. But AZZA is not a brand I am familiar with. There are basically no reviews for any of their power supplies.

http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page13100.h...


Since you are spending $1000 on graphics cards do you really want to chance that much money to an unknown?

Brands I trust across the board. Corsair, Seasonic, PC Power and Cooling, XFX, Silverstone, Enermax, OCZ and Antec. You can probably add Kingwin to that list.

You only need a quality 850w power supply as has already been stated. In my first post above there is a newegg comparison of 5 very good models. If it was me needing to power $1000 worth of graphics cards I would be looking at even higher end power supplies than those personally but any on that newegg list will work just fine. Finding the cheapest power supply in your needed power range is never a good idea.

If it was me this would be my hands down choice.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
May 24, 2012 2:35:37 AM

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a b ) Power supply
May 24, 2012 3:45:39 AM

4Ryan6 said:
or Silverstone, Enermax, PC Power & Cooling, and Fortron for that matter.


you forgot about the new rosewill PSUs. they were crappy quality but they are on par with all the rest if not even better.
May 24, 2012 11:35:05 PM

I know I am planning it for future :pt1cable: 

4Ryan6 said:
That makes a lot of sense!

May 24, 2012 11:45:00 PM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Will this be enough ?

4Ryan6 said:
Most consider buying a power supply to just cover their needs, but if you go for higher power, your power supply will never be straining at any point, it will literally cruise through all you throw at it, never overheat or even kick into high load range.

My 2 cents on this subject is suggested below.

Consider these.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007657%20600014027%20600014113%20600037998&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&CompareItemList=58|17-256-069^17-256-069-TS%2C17-256-082^17-256-082-TS%2C17-139-014^17-139-014-TS

Below is what I'm presently running with 2 580GTX in SLI.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817194046
May 25, 2012 2:53:08 AM

Thank you very much for your time!

anort3 said:
Yes and it's a very good power supply. Made by Seasonic.

a b å Intel
a c 105 K Overclocking
a c 254 ) Power supply
May 25, 2012 3:15:28 AM

Glad we could help.
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