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700watt PSU enough for this build?

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January 26, 2012 5:12:13 PM

Motherboard = ASUS Sabertooth 990FX
CPU = AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz Quad-Core
CPU Cooler = Corsair H80
GPU = ASUS GTX570 DCII 1280MB
Memory = 16GB G.Skill Sniper (PC3 14900)
Harddrive(s) = (1) OCZ Vertex 3 SATA3 120GB, (1) SATA Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB
Optical = SATA Lite-On DVD Burner w/Lightscribe

With these parts in mind, should a OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W PSU handle everything?

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a c 275 ) Power supply
January 26, 2012 5:25:05 PM

I don't recommend that unit.
What's your budget?
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a c 139 ) Power supply
January 26, 2012 5:26:51 PM

Hello RazorEye;

How far are you going with overclocking the CPU and GPU?

I think the ModXStream Pro 700W is going to have you covered, even with max OC'ing.
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January 26, 2012 5:28:18 PM

Just used that MB with an AMD 1100T, 8G ram, 2 MSI Cyclone 3460 GTX-768s and used an Antec gamer 750. VERY solid PSU.
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a c 139 ) Power supply
January 26, 2012 5:31:18 PM

We should probably talk about your case and it's cooling too.
I think Davcon is thinking about the hot testing HardOCP did with the OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W where it didnt get good results above 40C.
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January 26, 2012 6:12:56 PM

Well, already got the 700 on the way, guess it's a bit of buyer's remorse kicking in making me doubt myself. This is all going into a Cooler Master 912 Plus, 200mm fans in the front and top. Other than the video card, not much will be in the way and I should have pretty good air flow. No overclocking as of now, but I wouldn't mind bumping things up just a little.
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a c 275 ) Power supply
January 26, 2012 6:17:44 PM

RazorEye said:
Well, already got the 700 on the way, guess it's a bit of buyer's remorse kicking in making me doubt myself. This is all going into a Cooler Master 912 Plus, 200mm fans in the front and top. Other than the video card, not much will be in the way and I should have pretty good air flow. No overclocking as of now, but I wouldn't mind bumping things up just a little.

You should be alright!
I actually own two ModX 600W units = they've been great and one is over 2yrs old now.
The 700W version has received alot of mixed reviews.
The 500W unit is the best version out of the 3 imo.
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January 26, 2012 6:25:54 PM

Everything other than my case comes in today, so I'll make sure I get all my warranty papers in order before I build this system out. Thanks for the info people, much appreciated.
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a c 139 ) Power supply
January 26, 2012 6:32:03 PM

I think you're good to go.
Even some 'average' overclocking if you want to let that Hydro 80 earn it's keep.
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a b ) Power supply
January 26, 2012 9:43:49 PM

Hi :) 

Yes...

All the best Brett :) 
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