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first time builder psu help?

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Last response: in Components
January 23, 2014 6:31:19 PM

I am currently trying to build a gaming computer for the first time and I am wondering how much watts my psu is going to need to make the build run smooth

cpu- intel core i5-3570k
cpu cooler- cooler master 212 evo
mobo- ASRock Z77 Extreme 4
ram- Corsair Vengeance 8GB(2*4GB) ddr3-1600
gpu- EVGA Geforce 760 SC 2GB
case- NZXT Phantom 410
hdd- Western digital 1TB cavier blue
ssd- samsung 840 evo 120GB
optical- Asus Bc-12bast/blk/b/as

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January 23, 2014 6:33:41 PM

550 watts will do it and leave some room for add ons later
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January 23, 2014 7:31:13 PM

Like bn91 said anything from 500 to 600 watts would be good. I would recommend seasonic, xfx or corsair psus
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January 23, 2014 7:36:12 PM

i actually have a similar build i5 with gtx 760 im on a 500 watt corsair. and my system runs fine.
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January 26, 2014 4:05:35 PM

thanks guys i went with the seasonic
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January 26, 2014 6:04:54 PM

Good choice!
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