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How much PSU do i need?

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May 5, 2012 12:59:54 AM

i am building a custom build PC, how much PSU do i need for this system

http://www.amazon.com/gp/wishlist/35TB4J3LZ1NPA/ref=reg...

1 Monitor (possibly dual screen in the future)

1 GTX 680..dont think ill do SLI.

if i do do SLI or get a new GPU in teh future (new gtx 690 or newer ones they make) how much PSU will i need?

im thinkign of getting this one

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Professional-Certified-10...

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May 5, 2012 2:06:51 AM

pianopeter55 said:
i am building a custom build PC, how much PSU do i need for this system

http://www.amazon.com/gp/wishlist/35TB4J3LZ1NPA/ref=reg...

1 Monitor (possibly dual screen in the future)

1 GTX 680..dont think ill do SLI.

if i do do SLI or get a new GPU in teh future (new gtx 690 or newer ones they make) how much PSU will i need?

im thinkign of getting this one

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Professional-Certified-10...

???
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/333648-28-power-suppl...

For your specs with a single GTX680 a 550 watt psu will provide plenty of headroom, it's what's reccomended by the manufacturer
http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/cpu/37989-intel-core-i7-3...

750 watts would be more than enough for SLI
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-680-sli-revie...

GTX690, again a 750 would be more than enough
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-690-review/8

guru3D's system draws more power than your specs will
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