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No clue for what power supply I need for new rig

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January 10, 2014 11:48:05 PM

Hi guys

Basically I am super stumped on what power supply requirements my current build needs.
My build is as follows

[PCPartPicker part list](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/2zmS4) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/2zmS4/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/2zmS4/benchmarks/)

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
**CPU** | [Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i54670...) | $279.00 @ PLE Computers
**CPU Cooler** | [Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-coole...) |-
**Motherboard** | [Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-ga...) | $209.00 @ PLE Computers
**Memory** | [Kingston 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/kingston-memory-kvr16n1...) | $54.00 @ PLE Computers
**Memory** | [Kingston 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/kingston-memory-kvr16n1...) | $54.00 @ PLE Computers
**Storage** | [Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-d...) | $269.00 @ PLE Computers
**Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-interna...) | Purchased For $0.00
**Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-interna...) | Purchased For $0.00
**Storage** | [Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-d...) | Purchased For $0.00
**Video Card** | [Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-video-card-gvn...) | Purchased For $0.00
**Case** | [Cooler Master Storm Trooper ATX Full Tower Case](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-sgc5...) | $179.00 @ PLE Computers
**Optical Drive** | [LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/lg-optical-drive-gh24ns...) | $23.00 @ CPL Online
**Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-wn700404) |-
| | **Total**
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $1067.00
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-11 18:45 EST+1100 |

Any tips you guys could give me would be awesome
Also If you see any other problems, any tips there would be awesome too

cheers

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January 10, 2014 11:53:35 PM

allocco91 said:
This should be perfect.

http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-hcg5...


That gives no headroom at all. You want at least a 600w PSU for that build. The 600w version of the one that allocco posted would be better
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January 11, 2014 12:00:53 AM

lucasz said:
allocco91 said:
This should be perfect.

http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-hcg5...


That gives no headroom at all. You want at least a 600w PSU for that build. The 600w version of the one that allocco posted would be better


sweet cheers dude, what about the difference between the other ratings? is it worth getting a gold rated one? or are the gains fairly minimal?
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January 11, 2014 12:02:16 AM

It's just different efficiency ratings. 80+ Bronze is good. Just make sure you don't cheap out and get one from a bad company
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