PSU for my new PC

By Sucoi
May 13, 2012
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  1. Hi guys , im buying a new pc and I have almost everything figure it out, but the psu its giving me some trouble, can u sugest any to me? I ve being looking the Rosewill BRONZE Series RBR1000-M 1000W. Other think, inspite just haveing a single gpu im looking in to the future to buy another and place in CFX.
    intel i7 3820 3.6 ghz
    corsair vengeance 16gb 1600mhz
    mobo rampage 4 extreme
    intel stock hydro coller
    dvd burner and writer
    TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 Wireless N Dual Band Adapter
    ocz vertex 3 120gb
    Sansung 7200rpm sata 3gb/s 500gb
    Sapphire radeon hd7970 3gb oc edition
    Haf X

    And if u guys want to give any tips in other part of my choice I would be glad.Thx
  2. dmill89

    dmill89 TS Guru Posts: 475

    Honestly a 1000w is a bit excessive. Currently your system only draws around 550-600w under full load. If you add a second video card it will still only draw slightly over 700w. A good 750w+ unit should be ok, although I would go for an 800w+ for a little extra head room. Also Rosewill is not that good of a brand of PSU. I would recommend Antec, Corsair, Delta, Enermax, FSP, PC Power & Cooling, and SeaSonic.

    Here are some recommendations:
    Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W = $140
    PC Power and Cooling Silencer 910W = $150 ($130 after rebate)
    SeaSonic M12II 850 SS-850AM 850W = $150

    or if you insist on a 1KW+ unit these:
    FSP Group AURUM PRO 1000W = $190
    SeaSonic X-SERIES X-1050 1050W = $200
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,548   +2,894

    ^^^ +1

    My thoughts are the same as what dmill89 posted.
  4. Sucoi

    Sucoi TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 29

    Thx guys this really helps, I though I need to put a 1kw psu to run 2 gpus in the future but now that I know its not necessary it will save me money.

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