PSU for i7, thoughts please... Tags: Power Supplies Components Product Last response: January 10, 2010 10:13 PM in Components Share Nuklearpuppy January 10, 2010 9:39:58 PM Hi there, Im building a music production and graphic design PC and will be running the following system and wanted to know if a Coolermaster 650 watt power supply unit would be suitable... System build as follows: 2TB Raid SATA hard-drives Asus P6T motherboard M-Audio Delta 66 soundcard ATI 4670 graphics card i7 920 Processor OCZ 6GB DDR3 triple pipe-line memory Coolmaster case If anybody has alternative suggestions then Im open to them More about : psu thoughts JackNaylorPE a c 111 ) Power supply January 10, 2010 9:53:40 PM 650 watts is a sweet spot for single GFX card setups where OC'ing is expected. Could prolly get away w/ as little as 450W otherwise. I'd suggest this combo as the CM PSU's are not what I would call upper tiers. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... galta January 10, 2010 9:55:58 PM 650W is a bit overkill for your system. 500W would be enough. However, if you want to buy something that will last, 650W Corsair is the way to go. BTW, get a ATI 5xxx card, instead. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer geofelt a c 105 ) Power supply January 10, 2010 10:13:08 PM PSU requirements are mostly driven by the graphics configuration. In this case, they are minimal, a 400w psu: http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/ati-rad... I think a corsair 450VX would be fine: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The wattage is not the best metric of psu capability, look for the amps on the 12v rail/s. You want a quality psu. Here is a list of psu's sorted by quality for starters: http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum1400$ i7 build .. thoughts and opinions please ? ForumI7 2600k new build thoughts and blessings? ForumHaving second thoughts , still need a PSU ForumThoughts On This i7 Build ForumPlanning a new i7 build - your thoughts ? ForumI7 920 overclocking BSOD's thoughts ? ForumThoughts on a new i7 or i5 build! Forum$1100 i7 system. Thoughts ? ForumThoughts on this set-up please ! ForumGaming system... thoughts or suggestions please :) ForumFINALIZED BUILD YOUR THOUGHTS PLEASE CRITICISM WELCOME ForumNew Gaming System Build - Thoughts & Advice Please ! ForumNew Build - $1,500 Hardware Budget - Thoughts ? ForumRecommendations for Socket 2011 please ( i7 3930k) ForumPlease add your thoughts . 1st build. ForumBuying in the morning! I need your thoughts please ! ForumPlease help with first build( thoughts /feedbacks) Forum6300 fx vishera black edition ForumModular PSU Question? ForumI think my power supplies broken help please fast More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !