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 135 ) 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 137 ) 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 1400$ i7 build .. thoughts and opinions please? Forum Solveddecent PSU for 7970 vapor-x crossfire+ i7 3770k please have a look Forum Core i7 920 OC attempt.... Your thoughts/advice Please Forum Solvedthoughts on cooler master psu Forum SolvedThoughts on this build please Forum SolvedGaming PC Build. Thoughts/ Suggestions please! Forum SolvedUpgraded from stock Q9400 to i7 4770. Keeping AMD 6870. Thoughts? Forum Solved£1000 Rendering/Gaming Build, i7 4770, MSI GTX 770. Thoughts? Forum SolvedThoughts on this university? PLEASE HELP Forum SolvedThis is my FINAL build. Need thoughts please and thanks!! Forum SolvedI need ideas and thoughts on this build please! Forum Solved£850 gaming pc. PSU thoughts Forum SolvedBuilding another AMD system, thoughts please? Forum SolvedFirst Build:Thoughts, advice, and feedback please Forum SolvedPlease share your thoughts on my build Forum SolvedPeoples Thoughts on this please. Forum SolvedFirst Build - $1k Gaming Rig - Please share your thoughts Forum PSU advice for a highend Core i7 build, pretty please :) Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build with Mid/High Specs but needs to be Quiet - Your thoughts please Forum SolvedBest PSU for Gigabyte B85M-DV3 and i7 4770k CPU?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !