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Advice on new PSU around £90 (Looking to SLI some 460s or 560s later on)

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    Hey Guys, I got a good offer for my current PSU, so I thought now might be the time to upgrade to something I can carry over to my next build, where I hope to SLI some 560s (when they come out) later on in the year, any suggestions? Looking to spend around £90 (student on a tight budget!)
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    thermaltake toughpower 750w would be good or maybe a ocz stealth 700w would be abit cheaper at about £70
     
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    Thanks for the swift responses! :)
    @ JrRacinFan: Id like to aim a lil bit higher than 650w as thats what I'm upgrading from (rig in sys. specs), but I'm definately liking the looks of that ToughPower XT 775w

    @ Acid888: I do like the 850w TX but its a lil out of my budget, I'll see if i can find it cheaper elsewhere

    Thanks for the responses and suggestions so far guys, the Corsair 850tx and TT 775w at the top of my list now, any more suggestions anyone?
     
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    Thats cool man, no worries :) I do like my current PSU, but im not sure it'll be enough to handle an SLI setup later on down the line, and it is a couple of years old...
    I've been offered £40 for it, which I thought was good considering I paid £65-70 2 years ago. I'd rather not keep it then not be able to sell it later on when I might need to upgrade to a better one?

    EDIT: Just saw the graph, thats quite helpful, thanks :)

    I know that your supposed to take PSU calculators with a pinch of salt but I used the Thermaltake Power Supply Calculator and it said id be using over what my PSU is rated for if I went SLI with current steup :S Thats my main reason for wanting to upgrade my PSU tbh
     
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    Yeah, if you already got a buyer lined up for it. Then by all means, DO IT! Just go 600W+ decent build quality and you will be A-ok.
     
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