What PSU for my build?

What PSU voltage would I need for the following build:

Intel i5 3570k
MSI z77 MPOWER
EVGA GTX 680
Corsair vengeance 16 gb 1600 mhz 2 module kit
OCZ Vertex 4 256 GB
EK DCP 4.0 pump
EK Coolstream radiator XT
(extra volts for fans I might add after all the parts get here, as well as a blu ray reader)

Also I would like the possibility to upgrade with another graphics card(maybe) and another SSD (for sure), also upgrade my memory but I doubt that makes much of a difference.
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  1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207017
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
    want overkill http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703028
    Here is Guru3D's power supply recommendation:

    GeForce GTX 680 - On your average system the card requires you to have a 550 Watt power supply unit.
    GeForce GTX 680 SLI - On your average system the cards require you to have a 750 Watt power supply unit as minimum.

    If you are going to overclock the GPU or processor, then we do recommend you purchase something with some more stamina.Source: http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_680_sli_review,4.html
  2. If you use this psu calculator considering your components,plus extra volts for fans and three SSD a blu ray reader the result is 714W (overclocked processor & used 680x2 to simulate gpu OC:
    http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine
  3. If you want to account for future SLI 750W would be quite adequate.
  4. FinneousPJ said:
    If you want to account for future SLI 750W would be quite adequate.

    Yep. On the other hand, that 850W PSU is cheaper than the 750W one.

    If you want something a little cheaper:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182073
  5. That's a good value find.
  6. However it would be good to start a thread in the watercooling section to have them help figure your loop power draw and to make sure your set with everything you'll need.
  7. Thanks guys, extremely helpful!
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