Is a 750W PSU enough for a GTX 1080 Ti?

Hello power supply experts, so I am currently planning to make an extreme upgrade from the GTX 1060 to GTX 1080 Ti.

My current power supply is the Cooler Master GX 750 CM Storm Edition, a 750W power supply, not to be confused with the old GX model. It has 62A on the 12V rail.

Specs:
i7 4770
12GB RAM (4GB + 8GB, dual channel)
GTX 1060 6GB
H81M Motherboard
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  1. Yes, it will be enough.
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  2. Why would it not be?

    It's still not the greatest PSU out there, but it's way more PSU than you need.
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  3. I wouldn't connect a $800 GPU to one or my GTX 1080 either if it was me, but it is enough technically.
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  4. jankerson said:
    I wouldn't connect a $800 GPU to one or my GTX 1080 either if it was me, but it is enough technically.


    May I ask why?
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  5. It might be an updated model, but the internals still aren't the greatest.

    We see this a lot here. People buy $300 CPUs, $600+ GPUs, and reuse an old PSU. Or they want to buy some 650W bronze PSU that they buy for $30. You have a $1K PC that you won't protect with modern circuity? Spending 10% of your budget on the PSU is such a horrible thing?
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  6. just make sure the amps of the 12V rail is at least 36++. you also need good continous power if ever you intend to buy high end GPUs. make sure you look at these 2 words specifically 12V and continous.
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  7. ravenjedmanicdao said:
    jankerson said:
    I wouldn't connect a $800 GPU to one or my GTX 1080 either if it was me, but it is enough technically.


    May I ask why?


    Well if the PSU goes and takes your GPU and or other parts with it you will understand.... The hard way.

    And that is a real possibility as we see it here just about every day.

    Budget PSU's are never a good idea or a good mix with high end parts and the PSU is the very last thing one should ever cut costs on.

    It's the most important part of the computer.
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  8. 4745454b said:
    It might be an updated model, but the internals still aren't the greatest.

    We see this a lot here. People buy $300 CPUs, $600+ GPUs, and reuse an old PSU. Or they want to buy some 650W bronze PSU that they buy for $30. You have a $1K PC that you won't protect with modern circuity? Spending 10% of your budget on the PSU is such a horrible thing?


    Yup and we also see the aftermath all too often with fried parts etc.
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  9. Well the PSU cost me $126 in AUD, which is around $100 in USD. Surely it's good enough?
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  10. ravenjedmanicdao said:
    Well the PSU cost me $126 in AUD, which is around $100 in USD. Surely it's good enough?


    Well from what I saw it failed both reviews, professional reviews.

    So in the end it's up to you.

    http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story5&reid=188

    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/cooler-master-gx-750-w-power-supply-review/10/
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  11. I have already seen these reviews, which was for the older model of the GX750, the new, 'remastered' one is the CM Storm Edition, which is what I have. Those reviews that you linked were from 2010. This PSU is very new, a few months old. And again, it costed me just around $100 USD.
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  12. ravenjedmanicdao said:
    I have already seen these reviews, which was for the older model of the GX750, the new, 'remastered' one is the CM Storm Edition, which is what I have. Those reviews that you linked were from 2010. This PSU is very new, a few months old. And again, it costed me just around $100 USD.


    Same PSU from what I read.
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  13. The CM Storm Edition is manufactured by CWT, the old GX PSU was manufactured by Seventeam.
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  14. ravenjedmanicdao said:
    The CM Storm Edition is manufactured by CWT (I think they also the OEM of Thermaltake), the old GX PSU was manufactured by Seventeam, which were not known for quality PSU's.

    Same PSU, but different quality.


    Thermaltake's are horrible in general.

    PSU are guilty until proven not to be as in professional reviews.

    AND it's a tier 4 PSU in this list, and that is the new one.

    https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/631048-psu-tier-list-updated/
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