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What power supply do i need?

HI, im new in these parts!
I need a cheap, yet effective power supply for my PC (components listed below):

GPU: AMD RADEON POWERCOLOR HD 7950 3GB
CPU: AMD FX 4300 black edition (3.8Ghz)
MOTHERBOARD: ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard
RAM: 2x4GB DDR3
an old 250GB sata disk
1 dvd/cd drive

Sorry for my english im Slovenian :)
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  1. I'd go for a Corsair CXM. They are the most reliable budget PSU imo. Here's an example here

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139050&Tpk=cx%20500m

    I'd go with no less than that 500W model, but would recommend getting the 600M just because the added headroom is always good to have
  2. i checked some sites with PWsupply calculators and some came 700W, then some 400W.
    I'm worried about the fact that my GPU need a minimum of 500W and i know i have to look at the 12V@(number).
    So the Corsair has a decent 12V@(number) thingy support? (i have no idea how its called)
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    QuaTroll said:
    i checked some sites with PWsupply calculators and some came 700W, then some 400W.
    I'm worried about the fact that my GPU need a minimum of 500W and i know i have to look at the 12V@(number).
    So the Corsair has a decent 12V@(number) thingy support? (i have no idea how its called)


    Yes the Corsair will have plenty of Amps on the 12v rail, and the quoted Wattage from the manufacturers are given with quite a bit of headroom. You could run a Titan on a good quality, efficient 500W PSU. The 500W Corsair should be fine, but like I said if you can afford it, get the 600 just because it won't have to work as hard to run your system.
  4. bdiddytampa said:
    QuaTroll said:
    i checked some sites with PWsupply calculators and some came 700W, then some 400W.
    I'm worried about the fact that my GPU need a minimum of 500W and i know i have to look at the 12V@(number).
    So the Corsair has a decent 12V@(number) thingy support? (i have no idea how its called)


    Yes the Corsair will have plenty of Amps on the 12v rail, and the quoted Wattage from the manufacturers are given with quite a bit of headroom. You could run a Titan on a good quality, efficient 500W PSU. The 500W Corsair should be fine, but like I said if you can afford it, get the 600 just because it won't have to work as hard to run your system.
  5. oh god i have no idea what im doing with the replies :O
    well i just wanted to say THX for the help
  6. QuaTroll said:
    oh god i have no idea what im doing with the replies :O
    well i just wanted to say THX for the help


    Haha, no problem, good luck!
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