This is my current build: ASUS Rampage III Formula - Intel Core i7-950 O.C. - 3.3 Antec Kuhler H2O 920 G.SKILL Ripjaw 12GB (3x4GB) 1600MHz ASUS GTX-580 DCII OCZ Vertex 3 - 120 GB SSD Seagate Barracuda 750 GB XFX 850W Black Edition Antec P280 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 SP1
I just recently purchased another ASUS GTX-580 DCII to run in SLI. I have the original XFX 850W Black Edition Power Supply which is made by SeaSonic. I want to know if I am going to be okay with this set-up as is. Or should I invest in a new higher watt power supply? (Either SeaSonic X-1050 Gold or SeaSonic 1000 Platinum)
I have a slight overclock on my CPU to 3.3. I do not plan on overclocking the graphics cards since they should be enough power to handle anything I throw at it. And at this point I do not see the need to increase the CPU OC either. I haven't had a single issue with the power supply so I would prefer not to replace it.
Let me know what you think. Thanks.
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I think you should be good. At the very least, no harm will come if you try it.
You may want to consider getting the higher psu , I think that the 850w will be right on the edge of working and when in a really intensive game you may have some game crashes. Ohter than gaming the 850w will work ok.
HI, Nice rig. You should be fine with a 850 watt PSU. The Seasonic 1000 w Platinum is an awesome PSU. It's the one I got for Xmas.