What PSU to choose?

Hello,

I'm thinking of buying the following components:
EVGA X58 FTW3
Intel I7-950
Corsair XMS3 TR3X6G1600C7 3x2GB
Noctua NH-U9B SE2
Sapphire Radeon 4890Vapor-X 1GB(Already have this one)
Intel X25 80 GB SSD(Already have this one)
WD 1TB HDD

I'm probably not going to buy a new GFX card anytime soon, since I'll just use the 4890 I have in my current computer.

But which PSU should I go with? I was thinking of the Cooler Master GX 750W, but I dont know if 750W is enough.

Thanks in advance,

Grant
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  1. 750W would be good even for SLI like GTX460.
  2. a 500w PSU is more then enough to run your ATI 4890 setup and just about any single GPU card out there. in fact a crossfire setup won't break 500w in total system power. I would suggest a unit from corsair, seasonic, antec, or enermax.



    Processor(s): Intel i7 920 @ 3.8GHz (190MHz x 20)


    Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P (Supplied by Noctua)


    Motherboard(s): GIGABYTE EX58-UD5 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)


    Memory: 3 X 2GB OCZ Technology PC-12800 DDR-3 8-8-8-24 (OCZ3G1600LV6GK)


    Hard Disk(s): Western Digital 300GB Velicorapter (Supplied by Western Digital)


    Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2, Windows Vista SP1 64-Bit

  3. Enough? A good quality 500w psu will be enough if you don't plan on crossfire or sli.

    Where are you going to be buying from, I may be able to recommend a better psu for ya.
  4. Thanks guys.

    @sportsfanboy, I live in Holland and I will be buying from a dutch webshop. Dont know if you understand dutch, but here's a link to the PSU section of the website:

    http://translate.google.com/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://www.alternate.nl/html/highlights.html%3Fhgid%3D1257%26tgid%3D1366%26%26tgid%3D1402%26tn%3DHARDWARE%26l1%3DVoedingen%26
  5. What's your budget?
  6. sportsfanboy said:
    What's your budget?


    Budget for the PSU; ~80 Euro

    @Hell_storm. The links link to the PSU Main page, not a specific PSU.
  7. the antec Earth Watts 500w or High Current 520w would be solid choices.

    OCZ modstream 500w would be a budget option

    the seasonics are over priced on that web site
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