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How many watts will this build use?

I'm just wondering how many watts will the build use?
cpu: AMD 8150
cpu cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 plus
MOBO: Asus M5A97
RAM: Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM
GPU: HIS Radeon R9 270X 2GB
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  1. 400ish
  2. Best answer
    600 watt power supply would work. The 8150 can suck up a lot of watts under full load.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-hcg620m
  3. barto said:
    600 watt power supply would work. The 8150 can suck up a lot of watts under full load.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-hcg620m


    thx
  4. barto said:
    600 watt power supply would work. The 8150 can suck up a lot of watts under full load.
    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-hcg620m


    Even overclocking the CPU and GPU won't see anything even close to 600w. Max power consumption would be perhaps just over 400w in that case. A 500w or 550w would be perfectly fine. If you wan to plan for adding a second 270x down the road, then look toward a 750w unit. Stick with Antec, Corsair, XFX or Seasonic.
  5. sadams04 said:
    Even overclocking the CPU and GPU won't see anything even close to 600w. Max power consumption would be perhaps just over 400w in that case. A 500w or 550w would be perfectly fine. If you wan to plan for adding a second 270x down the road, then look toward a 750w unit. Stick with Antec, Corsair, XFX or Seasonic.


    It's not always about the watts. I agree the wattage for the system would be about 400 watts. However, if you bought a 500 watt PSU, you're talking about 80% load. Is that a problem? Depends on the PSU. Heat is the enemy. That number will change which will affect the efficiency and wattage used. I also agree with sticking with list your provided. As for my selection, the Antec HCG 520M is $65. The 620M is $60. Which one would you choose? Right.
  6. barto said:
    However, if you bought a 500 watt PSU, you're talking about 80% load. Is that a problem? Depends on the PSU. Heat is the enemy. That number will change which will affect the efficiency and wattage used.


    That is exactly why I would go with the Seasonic Gold 550w below and call it a day. The Bronze units will be fine as well.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151136
  7. If you have not bought the CPU yet, DON'T. Get the 8320 or even the 6300. The x1xx FX CPUs are trash.
  8. tiny voices said:
    If you have not bought the CPU yet, DON'T. Get the 8320 or even the 6300. The x1xx FX CPUs are trash.


    I second this motion.
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