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 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 SolvedLooking for suitable 350W+ TFX PSU for my SFF mATX rig. Also, are SATA splitters/molex-to-SATA adapters okay? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !