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What psu should I get with this build?? Help please :(

Here are the parts to my pc

CPU - AMD FX-6300

Motherboard - Asus M5A97 R2.0 AMD 970

RAM - G.SKILL Ares 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz

Chasis - Corsair Carbide Series 200R Compact ATX Case

GPU - Gigabyte GV-R927XOC-2GD Overclocked R9 270X

Hard Drive - Seagate 1TB Barracuda 7200Rpm

SSD - Crucial 120GB Solid State Drive

OS - Winodws 8

I just want to know what Power Supply would be most suitable for this build, I won't be overclocking at all, but might in the future

Cheers :))
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $49.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-11 20:51 EDT-0400)

    That xfx would do you nicely unless you want to xfire or upgrade to a 280x or 290.
  2. combine1237 said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $49.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-11 20:51 EDT-0400)

    That xfx would do you nicely unless you want to xfire or upgrade to a 280x or 290.


    Oh and I forgot to mention that I live in New Zealand and that power supply isn't in nz, can u think of anything else? Just go to PCpartpicker and change to new zealand (in country) and choose one please, thanks :)
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  4. https://nz.pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-hcg620m

    I know this one is oemed by seasonic, but am not sure about the other two bignastyid listed, but they are probably good too.
  5. Look for a good 500 w/ 24AMPs on the 12 volt rail
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