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Wondering if this is a good PSU for my build

Hey guys this is my build http://pcpartpicker.com/p/35XGP and I was wondering if this PSU is good for this build and overall good.
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    It is ok but for that build 630w is overkill. Here are some higher quality lower wattage unit that fits your budget

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seasonic-power-supply-ssr360gp

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-capstone450

    Your pc will only consume 180-200w on average.
  2. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/360E3

    that's overkill, this is enough
  3. for only $10 more i would go for this one, its more reliable and one of the tier one brands (most powerful and stable on the market). http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-tp650c
  4. Not a bad psu. You may be able to use a much lower wattage although since your build total to around 250 watts. I say 500 or below is fine for your use unless you plan to upgrade. Many psu operate best under a certain amount of load, and it may make sense to get a lower watt.
  5. Does the graphics card have like a maximum psu like some do? Also is it a good build for the budget?
  6. Also A GTX 750 Ti, R7 270X, GTX 650 TI, or a HD 7790?? Which one would suit me more? All are 2GB and since I went with the Corsair 430W PSU I have 10 more dollars to upgrade, what should I upgrade, which part? http://pcpartpicker.com/p/360E3 I was thinking about the Motherboard actually
  7. The GTX 750Ti is a new design "Maxwell" and most of those gpu's are designed to run on the 75w pci-e supply direct from the motherboard, and have no external power plugs like older or more powerful designs. This alleviates the need for a huge psu. Typically the 750Ti is rated for a 400w powersupply with @20A on the 12v rail. Most of the 'decent' psu's will easily have this. Most of the 'Why didn't I take this back earlier' psu's don't.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx430m

    650Ti would be a downgrade
    270X would require a 500w psu as would a 7790

    Save the $10 and put it towards a CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO cpu cooler. Stock AMD cpu coolers sound like freight trains when pushed.
  8. Karadjgne said:
    The GTX 750Ti is a new design "Maxwell" and most of those gpu's are designed to run on the 75w pci-e supply direct from the motherboard, and have no external power plugs like older or more powerful designs. This alleviates the need for a huge psu. Typically the 750Ti is rated for a 400w powersupply with @20A on the 12v rail. Most of the 'decent' psu's will easily have this. Most of the 'Why didn't I take this back earlier' psu's don't.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx430m

    650Ti would be a downgrade
    270X would require a 500w psu as would a 7790

    Save the $10 and put it towards a CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO cpu cooler. Stock AMD cpu coolers sound like freight trains when pushed.




    I really don't KNOW how to overclock and do not plan to. Also I added just a few dollars to the Mobo and a keyboard how is this http://pcpartpicker.com/p/361uy
  9. Another option is to go to the original Mobo I had and take away the Keyboard and get the GTX 750 Ti with Dual Fans that is factory OCed by Asushttp://www.ncixus.com/products/?usaffiliateid=1000031504&sku=94339&vpn=GTX750TI-OC-2GD5&manufacture=ASUS
  10. Karadjgne said:
    The GTX 750Ti is a new design "Maxwell" and most of those gpu's are designed to run on the 75w pci-e supply direct from the motherboard, and have no external power plugs like older or more powerful designs. This alleviates the need for a huge psu. Typically the 750Ti is rated for a 400w powersupply with @20A on the 12v rail. Most of the 'decent' psu's will easily have this. Most of the 'Why didn't I take this back earlier' psu's don't.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx430m

    650Ti would be a downgrade
    270X would require a 500w psu as would a 7790

    Save the $10 and put it towards a CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO cpu cooler. Stock AMD cpu coolers sound like freight trains when pushed.



    I think I got it. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/363ug
  11. While I was not necessarily thinking of overclocking, that was a thought, for a mild-moderate OC, much can be done with software and bios like changing the multiplyer, easy enough. What I was meaning with the cpu cooler is you chip will get hot with heavier usage. The stock cooler will work just fine for that, it just tends to get rather noisy. the 212 mentioned is a superior cooler for a very decent price and not only will cool a stock clock better than the factory supplied fan, will do it much, much quieter.

    Personally, since you have opted for the CX430, I would go with the Asus, again it has higher performance, which is always good for games, and when pushed during more intensive games will run much quieter than the single fan versions. This version, having dual fans, is one that requires a 6-pin pci-e connecter, of which your psu has 1.

    you are getting a 64bit version of Windows. This means you have no memory restrictions, as in the older 32bit versions were regulated to 4GB. If you could find it somewhere in your budget, an 8GB kit would serve you much better.

    Any way you decide, its a pretty decent build considering your tight budget, and you should be quite happy with the results. Drop us a line sometime and let us know how it all worked out, maybe a pic or 2 :D
  12. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $59.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-07 23:46 EST-0500)
  13. Karadjgne said:
    While I was not necessarily thinking of overclocking, that was a thought, for a mild-moderate OC, much can be done with software and bios like changing the multiplyer, easy enough. What I was meaning with the cpu cooler is you chip will get hot with heavier usage. The stock cooler will work just fine for that, it just tends to get rather noisy. the 212 mentioned is a superior cooler for a very decent price and not only will cool a stock clock better than the factory supplied fan, will do it much, much quieter.

    Personally, since you have opted for the CX430, I would go with the Asus, again it has higher performance, which is always good for games, and when pushed during more intensive games will run much quieter than the single fan versions. This version, having dual fans, is one that requires a 6-pin pci-e connecter, of which your psu has 1.

    you are getting a 64bit version of Windows. This means you have no memory restrictions, as in the older 32bit versions were regulated to 4GB. If you could find it somewhere in your budget, an 8GB kit would serve you much better.

    Any way you decide, its a pretty decent build considering your tight budget, and you should be quite happy with the results. Drop us a line sometime and let us know how it all worked out, maybe a pic or 2 :D


    More intensive games like what? for example. I kind of want to go with the one fan because I do get a Semi Mod PSU and a keyboard which I need. Also I do not play highly intensive games atm.
  14. Well anything highly gpu intensive, really, can be anything from Call of Duty to World of Warcraft to watching movies or AutoCAD.
  15. Karadjgne said:
    Well anything highly gpu intensive, really, can be anything from Call of Duty to World of Warcraft to watching movies or AutoCAD.

    Would this single fan cover it nicely?
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