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Is 650 watts high enough for my build?

Hello guys, my psu has just died after experiencing 2 outages at once, so I'm looking for a new one. My specs are

case: HAF 922
Motherboard: Asus H87 plus
CPU: i5 4570
GPU: Gigabyte 660 windforce
RAM: G skill 2X4GB 12800 CL9
HDD: 6X assorted sizes of Western Digital and maybe an SSD in the future
Optical Drive: LG cheap drive to burn

Please recommend me a wattage, as low as possible but stable please.

Thanks!
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  1. dtraven said:
    Hello guys, my psu has just died after experiencing 2 outages at once, so I'm looking for a new one. My specs are

    case: HAF 922
    Motherboard: Asus H87 plus
    CPU: i5 4570
    GPU: Gigabyte 660 windforce
    RAM: G skill 2X4GB 12800 CL9
    HDD: 6X assorted sizes of Western Digital and maybe an SSD in the future
    Optical Drive: LG cheap drive to burn

    Please recommend me a wattage, as low as possible but stable please.

    Thanks!


    Hi - That sys will run on a decent 430w PSU as long as it has at least 1 6pin pcie connector.
    If you want xtra headroom you can get a unit with more power as it won't do any harm to
    anything except your wallet in a higher upfront cost.
  2. 500Watt would be enough for that so a 650W would be more than enough.
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    A 650 Watt PSU is more than enough, though if you're thinking about upgrading in the future, it may be a smart choice to go with one. I would say around 500-550 Watts would do great with this build itself.
  4. Thanks guys! I'll pick a500-550 psu tomorrow, see what's available, and I'd like some feedback please
  5. I would just stick to name brands EVGA, Corsair, Antec, XFX, Seasonic. I think general consensus is the XFX and Seasonic are highest quality, but I'm sure they prob the highest priced as well.
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