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November 10, 2013 1:07:09 PM

I have an AMD A6-3670 apu, 8gb of ram , 2tb hard drive, i want to get an radeon 7770, i know that id have to upgrade my psu which is i think either 250w or 350w, how much wattage would i need

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a c 1965 ) Power supply
a c 354 À AMD
November 10, 2013 1:09:24 PM

These 2 will easily power your specs.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $24.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-10 16:09 EST-0500)


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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Enermax 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $39.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-10 16:12 EST-0500)
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a b ) Power supply
November 10, 2013 1:11:25 PM

A GOOD QUALITY 500w PSU is what you need :) 

*EDIT* SR-71 Blackbird beat me to it lol
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November 10, 2013 1:15:05 PM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
These 2 will easily power your specs.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $24.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-10 16:09 EST-0500)


OR


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Enermax 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $39.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-10 16:12 EST-0500)


On the amd website it said it needs minimum 500w so are you sure a 450W is correct?
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November 10, 2013 1:15:46 PM

zink1701 said:
A GOOD QUALITY 500w PSU is what you need :) 

*EDIT* SR-71 Blackbird beat me to it lol


I think a good 500W would be what i need but I want to be sure before i decide lol
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November 10, 2013 1:16:18 PM

zink1701 said:
A GOOD QUALITY 500w PSU is what you need :) 

*EDIT* SR-71 Blackbird beat me to it lol


I think a good 500W would be what i need but I want to be sure before i decide lol
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a c 1965 ) Power supply
a c 354 À AMD
November 10, 2013 1:16:53 PM

Yes they both will run a HD 7770, or if you want extra headroom.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $34.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-10 16:14 EST-0500)
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a c 1965 ) Power supply
a c 354 À AMD
November 10, 2013 1:21:13 PM

Your very welcome , thanks for posting in the forum.
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