Build Help Tags: Power Supplies Intel Components Product Last response: March 23, 2011 12:45 PM in Components Share Gfurth1 March 22, 2011 4:25:32 AM Hey guys im building a computer for graphics work/gaming soon. here are all the parts: Intel core i7 2600k( i want to OC to 4.5) Thermaltake frio(i7 ready) 8mm heatpipes dual 120 mm fans intel/amd cpu cooler Sapphire Radeon 6950 2gb( flashing to 6970) G.Skill 6 gb(3x2) 240 pin ddr3 sdram ddr3 1600 Triple channel kit Samsung spinpoint f3 1tb 7200rpm sata Asus drw-24b1st/blk/b/as black sata 24x dvd burner Rosewill blackhawk gaming atx mid tower MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply Here are my questions: 1. Hows the powersupply? to much? to little? I may also crossfire another flashed 6950 in the future. Im just not sure how much i need with the OC and crossfire. 2. Am i doing anything wrong in this build? Missing anything? any thoughts or help is greatly appreciated More about : build dogman_1234 a b ) Power supply March 22, 2011 4:42:04 AM 1) Seems powerful enough. Make user it is Xfire ready. 2) nope. Just wait another day to see if any pros come and critique it. I would say go and build. Gfurth1 March 22, 2011 6:47:54 AM thanks for the reply. Does anyone else have any suggestions or info about the psu? Related resources New build help , budget of around $1,500 - Forum Budget $600 build . Need help - Forum New Build w/ Many Problems Need Help - Forum New Build w/ Many Problems Need Help - Forum New Build video card help - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Gfurth1 March 22, 2011 9:03:46 AM also does anyone know if the msi mobo is the best p67 board around that price range? ive heard mixed opinions about asus, gigabyte and msi. dogman_1234 a b ) Power supply March 22, 2011 3:52:21 PM It is all preferential. Emperus a c 91 ) Power supply March 22, 2011 5:56:09 PM If you are gonna run Adobe based apps and/or work with softwares such as 3ds Max, my recommendation is to go for a Nvidia video card.. Gfurth1 March 22, 2011 11:29:34 PM why do you suggest an nvidia card? and does anyone know about the psu? thats my main issue, will it be enough if i want to OC and possibly have another card in the future. Also i just decided to go for G.Skill ripjaws series 4x2 1600 ram. dogman_1234 a b ) Power supply March 23, 2011 1:03:42 AM I did say it was enough. tecmo34 a c 77 ) Power supply a b å Intel March 23, 2011 1:07:54 AM I ran two GTX 560 TI SC in SLI on my Corsair CMPSU850TX without issues on an overclocked Core i7 920. I won't worry about it basically!! Gfurth1 March 23, 2011 3:46:51 AM ooo ok cool good to know and thanks guys. Any other suggestions? Emperus a c 91 ) Power supply March 23, 2011 12:45:10 PM Adobe apps and 3DS Max tend to use CUDA cores very efficiently.. Thus my recommendation to get a Nvidia video card.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs this build worth it for $2000? Help ! ForumFirst computer, build check please help :( ForumNew build around 1000, help me out? ForumNeed help deciding on monitor for this build ForumNeed help with New Build ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumSeeking a good case for my gaming build. Please help! ForumNoob needs help with new computer build ForumHelp me find a RED CASE for my new 1000 build ForumJust put together first build...HELP PLEASE! More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !