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3 PSUs, which one is good enough?

I am building a hackintosh, which is also going to be used for gaming when I add a GPU
Here are specs:

Intel Core i5 3570K
AsRock Z77 EXTREME 4
2x4GB Intel Extreme Masters @ 2133MHz CL11 (Patriot)
I already have case, monitor, optical drive, keyboard and mouse...

I'm on a really tight budget right now, so I got limited options for the PSU

The cheapest one:
650W ThermalTake SMART Modular 80PLUS,14cm fan/SLI/PFC/SP-650MPC

750W Chieftec CFT-750-14CS, FULL

750W Cooler Master GX, 12cm fan/SLI/80PLUS/RS750-ACAAD3-EU

This are my options. There is no SeaSonic, Antec, Rosewell in the shop that I intend to buy stuff from...
I'm also from Serbia, so prices are higher than in US.
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  1. Any of those would be overkill for a single GPU system.
  2. Kajcha said:
    I am building a hackintosh, which is also going to be used for gaming when I add a GPU
    Here are specs:

    Intel Core i5 3570K
    AsRock Z77 EXTREME 4
    2x4GB Intel Extreme Masters @ 2133MHz CL11 (Patriot)
    I already have case, monitor, optical drive, keyboard and mouse...

    I'm on a really tight budget right now, so I got limited options for the PSU

    The cheapest one:
    650W ThermalTake SMART Modular 80PLUS,14cm fan/SLI/PFC/SP-650MPC

    750W Chieftec CFT-750-14CS, FULL

    750W Cooler Master GX, 12cm fan/SLI/80PLUS/RS750-ACAAD3-EU

    This are my options. There is no SeaSonic, Antec, Rosewell in the shop that I intend to buy stuff from...
    I'm also from Serbia, so prices are higher than in US.



    neither of those are what would be in the decent range

    do you have

    super flower
    be quiet
    fsp aurum pro
    silver power
    jyu jou

    available?
  3. @obsidian86 none of those...

    @FinneousPJ Well, I might get a 660Ti now and later may get another one, or maybe 7870 x 2.
  4. then i would go with the chieftec
  5. http://www.emmi.rs/proizvodi.10.html?go=true&Id=10&brandId=405&productTitle=&price=&specijalna_ponuda=&snaga=&categoryId=219&sortBy=Price1|ASC&offset=0

    Recommend me which one.

    Chieftec has 2 year warranty, ThermalTake has 3, and Cooler Master has 5...

    Oh, and forget what I said about SLI or Crossfire, I need the PSU to be strong enough for 1 power hungry GPU, for just 1 660ti or 670 or maybe even the 680...
    I also want the ability to OC without being worried about power consumption.
    So OC 3570k + OC 660ti = minimum PSU for that + 50-100 extra W!
  6. Kajcha said:
    http://www.emmi.rs/proizvodi.10.html?go=true&Id=10&brandId=405&productTitle=&price=&specijalna_ponuda=&snaga=&categoryId=219&sortBy=Price1|ASC&offset=0

    Recommend me which one.

    Chieftec has 2 year warranty, ThermalTake has 3, and Cooler Master has 5...

    Oh, and forget what I said about SLI or Crossfire, I need the PSU to be strong enough for 1 power hungry GPU, for just 1 660ti or 670 or maybe even the 680...
    I also want the ability to OC without being worried about power consumption.
    So OC 3570k + OC 660ti = minimum PSU for that + 50-100 extra W!

    That would be 500W or more.
  7. Best answer
    i'd still take the chieftec it might not have the best warranty but its the best unit for the price

    650 will do it with more then enough to spare

    http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cases/display/chieftec-psu-roundup_6.html#sect0
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