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Bought a HX1050 and i think i`ve made a mistake??????

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January 7, 2013 10:44:18 AM

right i bought an hx 1050 to run my rig a few weeks

Specs are:
Gigabyte Sniper 3 1155
I7 3770k
16gb Vengeance 1600MHZ
4 Gtx 670 2GB SLI
H100 Cooler
NZXT switch 810
3x 96gb SSD Raid 0
6x Samsung f4
Corsair HX1050

i`m wondering if i`ve made a maistake and should have went with the 1200i psu, went on extreme psu caculator an its tellin me includin ma fans etc i`m at 1030 watt any ideas should i take out the 1050 and replace with something a bit bigger?

Cheers in Advance Guys
January 7, 2013 10:47:02 AM

quiggy2512 said:
right i bought an hx 1050 to run my rig a few weeks

Specs are:
Gigabyte Sniper 3 1155
I7 3770k
16gb Vengeance 1600MHZ
4 Gtx 670 2GB SLI
H100 Cooler
NZXT switch 810
3x 96gb SSD Raid 0
6x Samsung f4
Corsair HX1050

i`m wondering if i`ve made a maistake and should have went with the 1200i psu, went on extreme psu caculator an its tellin me includin ma fans etc i`m at 1030 watt any ideas should i take out the 1050 and replace with something a bit bigger?

Cheers in Advance Guys



....wait is that correct, u have 4 GTX 670s? if u quad sli, overclock, and a bunch of ssd u should be getting a good 80 plus 1200 watt
January 7, 2013 10:54:50 AM

o.o

i have the feeling he will use it for gaming.
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January 7, 2013 11:05:01 AM

i`ve no plan to overclock for a while like, its just for gaming i`ve had no troubles yet but it`s been in the back of my mind for a while now, i had a look at the AX1200i aswell and thought aw f**k it i`m only using 2 cards then sods law i added another 2 for fun, so go bigger then you think ?
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January 7, 2013 11:13:08 AM

Is your rig stable?
January 7, 2013 11:16:39 AM

quiggy2512 said:
i`ve no plan to overclock for a while like, its just for gaming i`ve had no troubles yet but it`s been in the back of my mind for a while now, i had a look at the AX1200i aswell and thought aw f**k it i`m only using 2 cards then sods law i added another 2 for fun, so go bigger then you think ?



I would return the 1050 if u can and get a 1200. Just a little more breathing room for the pc. im in the US and using newegg to compare the ax1200i and the seasonic 1250. both are gold but the seasonic is cheaper by 50 bucks (250 vs 300). I like the seasonic for its realiability and the fact that all corsair psu are made by seasonic.
January 7, 2013 11:19:36 AM

i`ve just ordered the AX1200i off ebuyer, i knew i made a mistake when i bought this one just one o them things i did not expect to expand as fast as i did to be honest, i`ll fire this one on e bay its only a few weeks old shud cover some of the costs for the new one man

Cheers for the help Guys
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