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How many Watts do I need for my build?

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June 17, 2013 2:56:48 AM

I am building a new PC and I am lost on how many watts I should get in my PSU.



Intel Core i7 4770K 3.5GHz
ASUS GTX660-DC2O-2GD5 GeForce GTX 660 2GB 192-bit GDDR5
Toshiba 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
Toshiba HDTS112XZSWA 120GB SATA 6.0 Gb/s
MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate Socket LGA 1150 ATX
Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB DDR3-1600 PC3-12800)
CD/DVD RW combo optical drive

Right now i have a 750 watt one in mind but I feel like that is way more than enough. Another worry, is the graphics card will have to be updated soon enough, but if I save enough money off of a lower watt PSU, than i might go for a 660ti graphics card. Anyway, let me know what you think!

Thank you!

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a b ) Power supply
June 17, 2013 2:59:42 AM

550w should be plenty for your build, even if you do plan on sticking a 660ti in there.
June 17, 2013 3:00:00 AM

550W or 650W should be sufficient.
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a b ) Power supply
June 17, 2013 3:15:24 AM

550w PSU is enough for ur rig.
Go with better brand like corsair, sesonic, xfx.
I hope it helps.
Thank you.
a b ) Power supply
June 17, 2013 3:19:20 AM

go with 600 watts and if your overclocking 650 watts to keep a nice headroom. another thing go with i5-4670K insted of 4770K as they perform pretty much the same so its useless to spend 100$ extra for just HT. same thing with memory, go with 8GB to save some cash, and use the spending to buy yourself a GTX 770.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
is a nice PSU for the money [ about 75$ incl. shipping]
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