PSU Suggestions


Jul 30, 2007
Hey everyone, I am going to be building a new computer soon and would like some opinions as to both a brand and how powerful the PSU will need to be for this system.

I considered using my current Ultra X3 1k watt psu but it is getting up in years (3) and I am not sure I want to put it to task with the newer hardware I am considering; it may also not have all of the connectors I may need.

So, first I guess you will need the hardware I am going to be using:

MB: Asus Rampage IV Extreme
CPU: Intel Core I7 3930K
Ram: G. Skill Ripjaws Series 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1066Mhz
GFX Card: XFX Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition 3GB
Case: Inwin Dragon Rider
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

What I am looking for is a modular PSU that will have some headroom/enough connections for future upgrading (such as a x-fired 7970) and that holds up well to extended periods of usage. Thanks.