Solved How many watts should my PSU be in this build? Tags: Power Supplies Hard Drives Build Motherboards Strong Systems Last response: July 29, 2013 8:47 AM in Systems Share jonnyappleseedc July 29, 2013 8:26:22 AM For this build, how strong of a power supply should I get, or is recommended? CPU-AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor Motherboard-Biostar TA970 ATX AM3+ Motherboard Memory-A-Data XPG V2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Hard drive-Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive GPU-EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card Optical Drive-LG GT80N DVD/CD Writer OS-Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full (32/64-bit) Case-Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case Thanks! More about : watts psu build coastie65 a b ) Power supply a b V Motherboard July 29, 2013 8:32:37 AM If you are not running a second Video card, then a 650w Corsair or Seasonic would be plenty. You need to make sure you have some headroom on the rail for the Video card. m 0 l oczdude8 a b ) Power supply a b V Motherboard July 29, 2013 8:34:04 AM I would not go lower then 550W. If your budget is tight, get a 550W, if you can spare a bit more money, I recommend a 750W Good psu brands: Corsair, seasonic, xfx, antec m 0 l Related resources What PSU should I use on my build?(how many watts and what brand) - Forum How many watts of a PSU should I get for this build? - Forum How many watts should I need for my psu in this rig - Forum How many Watts should my new PSU be? - Forum How Many Watts PSU Should I Get? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution JamesSneed a b V Motherboard July 29, 2013 8:38:36 AM Why not try out this PSU calculator(its fairly accurate): http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.js... Your build will be in the 350 watt range of power draw without any overclocking. A quality 500 watt PSU will be more than enough. Share JackNaylorPE a c 140 ) Power supply a c 218 V Motherboard July 29, 2013 8:38:50 AM nVidia system requirements for the 660 are described here: http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt... m 0 l Sangeet Khatri a b ) Power supply a b V Motherboard July 29, 2013 8:44:33 AM For about just 50 dollars, this is an awesome PSU which should be able to handle it pretty easily. Also it is of very good quality, so just get it. Should not be a problem. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg) Total: $49.99 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-29 11:42 EDT-0400) Is there anything else in which I can help you? I would be happy to help. m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird a c 2198 ) Power supply a c 1260 V Motherboard July 29, 2013 8:47:35 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681715109... SeaSonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $64.99 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedStarting a new build, and I am unsure of how many watts my PSU will need. Forum SolvedHow many watts PSU do I need for this build? And is it a decent build for gaming? Forum Solvedhow many WATTS (for power supply) should i get for my pc build? HELP ME ! Forum Solvedhow many WATTS(power supply) should i get for my pc build? HELP ME ! Forum SolvedHow do you know how many watts are needed from a PSU for a build? Forum SolvedHow many Watts do I need on a PSU for my build? Forum SolvedHow many watts PSU does my build needs? Forum How many watts of PSU should I buy for my computer? Forum How many watts will my system need for its PSU? Will probably be overclocking a 780 ti. First build! Forum How many watts will my psu need to hold to run my computer build? Forum How many Watts PSU should I buy? Forum How many watts should my new PSU have? Forum How many watts PSU for this build ? Forum How many Watts do I need on a PSU for my build? Forum How many psu watts do i require for this build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !