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Xebec
06-02-2011, 07:01 PM
I was on my way to ordering my PSU, only to find it's out of stock.
I was originally going to get: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371021&Tpk=Antec%20TP-650

But since they no longer have it, how does this look? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

joemtnbike
06-02-2011, 07:20 PM
The Corsair TX series is a great PSU.
It should be sufficient for almost any current CPU and single graphics card combination.
Post your system specs if you want to be absolutely sure.

Fsta-Atls
06-02-2011, 07:26 PM
Corsair provides the best PSUs, aside from SeaSonic. Can't go wrong with them.

Xebec
06-02-2011, 07:53 PM
I'd be running a i5 2500K, 8GB RAM and a MSI HD6950 Twin Frozr III OC 2GB. I may add another 6950 later on in a few years.

joemtnbike
06-02-2011, 08:07 PM
I'd be running a i5 2500K, 8GB RAM and a MSI HD6950 Twin Frozr III OC 2GB. I may add another 6950 later on in a few years.

That PSU will be ok for one HS6950 but cutting it to close for 2 of them.

Xebec
06-02-2011, 08:16 PM
Yeah that's what I figured, Probably need to upgrade something else by that time too so no big deal. I certainly don't need to Xfire right now as I think a 2500K with a 6950 should crush any game.

joemtnbike
06-02-2011, 08:21 PM
Yeah that's what I figured, Probably need to upgrade something else by that time too so no big deal. I certainly don't need to Xfire right now as I think a 2500K with a 6950 should crush any game.

The question is do you want to have the extra power on tap now for an extra $20 now or $100+ down the road.

dosbox
06-02-2011, 08:32 PM
A single 6950 has a TDP of 200W. Multiply by two and add 125W for the CPU, then add 10W for a hard drive. That'll take you to 535W. Add 20% headroom and you get 642W - mostly on the 12V rail (fans generally run on the other rails).

That Corsair can only output 636W on the 12V rails.

If you want a Corsair, either of these would be able to do the job:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006

nabokovfan87
06-02-2011, 08:48 PM
Go with HX or AX series, not TX. Same price, slight bump in price in some cases, and it provides cleaner power, more power supply hook-ups, and essentially better support for SLI/Crossfire and almost all of the HX power supplies are silver rated (AX is typically gold rated).

The question is do you want to have the extra power on tap now for an extra $20 now or $100+ down the road.

Yes, because replacing a psu is hundred or so dollars, 200+ if you have to do it twice.

Xebec
06-03-2011, 08:34 AM
Well, I guess I'll get the 750HX then, thanks for the help.