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after using Newegg's PSU calculator, I got nervous.

#11AppleJeZus(Topic Creator)Posted 5/4/2014 5:30:48 PM
Also, thanks to all of you for helping. I am a college student working minimum wage in California. This setup has been a work in progress for 4 months so I don't want to ruin it when it's costed a hefty amount of my paychecks.
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#12Pal 080Posted 5/4/2014 5:33:17 PM
Be sure to claim that tuition on next years income tax! I'm telling you, those income tax rebates are always prime for PC upgrades :P
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#13AppleJeZus(Topic Creator)Posted 5/4/2014 5:39:18 PM
I'm awaiting a $211 check from my tax returns :P that should be coming by the end of the week and I also get paid tomorrow so that's where the case money is coming from hahaha
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#14aak57Posted 5/4/2014 5:39:48 PM
Whenever you have power concern woes, just look at reviews for the video card. Most have power consumption tests (using OCed hex-core i7s so even if you have extra stuff it'll be close). You'll find that most power supply calculators overestimate quite a bit, though obviously it's still better to go for wiggle room. But a (quality) 750W PSU is perfectly fine for your setup even if you OC the **** out of everything.
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#15ShubPosted 5/4/2014 5:58:10 PM
Newegg's PSU calculator is the worst, never trust it. That setup will run fine on a good 550W, so yeah, your 750W Corsair is fine.
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#16AppleJeZus(Topic Creator)Posted 5/4/2014 6:05:56 PM
Thank you all, again :) just wanted to be sure. I appreciate all of your help.
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#17AcquirePosted 5/4/2014 6:45:02 PM
I just tried out that PSU calculator. It seems horribly inaccurate.
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#18RhapsoKnightPosted 5/4/2014 7:31:28 PM
skychan posted...
32gb Solid State drive???

get 120gb? windows(7) already use 20-30gb (i think)


More like 15GB. The rest would be pagefile and hibernate file, which can easily be disabled once you've got 8+GB of RAM. Although your statement is still valid, 32GB is pretty tight. Having programs installed on a regular hard drive defeats the purpose of having a SSD.
#19brainlackPosted 5/4/2014 10:58:06 PM
a good psu can run a 690 with just 450W so buy a good psu it will save everyone in the house and doesn't turn unused every unused energy to heat
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#20DarkZV2BetaPosted 5/4/2014 11:35:04 PM
Newegg's PSU calculator is garbage. All that would run fine on a 550w.
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