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is 500w PSU enough for this gaming pc?

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September 9, 2013 3:16:45 AM

500w is enough? or should i buy a 600W?
Intel Core i5-3570K.
Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H Socket 1155 Motherboard.
Western Digital (WD) Caviar Black 1TB 64MB cache.
Kingston ValueRAM 4GB DDR3 1600MHz CL11 1.5V.
Cooler Master Seidon 240M Liquid CPU Cooler for cpu.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 7970. :) 

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September 9, 2013 6:04:47 AM

A decent reliable brand of a 500w will run the 660ti , but if you get the HD7970 , you need to step up to 600w. to 650w.

Here is one of each below:


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $44.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-09 09:06 EDT-0400)


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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $59.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-09 09:06 EDT-0400)
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