Solved Could someone please tell me, if PSU is enough for this.

December 23, 2011 at 14:02:17
Specs: Windows 7, i7 2600 @ 3.4GhZ / 8 GB
CPU:AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (Added since 1 out of 100, ask it anyway.)
Motherboard: Gigabyte 990XA-UD3
Memory: 8.0GB Corsair DDR3 MHz XMS3 (4x 2GB)
Hard Drives: NEW! GB S-ATAIII 6.0Gb/s
Optical Drive: x DVD±RW DL S-ATA
Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 6870 1 GB
Sound card: Onboard 7.1 Audio
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PSU: 700W Xigmatek
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If any other info is needed I will provide it. Before someone posts me a link to those sites where you can determine if PSU is enough, I tried and I've hard time understanding some of that stuff, so it's no use.
Thanks in advance.

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#1
December 23, 2011 at 14:46:01
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http://educations.newegg.com/tool/p...

According to this chart you need around a 500 watt psu. The psu you selected wouldn't be as reliable as a single 12 volt rail psu like the Corsair line, The one you selected has dual 12 volt rails that delivers 30 amps per rail. The advantage of a single rail is that all the amps are supplied on a single line to all 12 volt devices like your video card. I would have a look at these on Newegg. I think I'd go for the 600 watt to be sure.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...


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#2
December 23, 2011 at 14:55:31
Thank you. (:

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#3
December 23, 2011 at 15:02:40
In addition to what grasshopper had to say, the specs on the xigmatek seem to claim it has maximum output on the 3.3 & 5V rails @ 150W and maximum combined output on the +12V rails of 648W. That would add up to almost 800W total yet the unit is rated at only 700W with an 85% efficiency. There is no way it could sustain combined loads of 30Amps on each +12V rail. Agree with the recommendation to go with a quality powersupply with a single +12V rail.

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#4
December 23, 2011 at 17:03:57
It would help to know the model of your Xigmatek. JonnyGuru gives this one a decent review:

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.ph...


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