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    Ok so my darling OCZ has been running my system like a champ for some time, but I've had one or two things tugging in my head to get myself a more reliable and 80plus rated PSU. At the moment i want to add some SSD's and HDD's to my system, but the only SATA power connector is stuck between the DVD drive and one of my other HDD's - the power goes round the back. So I need a few more SATA power cables and i need some extra wattage headroom for my cpu and gpu's and decent ripple control. Not sure how close to the bar i am on my 850w at the moment (you can see my system specs), maybe I'm just being too paranoid at meeting the power requirements.
    Looking for something with 4 x 6+2 pins, and at least 3 seperate SATA leads, one for 5.25 bays and 2 for the rear HDD bays(or one with at least 6 SATA connectors on the rear lead).
    I'm looking at spending as close to £100 as possible, and saw this Antec 900w:
    http://www.cclonline.com/product/80...amer-HCG-900-Power-Supply-Unit-900W-/PSU0337/
    Jonnyguru gave it 9.5, or do i need moar wattage?
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    Nah you'll be more than fine with something like that. That looks good, or you can go for the Corsair TX850 V2 which is about £20 less.
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    That has 8 SATA connections, how are they laid out? If it's only 2 leads and 4 connections per lead, that will waste 2 connections running from DVD drive round to the back of the case to plug the end in a HDD.
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