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Are these compatible? And what PSU do I need

Happy new year all,

I've got a list of parts that I would like to build, are they compatible? And also how much watts do I need off a power supply to support it, I've got a disk drive that i'll take out of my old pc, that doesnt matter does it?

These are the parts

CPU:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/AMD-FX6300-Edition-4-1GHz-Socket/dp/B009O7YORK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388529206&sr=8-1&keywords=AMD+FX-6300

Motherboard:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/970a-g46-Motherboard-Raid-Gigabit-Manf/dp/B006TA6MGQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388529030&sr=8-1&keywords=MSI+970A-G46

Ram:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMV4GX3M1A1333C9-Select-Mainstream-Desktop/dp/B003XFT3XE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388529605&sr=8-1&keywords=4GB+Corsair+Value+DDR3+PC3-10600+%281333%29

Graphics Card:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007RS49EG/?tag=pcp0f-21

HDD:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Western-Digital-internal-Hard-Drive/dp/B0088PUEPK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388503773&sr=8-1&keywords=1TB+Western+Digital+Caviar+Blue+HDD

PSU:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00ALK1GFC/?tag=pcp0f-21

The psu wattage is 500w... But all the parts together plus a disk drive is like 600 or something, does that mean I need a PSU over 600w to support them?

Most importantly, are they compatible?

Thanks all in advance
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  1. That PSU will do all right. The HD 7770 needs a PSU rated at least 450W, and you have 500W.
  2. Try putting your parts into pcpartpicker.com it will tell you if anything doesn't work together and why. Hope this helps!
  3. aevm said:
    That PSU will do all right. The HD 7770 needs a PSU rated at least 450W, and you have 500W.


    Don't you need to add all the wattage together? Or do you just have to make sure the wattage the PSU supplies is over the watts the parts need?
    Also is it all compatible? I don't want to buy them and then it all explode in my face lol, thanks for fast reply btw

    @Sevenator When I look for parts on there some don't show up? I don't know why lol
  4. They are all compatible, yes. Do the pcpartpicker thing for MB and RAM at least, just to make sure.

    The PSU does power everything, of course. The graphics card alone will need 80W,
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7770-7750-benchmark,3135.html

    Don't be misled by the "450W" listed on the graphics card's page. That's about the ENTIRE SYSTEM that contains the card.
  5. For the most part everything except the Graphics card adds up to around 150-200w. Including the CPU and HDD's and what not, so for the most part all yo need to worry about is the graphics card power consumption.
  6. Thanks both for replying so fast,

    So are they compatible then? Am I good to go?

    Also what kind of games would i be able to play on medium and above with this build?
  7. Best answer
    Xmaniv said:
    Thanks both for replying so fast,

    So are they compatible then? Am I good to go?

    Also what kind of games would i be able to play on medium and above with this build?


    Yup, it all works, and you should be able to get medium on most games out there, and they will still look awesome. Glad I could help! Remember to select a "best solution" to help others with similar questions or problems.
  8. Thank you both, I was gonna try and select both as best answer... but I couldn't...

    Thank you both though :)
  9. Xmaniv said:
    Thank you both, I was gonna try and select both as best answer... but I couldn't...

    Thank you both though :)


    Glad I could help!
  10. Sevenater said:
    Xmaniv said:
    Thank you both, I was gonna try and select both as best answer... but I couldn't...

    Thank you both though :)


    Glad I could help!


    Wait, before you go, I'm going to upload a picture of a disc drive, will it work in the build? Are there things to take into consideration?
  11. Xmaniv said:
    Sevenater said:
    Xmaniv said:
    Thank you both, I was gonna try and select both as best answer... but I couldn't...

    Thank you both though :)


    Glad I could help!


    Wait, before you go, I'm going to upload a picture of a disc drive, will it work in the build? Are there things to take into consideration?



    Lets see it!
  12. Sevenater said:
    Xmaniv said:
    Sevenater said:
    Xmaniv said:
    Thank you both, I was gonna try and select both as best answer... but I couldn't...

    Thank you both though :)


    Glad I could help!


    Wait, before you go, I'm going to upload a picture of a disc drive, will it work in the build? Are there things to take into consideration?



    Lets see it!


    Gonna upload it now one sec :p
  13. http://imgur.com/hkBMQFR

    There it is, i've also got ram... Lol, sorry for so many questions, If you're still willing to help me I can make a new thread to make you best solution again?

    Thanks :)
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