Question regarding power supply Tags: Homebuilt Power Supplies Systems Last response: October 3, 2010 8:27 AM in Systems Share Anonymous a b B Homebuilt system a b ) Power supply October 1, 2010 8:04:28 AM hi guys, for the first time i'm building my own pc "from the scratch". the components are as follows: SPE 4096MB G.Skill PC3-10666-4GBRH CL7 KIT COL Scythe Kaze Jyu Slim 100x12mm 2000U/m HDD 3.5" Samsung SpinPoint F3 500GB HD502HJ 7200U/m DVD LG Electronics (B) GH-22NS SATA schwarz CPU AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0GHz - Socket AM3 BOX MBP ASRock N68-S3 UCC AM3 Geforce XFX 8800gts fatal1ty as power supply i plan to use my old be quiet Straight Power BQT E6-500W PC Netzteil ATX 2.2 500 Watt . i heard various opinions wether this enough or not. can you help me and tell me how to calculate what i really need? thanks in advance More about : question power supply mosox a b B Homebuilt system a b ) Power supply October 1, 2010 8:44:31 AM Your PSU should be good. http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp doive1231 October 1, 2010 10:31:14 AM Should easily be enough Related resources New graphics,but question regarding power supply - Forum Question regarding power supply and case - Forum Question Regarding Generic Power Supply Issue... - Forum Power supply Question regarding 9800gtx - Forum Basic power supply question regarding fan placement - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer abswindows7 October 1, 2010 6:07:49 PM For your first build, make sure you hear both ram module CLIP on your motherboard. Also, make sure your fans are blowing on the good direction. Last but not the least, come back if you have any trouble with your computer, it will be a pleasure to help you ! T: Your power supply as stated above, should be plenty for your 8800 ... If you plan on going for a second one, you might want to go for a 600-700 watts psu instead. But for now, enjoy ! jsc a c 122 B Homebuilt system a c 144 ) Power supply October 3, 2010 8:27:15 AM For first-time builders, I recommend looking at these threads: Build it yourself: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/274745-13-step-step... And although this primarily a troubleshooting thread, the first part contains a checklist that will catch most noob mistakes: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-read-postin... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] t-problems ForumRegarding the EVGA 9600 GT Low Power Video Card, is the 300v power supply good e ForumRegarding the EVGA 9600 GT Low Power Video Card, is the 300v power supply good e ForumQuestion Regarding Power Supply ForumNeed help regarding power supply pin for new graphics card ForumQuestion regarding power supplies ForumQuestion Regarding Power Hook Ups On Video Card ForumNew build, question regarding power and water cooling ForumQuestion regarding Phantom Power ForumA few questions regarding power supplys. ForumPsu question regarding ampage ForumFirst Build~Gaming Rig opinion :D (+ Power Supply question ) ForumGaming Build: Budget $2,300 ForumWill this power supply cut it? (i7 build) ForumATI Radeon 5870 v2 1GB GDDR5 question More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !