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Old November 4, 2010, 12:27 PM
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I was wandering if a CoolerMaster Silent Pro 850W Bronze is enough for my new build.

Intel Core I7 950 3.06Ghz
ASUS Sabertooth X58
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB -TR3X6G1600C8D-
GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM

It will be placed on a COOLER MASTER ATCS 840, with all the extra fans.
I'm not planning on overclocking anything, it should be more than enough for my gaming needs, as i'm not a fan of FPS.

The PSU is enough or maybe is too much?
Thanks.

ps: Any sugestions on the overall building are welcome.
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Old November 4, 2010, 12:34 PM
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yeah that should be fine.
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Old November 4, 2010, 01:01 PM
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should be fine, if not i think its alittle too much -- for non sli
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Old November 4, 2010, 01:54 PM
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I have a that PSU in my build currently after my Strider quit. It will be plenty of power, with room for possible SLI in the future.
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Old November 4, 2010, 03:48 PM
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If that doesn't supply enough then there's something wrong with it. It should be more than enough, even with a bunch of HDDs.
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Old November 4, 2010, 04:37 PM
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Lol dude, your build will take aruond 350W of power under A FULLY TOTAL CARZY load so...you`ll be fine.
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Old November 4, 2010, 05:12 PM
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howdy and welcome aboard maite

lets do some math

the cpu will eat around 130 watts
add another 50 for mobo
your gpu around 110-150watts
lets give it another 25 watts because of the fans

and the psu does a decent ~800 watts on the 12 rail.

lets add another 100 watts for overclocking purposes. hell lets add another 150 f0r a second card in sli

even then you will be very ok.



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Hi.

I was wandering if a CoolerMaster Silent Pro 850W Bronze is enough for my new build.

Intel Core I7 950 3.06Ghz
ASUS Sabertooth X58
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB -TR3X6G1600C8D-
GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM

It will be placed on a COOLER MASTER ATCS 840, with all the extra fans.
I'm not planning on overclocking anything, it should be more than enough for my gaming needs, as i'm not a fan of FPS.

The PSU is enough or maybe is too much?
Thanks.

ps: Any sugestions on the overall building are welcome.
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Old November 4, 2010, 08:02 PM
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Thanks a lot guys, i sometimes go a little over my head, but i think is better to over then under :)

I'll see the difference between the 850W to 700W so i can ease my wallet.

Thanks again.
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Old November 4, 2010, 08:20 PM
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if youre going for single card, why not an antech earthwatts 500 watter? itll do close to 400 watts on the 12v rail :)
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Old November 7, 2010, 04:46 PM
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A decent PSU around 550w should do. Corsair and OCZ are my preferred brands.
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