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 Basic power supply question regarding fan placement - Forum Question regarding power supply to my drives - Forum Question regarding amps on a power supply - Forum Some questions regarding case, motherboard and power supply for xfire - Forum Question regarding power supply and case - 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 New graphics,but question regarding power supply Forum Question Regarding Generic Power Supply Issue... Forum Power supply Question regarding 9800gtx Forum Question Regarding Power Supply Forum Some questions regarding Power Supply Forum Question regarding power supplies Forum SolvedRequest help regarding PC power supply Forum A few questions regarding power supplys. Forum SolvedGPU Power Cables Question Regarding EVGA 760 Forum SolvedPower Consumption Question regarding 2-way SLI 780's Forum SolvedQuestion regarding power distribution to the CPU, along with the rest of the system. Forum Help needed regarding the limited power supply pins on my PSU Forum SolvedThis is a question regarding power consumption. Forum Need help regarding power supply pin for new graphics card Forum Need help regarding power supply pin for new graphics card Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !