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What power supply wattage would I need?

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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  1. 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)
  2. A GOOD QUALITY 500w PSU is what you need :)

    *EDIT* SR-71 Blackbird beat me to it lol
  3. 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?
  4. 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
  5. 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)
  6. 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
  7. Best answer
    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)
  8. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    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)


    Thanks
  9. Your very welcome , thanks for posting in the forum.
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