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How many watts are needed?

I plan on building a gaming computer with an amd fx 6300 an antec gx700 case a radeon 7850 and a GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 motherboard, how many watts will I need in my psu?
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  1. chexmixx23 said:
    I plan on building a gaming computer with an amd fx 6300 an antec gx700 case a radeon 7850 and a GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 motherboard, how many watts will I need in my psu?


    If you need 550 get a 650 watt PSU. Use this - http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
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    chexmixx23 said:
    I plan on building a gaming computer with an amd fx 6300 an antec gx700 case a radeon 7850 and a GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 motherboard, how many watts will I need in my psu?


    Go to the AMD web site and check "system requirements" for the 7850

    http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/7000/7850/Pages/radeon-7850.aspx#2

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    500W (or greater) power supply with one 75W 6-pin PCI Express power connector recommended7
    600W power supply (or greater) with two 75W 6-pin PCI Express power connectors recommended for AMD CrossFire™ technology.
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