brennanyama

Need some advice for a PSU

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brennanyama    0

Hi people,

 

Currently working on a computer build for the CMCMWS competition and I'm looking for advice/expertise in sourcing an appropriate PSU (see sig for build page).  The top two function requirements for my build are that it's portable without compromising performance--chiche` I know, but this build is really trying to take performance and size to the extreme.  

 

The build is running a i7-4790K and an AMD R9 295X2 for what I would consider reasonably high-end performance on a single PCI-E slot solution.  In order to meet minimum TDP rating, I would need at least something in the ballpark of a 650W PSU.  I know for some of you that's pushing it (500W TDP for GPU, and 84W TDP for CPU) and under any other circumstance, I would just get an overpowered PSU and call it a day (what's an extra 50 bucks at that level of performance), but in this case, I need to slice my size margins as close to the edge as I can.  My question is whether anyone is aware of any slim-factor, modular power supply solutions (be it Cooler Master or not) that can fulfill this need.  I wouldn't mind the extra work of piecing together some kind of industry-level PSU if such a solution exists.  

 

Currently, the build is running a 1000W OCZ PSU, but I would like to go with something smaller (physically smaller that is).  Note that it's not just an issue of wattage, the PSU needs to be able to pump out 28A to each 4-pin PCI-E connector (ultimately, this means that we are actually in the 1% of cases where the number of rails matter--less is better in this case).  

 

Thanks in advance,

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knud    129

CoolerMaster does not have any slim factor PSU in it's product range. The smallest high wattage PSU is the GM 750W

(150x140x86mm)

http://www.coolermaster.com/powersupply/gm-series/g750m/

If you need a higher wattage, the housing will be bigger as well. 

V850 for example, 150x170x86mm http://www.coolermaster.com/powersupply/enthusiast-v-series/v850/

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brennanyama    0

CoolerMaster does not have any slim factor PSU in it's product range. The smallest high wattage PSU is the GM 750W

(150x140x86mm)

http://www.coolermaster.com/powersupply/gm-series/g750m/

If you need a higher wattage, the housing will be bigger as well. 

V850 for example, 150x170x86mm http://www.coolermaster.com/powersupply/enthusiast-v-series/v850/

 

Thanks, will look into it.  For me, the length and width dimensions are not quite as sensitive as the thickness, but it looks to me that all of the standard sizes outside of micro-ATX/mini-ITX PSUs have that same 3.8 in thickness, and slightly varying lengths... 

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pakarmy    0

Starts randomly and goes away randomly. No graphics card. Cancelled 970 order due to the Vram fiasco, gonna get 980 or will wait for R9 3xx.  :wub: nice post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

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