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Question regarding power distribution to the CPU, along with the rest of the system.

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June 8, 2013 7:24:38 AM

Hiya everyone.

My current build (in progress) is:
Gigabyte 990FXAHUD3 motherboard
MSi NVIDIA 560ti graphics card
Antec 300 series black steel case
Enermax ETD-T60 CPU Cooler
AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz 125w CPU

I'm purchasing a Kingwin Lazer 1000w PSU. I'm curious to see if this is a good choice (enough power, essentially) to power the board and the cpu.

Thanks :) 

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June 8, 2013 7:37:13 AM

You could run your system twice, plus have reserve, with a psu that size.

You really don't need any more than 500w of a quality psu (corsair, seasonic, antec, etc.) for your rig.

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June 8, 2013 8:02:38 AM

All of the Kingwin Lazer 1000W units have gotten good reviews from Jonnyguru(there is a gold and a platinum version beyond the basic unit) http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=...

It is also significantly more than you need, underload you will likely draw less than 350 W. Unless you are getting the unit for pretty cheap i would drop down to a more efficient 500-600 watt unit, it will save you money up front and power in the long run.
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