Is this PSU suitable for my build Tags: Power Supplies Components Last response: July 7, 2010 3:51 PM in Components Share wolf0x July 7, 2010 10:24:37 AM Well I am building my self a new computer and have almost got all the parts I want but I have found a PSU and I need to know if it's suitable for what I want. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week hopefully BUDGET RANGE: £450/$682 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Watching movies PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, Hard Drive PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Scan www.scan.co.uk, Amazon UK www.amazon.co.uk COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK PARTS PREFERENCES: No preference OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: The Parts I have found already are below Case - Antec Three Hundred Midi Case, http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product [...] ROKL5A1OLE - £ 43.99 CPU - Intel I3-530, http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Int [...] MHz-Retail - £91.80 Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-H55M-UD2H, Intel H55, 1156, http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Gig [...] s-VGA-uATX - £69.97 Graphics Card - Radeon HD 5770, http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/1GB [...] DVI-I-HDMI - £129.92 The PSU I have found is this 400W Corsair CMPSU-400CXUK http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/400W-Corsair-CMPSU-400CX... I am pretty sure it has enough watts to power my build but I am not sure amount the other factors that need to be right. Any help would be great. More about : psu suitable build WR2 a c 139 ) Power supply July 7, 2010 10:40:42 AM You're correct. The Corsair 400CX will have enough of the most important +12V amps to cover your needs with some to spare for upgrades & overclocking. Corsair 400CX review It's the same PSU that Bit-Tech recommends for it's Affordable All-Rounder system in the Bit-Tech DIY building guide. wolf0x July 7, 2010 10:43:54 AM Thanks for the quick reply, that good to know as I do not want to get a PSU for it to break all the components inside. Related resources Suitable PSU for Overclocking Build - Forum 1st Build, Looking for Suitable PSU [HELP!] - Forum Suitable PSU for this build - Forum Is this PSU suitable for my build? - Forum Is this older Seasonic PSU suitable for a new build? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer evongugg July 7, 2010 2:40:38 PM Yes you need a minimum of 21 amps on the 12v rails. You actually have 30 amps. Room for expansion. wolf0x July 7, 2010 3:51:10 PM That's good to know thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs this PSU suitable for my build? Forum i need help choosing a suitable PSU for the rig i am building Forum What PSU is suitable for my build Forum what is a suitable PSU for this build? Forum Solvedwould my bronze xfx 550w psu be suitable for a AMD 5970 graphics card? Forum SolvedWhat is the suitable PSU for my rig, 550w or 650w?? Forum SolvedSuitable psu for gtx770 Forum SolvedPlease Suggest a suitable PSU Forum SolvedSuitable PSU for a XFX R9 280X? Forum SolvedIs my psu suitable for my new graphics card Forum SolvedSuitable PSU to suit my overclocking needs? Forum SolvedNeed a suitable uk power cord for evga 600w psu (came with us plug) Forum SolvedWill this PSU be suitable ? Forum SolvedSuitable PSU for my first gaming rig Forum SolvedSuitable PSU for 780ti and PSU question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !