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Old January 14, 2012, 03:19 PM
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Smile what power supply?

I need a new power supply
i have:
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what power supply shall i use (watts)

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Old January 14, 2012, 04:09 PM
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I will say a quality 550-650watts should be more than enough for that build. But I will go for the 650watts just for more headroom.
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Old January 14, 2012, 07:01 PM
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Quality 500w bare minimum if you don't think you will do OCing. I would go for something (as mentioned above) 550-650w so there is lots of headroom. Grab a seasonic, corsair, xfx, or most antecs.
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Old January 14, 2012, 07:04 PM
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i think i'll choose the cooler master 650w :D
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Old January 14, 2012, 07:39 PM
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i think i'll choose the cooler master 650w :D
I recommend you go for a different brand. Most people on this site will agree that CM PSU are not the greatest.
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Old January 14, 2012, 07:40 PM
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I recommend you go for a different brand. Most people on this site will agree that CM PSU are not the greatest.
Damn you beat me to the chase, but yes as Bond says I can verify that going a CM branded PSU is not a good idea.

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Old January 14, 2012, 07:52 PM
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Damn you beat me to the chase, but yes as Bond says I can verify that going a CM branded PSU is not a good idea.

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Not all of them are bad though! But yeah, in general I'd too would avoid CM PSU's.

Definitely prefer Corsair and Seasonic with Antec close behind. I typically use Antec EarthWatts in more value-minded builds.
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+1 for corsair... have been using AX850 and AX1200.. quiet and very stable.
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how about the Corsair Gaming GS700
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how about the Corsair Gaming GS700
Corsair are good. I have the TX650M and nary and issue, I also Have the HX1000W again no issues. I recommend.
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