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PSU recommandations for new gaming rig

Hi there I'm building a new gaming system and I can't figure how much watt should I go for on the PSU,

Case : Antec Lanboy air Red Black / Red ATX Mid Tower Computer Modular Case
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129091

Mobo : ASUS P8Z68-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131730

GPU : http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130595
EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1572-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

CPU : Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

Memory : G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314

Storage : Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive


I dont have any budget limit and I might be doing some sli later on and a modular psu would be better.

Thanks
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  1. Well if money isnt the issue going for a 1000w PSU wouldnt hurt.

    If you are looking for something thats a little more pocket friendly I would go with an 850w PSU.
  2. You don't need the Z68 chipset, the P67 can give you all what you need for less money. I suggest you move on to ASUS, MSI or Gigbayte for GPU, more if you want overclock the GPUs. For PSU a modular 850W is a good option for the current build and future SLI, I suggest you Corsair AX series, Antec, Seasonic or XFX.
  3. saint19 said:
    You don't need the Z68 chipset, the P67 can give you all what you need for less money. I suggest you move on to ASUS, MSI or Gigbayte for GPU, more if you want overclock the GPUs. For PSU a modular 850W is a good option for the current build and future SLI, I suggest you Corsair AX series, Antec, Seasonic or XFX.


    Why should I go for a P67 when the Z68 is out??
  4. nemoh said:
    Why should I go for a P67 when the Z68 is out??


    Ohh I see, you like spend money in the latest things that comes out. The z68 chipset won't give you any decent or bigger feature that pay the price difference over the P67 chipset, but if you still want buy the Z68 do it and keep the crap RAM and HDD that you selected.
  5. If money is not really an object i would go for a SSD for the Operating system and a 1TB for primary drive (for games etc). Also as far as power supply go for Corsair HX Series either 850 or 1000 depending on if you want to go for 2 Graphics cards in the future.

    As for the P67 over the z68, its your choice but have a read on the performace gains over the price in some of the reviews and see if you still want it. could save you a bit of cash and maybe get you an awsome set of speakers!
  6. saint19 said:
    Ohh I see, you like spend money in the latest things that comes out. The z68 chipset won't give you any decent or bigger feature that pay the price difference over the P67 chipset, but if you still want buy the Z68 do it and keep the crap RAM and HDD that you selected.



    Thanks for the nice and encouraging responce.... And no I dont spend money on the latest things that comes out I'm still using a Q6600 and I really need to upgrade so... And I wanna get a Z68 for better OC, smart responce SSD caching, Why would I get P67 if I'm upgrading right now it's like saying I'll get a first gen iCore when sandy bridges are out...
  7. Best answer
    To answer your original question. If price is no object for the power supply then i would get the Seasonic X' series.

    Seasonic x650
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088&Tpk=seasonic%20x650

    Seasonic x750
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151087&Tpk=seasonic%20x750

    But you could also go for the equally awesome Corsair AX and HX units...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139016&Tpk=AX750

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010&Tpk=hx750

    (i'd prolly go with the seasonics since they're the same price)
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