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June 9, 2014 4:11:15 AM

I would like to know which PSU will be sufficient for my setup.
I'm new to Toms hardware so I don't know how this works.

My setup is:
CPU: AMD FX-6300 oc'ed to at least 4.2Ghz
CPU cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3
GPU:MSI Radeon R9 280X GAMING 3GB oc'ed to at least 1100Mhz

Should I get the Cooler Master B600 or the Corsair VS650?

Best regards,
Thomas

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June 9, 2014 4:18:17 AM

I'd go with a 650w psu to be safe. Where (Country) do you live
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June 9, 2014 4:23:23 AM

Hi ThomasKIK
The Radeon R9-280X requires a psu with 30A on the +12v rail and a 550W psu minimum
get a quality psu from seasonic/xfx ( also made by seasonic ) or any psu from the corsair TX ,HX or AX range of psu's
as they have high grade capacitors
650 - 700w will give you some headroom
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June 9, 2014 4:25:01 AM

Alpha3031 said:
I'd go with a 650w psu to be safe. Where (Country) do you live


I live in the Netherlands.
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June 9, 2014 4:27:19 AM

mickypheonix said:
Hi ThomasKIK
The Radeon R9-280X requires a psu with 30A on the +12v rail and a 550W psu minimum
get a quality psu from seasonic/xfx ( also made by seasonic ) or any psu from the corsair TX ,HX or AX range of psu's
as they have high grade capacitors
650 - 700w will give you some headroom


Do you think the Corsair Builder CX600 Bronze will be a good choice?
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June 9, 2014 4:27:57 AM

the cx series of psu's have low grade capacitors
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June 9, 2014 4:28:37 AM

http://www.alternate.nl/XFX/PRO650W-Core-Edition-650-Wa...
EDIT this PSU has high grade capacitors , has 53A on the +12v rail and more than enough wattage
for some headroom this will be fine:) 
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June 9, 2014 4:37:58 AM

The CX 600 is an average power supply. It is slightly better than the Corsair VS 650. But i would recommend something better if you are overclocking.
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June 9, 2014 4:43:29 AM

Thanks to all of you guys, I'm going for the XFX PRO 650W Core Edition.
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June 9, 2014 4:45:33 AM

you are most welcome , i hope it all goes well for you , all the best
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