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PSU needed for upgrades, help

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November 23, 2012 6:59:13 PM

Ok, I built my first gaming pc on a budget back in May 2012. My initial build was:
fx 4100
radeon 6850
asrock 970 extreme 4
500 gb hdd 7200 rpm
optical drive
8 gb gskill ram 1600
thermaltake smart series 630w 80 plus
nzxt 410

I thought that this thing was going to last me a long time before I would upgrade (even though I built it with upgrading in mind). however, now I am taking a break from college and have a job... ssooooo it is turning into my hobby to buy little upgrades for my machine, and I am slowly turning it into a very competent pc. First upgrade was a Kingston hyper x 3k 90 gb ssd, then windows 8, and I just recently got a fx 8350.

Since then I have realized that my mobo is crap for 8 cores, so I am getting an asrock fatal1ty with 8 more gb of ram for Christmas along with a 1080p monitor (currently have a 720). Next on my list is the radeon 7950. I plan on getting the vapor x oced edition with boost from Sapphire.

so, my question is: is the thermaltake smart series 630w 80 plus psu good enough for the upgrades that are coming within the next month, or should I buy a new psu as well -.-

New build should look like:
fx 8350
radeon 7950 oced w/ boost
asrock fatal1ty
16 gb gskill ram 1600
90gb Kingston hyper x 3k
Seagate 500 gb 7200 rpm
optical drive
nzxt phantom 410
psu ????

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a b B Homebuilt system
November 23, 2012 7:29:11 PM

it should be ok with a single GPU. Thermaltake isn't horrible, but there are better manufacturers out there.
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November 24, 2012 1:24:56 AM

but my cpu (plan on ocing it) will consume up to 360w if oc in the high 4's. And the gpu will pump out 400+ under load. not to mention the other components suck up about 40w
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a b B Homebuilt system
November 25, 2012 2:04:52 AM

a HD6850? its 180W under load
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