Solved Picking a PSU Tags: Power Supplies Hardware Components Last response: September 17, 2010 3:25 AM in Components Share spooky2th September 10, 2010 4:52:46 AM Any tips on picking the right wattage of a PSU? So far all I do is check the watt specs of the hardware I use and guesstimate from there. More about : picking psu Twoboxer a b ) Power supply September 10, 2010 5:58:08 AM There are calculators out there that will absolutely make certain you select a powerful enough unit. Just google "psu calculator" They usually calc high. Or, list your cpu choice and graphics card(s) and we'll help. m 0 l Best solution Doom3klr September 10, 2010 6:56:23 AM Go to new egg go to psu area and enter your pc stats and it will give you power recomendations. from there a good antec earthwats or a corsair modular power supply should do ya well. Share Related resources Picking the right PSU. - Forum Need help picking a PSU for ~$60 - Forum New PC Build time! Hopeless at picking PSU's.. - Forum help picking new psu - Forum Advice required picking out a PSU - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsc a c 144 ) Power supply September 10, 2010 6:56:26 AM Or simply consider that a good 550 - 600 watt PSU (Corsair, Seasonic, Antec, etc.)will power any CPU and any video card with a single GPU. m 0 l razychowdhury September 10, 2010 7:56:11 AM You Can Buy Corsair Or thermal tech PSU For Your Computer I preferred you to have a corsair 750W PSU. Its Realy Good & You doesn't need to think about about your PC's Power m 0 l shanky887614 September 10, 2010 5:21:38 PM all you really need is a 500 watt power supply it dosnt matter what you use as long as you dont have mroe than 1 graphics card and if you do you wouldnt be asking here for it its better to go for a higher wattage than you need becasue it only draws as much as it needs to and no more m 0 l spooky2th September 17, 2010 3:23:24 AM Best answer selected by spooky2th. m 0 l spooky2th September 17, 2010 3:25:58 AM Doom3klr said:Go to new egg go to psu area and enter your pc stats and it will give you power recomendations. from there a good antec earthwats or a corsair modular power supply should do ya well. This is just what I did. Newegg estimated that I need a 631watt psu. I think I'm gonna go with a 700watt or higher depending on price and etc. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPicking a PSU Forum SolvedPicking PSU of r9 280x vapor-x Forum SolvedPicking PSU, need help! Forum SolvedPicking a good PSU, 4770k 780 gtx Forum SolvedNeed help with picking a PSU for my build Forum SolvedPicking The Right PSU Forum SolvedNeed help picking a PSU for my first PC Forum SolvedPicking a PSU for Home-build. Forum SolvedPicking a PSU for my system Forum SolvedHelp picking a psu! Forum SolvedNeed help picking out a PSU Forum SolvedNeed Help Picking a PSU for my Inspiron 660 (Not Slim) Forum SolvedPicking a new PSU Forum SolvedNeed help picking out a PSU Forum SolvedHaving trouble picking the right PSU from the limited options available Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !