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Seasonic M12II-520 520W 80PLUS Bronze Modular

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October 20, 2013 4:38:07 AM

hey guys, is this psu(Seasonic M12II-520 520W 80PLUS Bronze Modular) enough for this rig?:

cpu: Intel Core i5-4570 3.20-3.60GHz (Quad Core) Haswell
mobo: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H
ram: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 2x4gb ddr3 1600 CL9
vga: HIS HD 7950 IceQ Boost 3gb/384bit http://
hdd: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB
case: NZXT Lexa S Black Steel Mid Tower Chassis

i am not planning on upgrading anything soon except for a fan controller http://.

Thanks :) 
October 20, 2013 4:47:40 AM

Jip, perfectly enough. :D 
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October 20, 2013 4:55:38 AM

I have a 520W Seasonic and it handles an overclocked i5 and 660ti without a problem. I probably could get by on 450W. But a little headroom is nice. The 660ti is close to the 7950 Boost but the Boost uses a little more.

I'd suggest scrapping the fan controller. Just use the mobo utility software and adjust the fan speeds there. I do this every time I game and my temps are excellent. CPU and GPU never break 65C.
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October 20, 2013 5:07:25 AM

i see, ill stick with 520w then. Thanks a lot for your quick answers :D 
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January 16, 2014 7:24:51 AM

Buchikik said:
hey guys, is this psu(Seasonic M12II-520 520W 80PLUS Bronze Modular) enough for this rig?:

I'm also getting this Seasonic M12II 520W power supply to meet the requirement of my second-hand Radeon HD 6850. The card spec says it required "500W or greater" and my current power supply was only 420W (Cooler Master Extreme Power Plus 460).

Are you running your games fine? Do you have problem using this power supply and your HD 7950 card?
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January 16, 2014 7:54:14 AM

sedona said:
Buchikik said:
hey guys, is this psu(Seasonic M12II-520 520W 80PLUS Bronze Modular) enough for this rig?:

I'm also getting this Seasonic M12II 520W power supply to meet the requirement of my second-hand Radeon HD 6850. The card spec says it required "500W or greater" and my current power supply was only 420W (Cooler Master Extreme Power Plus 460).

Are you running your games fine? Do you have problem using this power supply and your HD 7950 card?


U shouldn't post on others posts. Quick answer, and that's it, 520W is plenty for a 7950.
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