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User Info: GunsSlashRoses

GunsSlashRoses
3 weeks ago#1
Do PC parts, generally, get much of a reduction during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? And, if so, which of those sale days has it, historically, being cheaper to purchase pc components?

If it helps, I'm looking to buy a GTx 1080ti, i7 7700k, compatible MOBO, PSU and 16GB of DDR4 RAM.

And while I have you, is a 650w psu powerful enough to run the above (with minimal, air-cooled, oc'ing)? If not, what would you recommend?

Thanks.

User Info: KillerTruffle

KillerTruffle
3 weeks ago#2
They do get price cuts, but typically not a lot - maybe 20% if you're lucky is what I usually see, with a very select handful of specific things getting significant cuts.

And yes, a good quality 650W PSU would easily handle that setup with power to spare. Hungriest components are the CPU and GPU. The 7700k has a TDP of 91W, and the 1080ti is rated at 250W.

For the record, benchmark tests with an i7 4960x (130W TDP *before* overclock), 1080 Ti FE, and all the bells and whistles, maxed out at total system draw around 403W. A decent 650W PSU can easily handle that.
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User Info: ClunkerSlim

ClunkerSlim
3 weeks ago#3
Just google the damn ads.
How many times does this have to be asked here?
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User Info: KillerTruffle

KillerTruffle
3 weeks ago#4
ClunkerSlim posted...
Just google the damn ads.
How many times does this have to be asked here?

... What crawled up your ass? I saw exactly nothing wrong with the questions in his topic. He was asking what we've seen as typical in the past for the weekend (and are there even early Cyber Monday ads?) so he could get a sense of what to expect. And he also asked about his PSU. Considering the primary function of this particular board is PC hardware-related questions, why the hell would you complain about this topic over, say:

The Battlefield 1 community is toxic. (Pretty sure there's a board dedicated to that game - why is this here?)
ITS THAT TIME AGAIN: Most Overrated Game of The Year.
C/D Trails in the Sky/Cold Steel is the best JRPG series on Steam at this time.
What was your first online multiplayer game?


Those topics are either off-topic or really just social topics... what are *they* doing here? This topic is more relevant than any of those and a lot more. Seriously. The entire point of this whole site is for people to ask questions. Why are you getting all pissy when they actually do, as opposed to the s***load of trolls we have to deal with around here?
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User Info: nathanvosgerau

nathanvosgerau
3 weeks ago#5
I'd be putting the system at 470W without any Over Clocking.
A good 650 W will work, but if you can find this:
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/MfJwrH/evga-power-supply-220g20750xr
PSU for a good price I'd get it, they are fantastic PSUs :D

Here is Australia we never get discounts on PC hardware, and we pay a premium :(
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User Info: KillerTruffle

KillerTruffle
3 weeks ago#6
nathanvosgerau posted...
I'd be putting the system at 470W without any Over Clocking.

If an overclocked CPU with a native TDP 50W higher than the one he's getting maxes out at 407W, why would you estimate 470W?

Although even 470W would run perfectly fine on a 650W PSU. That's still less than 75% capacity under max load - well within operating range.
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User Info: GunsSlashRoses

GunsSlashRoses
3 weeks ago#7
KillerTruffle posted...
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I appreciate the information and advice, thank you.

User Info: captsplatter_1

captsplatter_1
3 weeks ago#8
Well I was able to get my monitor for $150 off. 20% off and a $50 coupon on top of it. Total cost being $350 for a 1440p 144hz 24 inch gsync monitor.
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User Info: gideond

gideond
3 weeks ago#9
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151188&cm_re=850fx-_-17-151-188-_-Product

This is due to go on sale Monday at $70 as one of their starting promos. You will be hard pressed to find a better PSU for the money. They'll go very quickly though.
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