Solved Do I Need More Power For This Gaming PC Build Tags: Gaming Build Power Systems Last response: July 2, 2013 6:53 PM in Systems Share UnrelatedShock July 2, 2013 6:27:02 PM This is my rig so far and i want to know if i need a psu with more power cpu: intel core i5 3470 gpu: Gigabyte Radeon 7950 3gb motherboard: MSI LGA1155/Intel B75/DDR3/SATA3 USB 3.0/A&GbE/MicroATX Motherboard B75MA-P45 hdd: western digital carviar black 1tb RAM: corsair vengance black 8gb ddr3 2x4gb case: nzxt source 210 elite os: windows 8 wireless adapter: ASUS(PCE-N15) psu: CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply optical drive: LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM More about : good gaming rig More about : power gaming build Reply to UnrelatedShock markwp a b 4 Gaming July 2, 2013 6:48:36 PM As long as you are not planning to crossfire, you'll be fine. If you are planning any upgrades down the road, you might want to look at a 650w unit. Mark Reply to markwp Best solution ajl2011shooter July 2, 2013 6:53:17 PM Share It should draw around 350w as you described . So yes you are fine. As markwp said if you plan on any upgrades or Crossfire you might want to go with a 750w. Reply to ajl2011shooter Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedDo I Need More Power For This Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedBuilding Gaming PC, I Need Few More Advice Forum SolvedWill the RM850 power this build, or do I need more? Forum Building My First Gaming PC, But I Need (More) Help! Forum SolvedWould my customized gaming computer need more than 750W Power Supply? Forum SolvedMy first gaming PC. Need approval from more experienced PC builders Forum First PC build failed - started once then refuses to power on any more! Forum SolvedHey guys, I need your help to build a nice gaming rig.I am from India - Delhi. My budget is Rs.45000 . Cannot invest more! Forum SolvedWant to build a gaming PC for no more than $800 Forum SolvedNeed a bit more guidance to build gaming rig Forum SolvedI want a powerful gaming build but dont want to spend any more than 1000 dollars, can yall help? Forum First Gaming Build: Do I need (more?) cooling? Forum SolvedNeed The Cheapest (While Still Maintaining High End Power) PC Build Forum SolvedI just bought all of thees parts for my gaming pc build and i was wondering if my power supply is big enough Forum Need a quiet, power-friendly build for $1100-$1350? (Gaming pc) Forum SolvedHow would i know how much power i will need for my PC build? Forum SolvedWell, need some more help on a gaming build 1k~ Forum SolvedHow much power do i need for my new pc build Forum SolvedWant to build a gaming pc with low budget, and also low power consumption Forum SolvedSystem power up first time new build gaming pc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !