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Old December 2, 2010, 09:24 AM
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So I'm building my new computer and i've run into the issue that i need a new power supply will this be able to handle my rig?

NCIX.com - Buy XFX 650W XXX Edition Single Rail Modular ATX Power Supply ATX12V 52A 24PIN 80PLUS Bronze - P1650XCAH9 In Canada.

my set up is as follows

i5 - 760 going to put a h50 on there and over clock it to 4.0ghz
460gtx's SLI'D
8 gigs of corsair XMS3
a 200 mm fan 3x 120mm fan
1x seagate 320gig baracuda
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Old December 2, 2010, 09:51 AM
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well, give 200 watts for cpu board...add another 25 for fans...another 25 for drives and then add 250-300 for video cards. since that unit puts out quite the numbers on the necessary 12v rail? looking good.
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Old December 2, 2010, 11:00 AM
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You're more than fine with that unit. I've got a lot more connected than you do on an HX650. Same GFX cards as well.

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Old December 2, 2010, 11:36 AM
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I ran almost the exact same setup just AMD Phenom II 965 with a nf980a board for SLI. My tx650 ran it find but got uncomfortably hot. So I swapped out to the xfx 750w(seasonic oem) for some efficiency since I don't like heat.

It will work find but if your OC'd dual gpu folding and cpu folding expect a 650watt to blow hot air like a space heater.
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Old December 2, 2010, 05:10 PM
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it will power your system no problem, but you may want a little more headroom just in case.
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