700 Watt Enough?

He guys, im wondering if a 700 watt power supply is enough for me,

The PC im gonna make:

- Cooler Master CM 690 II
- 700 watt Power Supply
- Intel Core i7 3770K 3,5 GHz
- Liquid Cooling Corsair Hydro H80
- Asus Motherboard P8H77-V LE
- Corsair Vengeance 16 GB DDR3-1600 Quad-Kit
- SSD Crucial m4 128GB
- 1000 GB SataIII HDD
- nVidia GTX680 2GB

Please answer if you know
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  1. Which brand ? the brand nowadays i more important than the wattage, see a 650 watts good quality psu can do and a raidmax 700w psu will not...
  2. Coolermaster nooooooooo...get a corsair tx 650/750 or xfx 750.
  3. Can't it handle it?
  4. I wouldn't recommend going with that brand psu especially the 700w gx lite...
    Don't you have any Corsair TX in your area ? 650 or 750 ? or XFX 650w or 750w ?
  5. No, actually im getting it from a site who is building my pc, and then you are going to say "Build it your self, that much cheaper" but i can get the added tax of, so its like 400 euro's cheaper :D and you only can select the 600watt 700watt or 1000 watt, all from Cooler Master, i'll go with the 1000watt one and change my motherboard to a MSI H77MA-G43 wich is 40 euro's cheaper.
  6. i'm also going to overclock it so 1000 watt might be better
  7. In that site doesn't have any COOLER MASTER GX Series (not the lite one) or SILENT PRO ?
  8. The 1000watt one is silent pro :)
  9. Well, that one is a bit overkill, but if you really don't have any models with those names with less watts, then go for it, but i advise not to go for a h77 board if you want to oc the i7-3770k, go with a z77 board you'll need it.
    Or switch the cpu for a i5-3570k(if available) if the purpose of your build is mostly gaming.
  10. how much ghz would you reach on the i7 3770K And h77 motherboard (And liquid cooling)
    because the z77 is 100 euro more and with the 1000watt psu its 200
  11. i also could select the Radeon HD 7970 Instead of a GTX 680, Should i do that?
  12. You could go with a 670 or 7970 not much of a hit for performance and best price performance ratio.
    But if you want to oc the cpu you'll need a z77 board, the h77 wont oc at all, just the turbo boost that it says.
    Above all, if you can switch the cpu for a i5-3570k more the z77 board it will be the best choice, perhaps it will fit the budget with the 680 gtx.
  13. i think ill just pay some more, i need the i7 for video editing and 3d rendering so i think i will get the:

    - Cooler Master CM 690 II
    - 700 watt Power Supply
    - Intel Core i7 3770K 3,5 GHz
    - Liquid Cooling Corsair Hydro H80
    - Asus 1155 Sabertooth Z77
    - Corsair Vengeance 16 GB DDR3-1600 Quad-Kit
    - SSD Crucial m4 128GB
    - 1000 GB SataIII HDD
    - AMD Radeon 7970 3GB

    Then it is like 130 euro´s more but better
  14. Oh ok, i didn't know so yes take the i7 plus the 7970 and the good quality psu.
  15. then i have a beast pc :) im now on a macbook air with i5 1.6 ghz and 288 mb graphics, ahahahah. thanks for all your help man.
  16. I entered your system into pcpartpicker.com. It says you only need a 450W supply. So, unless you are planning for Crossfire, you don't need a lot of power.
  17. @babernet_1 are you sure, because i don´t want to get in trouble of the 700watt psu
  18. You forget that the 700w psu is a lite one, and with a 680 gtx and i7 more stuff i doubt a 450w psu will do, a 550w good brand might or a 600w.
    But the thing is it is the coolermaster lite model which is really bad.
  19. what happens if i buy the 700watt lite one
  20. It could do for the buid, but since you want to oc the cpu and psu, and in the long run it's just not safe in my opinion the lite model, now the silent pro or gx series will do even with less wattage.
  21. I Have seen the same pc with same specs cheaper and a OCZ ModXStream Pro 600 PSU And better liquid cooling.
  22. The ocz modxstream pro 600w is better than the coolermaster 700w lite, again just the lite one model.
  23. So i can use the OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W on the i7 3770k with gtx 680 both overclocked?
  24. That psu will do, but i'd go for a same model 700w if its possible.
  25. oke ill do that, thanks for all your help
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