Which PSU is best for my setup?

Hey guys, I was wondering which psu would be better for a system that has two radeon hd6950's (unlocked shaders and overclocked to 6970) in crossfire setup and a i5-2500k cpu with a moderate overclock.

XFX 650W XXX Edition P1-650X-CAG9 Power Supply Sealed

XFX 650W XXX Edition P1-650X-CAH9 Power Supply Sealed


Corsair CMPSU-650TX 650-Watt TX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply
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  1. The XFX units are more efficient and feature modular cables.
    Any one of those units would be fine.
  2. Whats your budget as personaly for your system i would be thinking of something with a little more Wattage,


    CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207003

    XFX Black Edition P1-750B-CAG9 750W ATX12V v2.2 / ESP12V v2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
  4. Uther I heard its not about total wattage. It's about the amount of amps put out by the 12v rail. For instance some 750 w psus are worse than 650w psus and some 500w psus are worse than 450w psus.

    I could be wrong though. Please correct me if I am.
  5. You are correct in that not all power supplies are equal and it is about 12v amps. However I think you are pushing it trying to Crossfire unlocked 6950s with 650 watts. I would recommend a 750w unit. That XFX unit that Uther linked to is a great choice.
  6. Different thread, but once again...

    I love you.
  7. Seriously, I usually at least get dinner and a movie before the I love yous start. :kaola:

    But once again , glad I could help.
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