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which psu would be best for this build?

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June 29, 2013 10:32:36 AM

i'm about to upgrade my current pc with these components
cooler master haf 922
i5 3570k
gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7850 OC 2GB (what does the OC mean?)
G.skill Ripjaws-X 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 CL8 1.5v Dual Channel Memory Kit
MSI Z77A-G45 Socket 1155

which out of these psu's would fit my build best?
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=24003
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=24903

i might be overclocking my gpu and cpu but i'm not sure yet, just incase though i need a psu which can sustain the OC


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June 29, 2013 10:38:03 AM

I wouldn't use eitehr

for moderate overclocking Corsair TX V2 series (nuthin w/ an "M" in model name), Atec HCG/HCP, XFX Core , NZXT Hale
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June 29, 2013 11:12:50 AM

JackNaylorPE said:
I wouldn't use eitehr

for moderate overclocking Corsair TX V2 series (nuthin w/ an "M" in model name), Atec HCG/HCP, XFX Core , NZXT Hale


http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=24900
should i go with this instead?
June 29, 2013 11:13:33 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=11632

XFX ProSeries 550W PSU 80 plus Bronze

Get this XFX , made by the best in the business Seasonic.


is that better than the one i linked in the comments?
June 29, 2013 11:27:06 AM

For your build the one i linked is perfect fit.
June 29, 2013 11:48:04 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
For your build the one i linked is perfect fit.


even while overclocking?

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June 29, 2013 11:50:04 AM
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http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=12682

SeaSonic M12II Bronze 620W 80 PLUS PSU

Fine for your setup and a little overclocking.

Modular also to keep your build neat.
June 29, 2013 12:57:04 PM

For a system using a single GIGABYTE GV-R785OC-2GD graphics card GIGABYTE specifies a minimum of a 500 Watt or greater system power supply. The power supply should also have a maximum combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 26 Amps or greater and have at least one 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connector.

Total Power Supply Wattage is NOT the crucial factor in power supply selection!!! Sufficient Total Combined Continuous Power/Current Available on the +12V Rail(s) rated at 45°C - 50°C ambient temperature, is the most critical factor.

The two PSUs mentioned by @SR-71 Blackbird are way more than sufficient to power you system configuration with more than ample spare capacity to handle any overclocking of the CPU and GPU.

XFX ProSeries 550W PSU 80 plus Bronze
• OEM: Seasonic
• maximum combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 44 Amps
• one 6-pin and one (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors
• 80 PLUS BRONZE Certification
• 5 Year Limited Warranty
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=11632

SeaSonic M12II Bronze 620W 80 PLUS PSU
• OEM: Seasonic
• maximum combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 48 Amps
• one 6-pin and one (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors
• 80 PLUS BRONZE Certification
• 5 Year Limited Warranty
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=12682
June 29, 2013 12:57:54 PM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=12682

SeaSonic M12II Bronze 620W 80 PLUS PSU

Fine for your setup and a little overclocking.

Modular also to keep your build neat.


i decided ill go with this one. it appears corsair psu's usually fry up, especially that model. thanks for the help
June 29, 2013 1:01:03 PM

ko888 said:
For a system using a single GIGABYTE GV-R785OC-2GD graphics card GIGABYTE specifies a minimum of a 500 Watt or greater system power supply. The power supply should also have a maximum combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 26 Amps or greater and have at least one 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connector.

Total Power Supply Wattage is NOT the crucial factor in power supply selection!!! Sufficient Total Combined Continuous Power/Current Available on the +12V Rail(s) rated at 45°C - 50°C ambient temperature, is the most critical factor.

The two PSUs mentioned by @SR-71 Blackbird are way more than sufficient to power you system configuration with more than ample spare capacity to handle any overclocking of the CPU and GPU.

XFX ProSeries 550W PSU 80 plus Bronze
• OEM: Seasonic
• maximum combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 44 Amps
• one 6-pin and one (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors
• 80 PLUS BRONZE Certification
• 5 Year Limited Warranty
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=11632

SeaSonic M12II Bronze 620W 80 PLUS PSU
• OEM: Seasonic
• maximum combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 48 Amps
• one 6-pin and one (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors
• 80 PLUS BRONZE Certification
• 5 Year Limited Warranty
http://www.egprices.com/product.php?id=12682


thanks a lot for your detailed answer, you've been a great help. i've decided on the SeaSonic M12II Bronze 620W 80 PLUS PSU.
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