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PSU: How much watts does my computer need?

I'm building my first gaming computer but I'm not sure whether to get 500v or 600v. What PSU should I get? How much has does it need?
Specs:
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3P

CPU: AMD FX-8350 FX-Series

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti Superclock

Tower: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus-Mid Tower

Hard drive: WD Blue 1 TB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, 7200 RPM

Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800)
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    ~500w would be sufficient for that build, i recommend http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9 for a budget PSU in that range
  2. 500w psu from a GOOD brand (corsair, antec, ...) will do
  3. Did you consider to get the fx 8320 and put the extra money into a better gpu? I mean the r9 270(X) for instance.
    The same goes for the 16gb's of ram.Maybe you need them,but just mentioning it.
  4. Vic 40 said:
    Did you consider to get the fx 8320 and put the extra money into a better gpu? I mean the r9 270(X) for instance.
    The same goes for the 16gb's of ram.Maybe you need them,but just mentioning it.


    +1 with the money you save you can indeed get a better gpu and the performance difference between an fx 8320and 8350 is not much
  5. If your on a budget this is decent.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $34.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-09 12:11 EDT-0400)
  6. isn't that that psu that can go to 600w without a problem and +1
  7. jaslion said:
    isn't that that psu that can go to 600w without a problem and +1

    It's not your place to choose best answer,That's the right of the topic starter.I got a slap on the wrist when i did that and a mentioning of possibly getting banned if i made a habit of it.
  8. UNSELECTED don't choose the BEST Solution unless it's your thread , it's for OP and Admins. ONLY.
  9. Oops sorry i didn't know that. Lesson learned thanks for warning me about this. Why do they give you this option then?
  10. It's just there for convenience , thanks for your cooperation.
  11. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    SR-71 Blackbird has edited this post 3 minutes ago.

    I'm glad i'm not the only one who's making a habit of that.:D
  12. No problem and thanks for the warning. And yeah its only human to make mistakes.
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