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    Re: Is Platinum worth the extra price for a home build?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zico View Post
    System spec was not as per my profile (since updated).
    Yeah, see a good 750W would be more than enough for you.

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    Re: Is Platinum worth the extra price for a home build?

    I agree, I had been looking at around 750W / 800W Antec/Seasonic before I managed to get the Antec 1300W for £110.

    I am looking to pickup a second 980ti in the future so at least I don't have to worry about the extra load from that.

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    Re: Is Platinum worth the extra price for a home build?

    I always go for Bronze but higher wattage just to be safe

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    Re: Is Platinum worth the extra price for a home build?

    Psu should last for years. You might be able to re-use it over the years. I would opt for higher efficiency and quality.

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    Re: Is Platinum worth the extra price for a home build?

    One thing not mentioned yet, is a higher quality power supply will cope better with a poor electricity supply. That's gonna be more and more important as the UK's grid is stretched to the limit. There was an article on the BBC news the other day about the heatwave creating a lot more demand. To make matters worse, the cable connecting our grid with France is kaput just now.

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    Re: Is Platinum worth the extra price for a home build?

    It is not worth for only around +2% efficiency.

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