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Upgrading my PC; what power supply will I need?
Aug 6, 2014, 10:25 AM
I'm building my first PC, and I'm unsure how much power supply wattage I need?
Intel core I5 4570 3.2GHz Proccessor
Kingston 2x 4GB RAM
Geforce GT 630 graphics card
Seagate Barracuda TB Hard Drive
I'm yet to get a disc drive/ soundcard and because I'm looking to add a few extra's once I'm done and slowly upgrade, I probably want to have a little extra wattage to allow for that in the future.
Aug 6, 2014
Aug 6, 2014
upgrading power supply
Aug 6, 2014, 10:34 AM
A 550w XFX is more than enough and will leave room for a better graphics card.
Aug 6, 2014, 10:35 AM
If your going to be upgrading to a high end graphics card later on i suggest getting at least 600-650W. for your current build a 430W PSU is plenty
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Aug 6, 2014, 10:36 AM
550 should see you right for what you listed. 650 will give you all the room for growth you need except if you want 2 Graphics cards in which case 850 is the way to go.
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