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What power supply should I get for this setup?

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March 8, 2012 1:33:12 PM

Hello I am going to purchase these components but am clueless as to which PSU as to by.
here are is my build:

Black processor: AMD FX Black edition (4.2GHZ)
http://www.cdiscount.com/informatique/processeurs/amd-f...

GPU: ATI Sapphire Radeon HD 6870
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-990XA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram: 4x4gb at 1600Mhz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: 3.0gb/s 7200rpm

Case: Apevia X-Trooper Case
http://www.xoxide.com/apevia-xtcase-green.html

But I don't know what power supply to get please help!

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a c 139 ) Power supply
March 8, 2012 1:44:11 PM

You plan to pay Euros to get your FX 4170 Black Edition?
What's the shipping going to run from France?
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March 8, 2012 1:47:38 PM

no im not going to add a second gpu and yes i'm shipping it to France the tax is like 2euros for each product except the case which is 10, any idea for a power supply?
a c 139 ) Power supply
March 8, 2012 1:57:39 PM

Any high quality 500W-550W would do nicely.
You probably want a good CPU cooler in your list as well.
a c 139 ) Power supply
March 8, 2012 2:01:30 PM

You'll want to look for 2x 6pin PCI-e power connectors which your graphics card wants.
You might need to step up a size in PSUs to find that option, depending on whats available to you.
March 8, 2012 2:50:56 PM

ive got a spare avc heat sink + fan but what is nessesary for the graphics card?
a c 139 ) Power supply
March 8, 2012 2:55:06 PM

The graphics card has it's own self contained cooling and it's adequate even for some modest overclocking.
It's the CPU where you can get the biggest performance gains.

Which model of AVC cooler do you have? Got a link to a performance review?
March 8, 2012 3:00:38 PM

no it's about 3 years old i'd prefer getting a new one do you have any suggestions?
so the graphics card needs it's own cord from the power supply for the fan but what is that cable called?
March 8, 2012 3:08:54 PM

so my mobo needs a 24 pin and my gpu a 2x6pin pci but what would a compatible cpu cooler need? what would this compatible cpu cooler need to have to be compatible with the mobo and cpu?

thank you so much i'm kinda lost in the build i'm a newbie and don't want to mess this up! :) 
a c 139 ) Power supply
March 8, 2012 3:12:40 PM

Most often called the PCI-e power connector. The come in 6pin, 8pin and 6+2pin versions. And there is a molex to PCI-e adapter available for PSUs that don't have an extra PCI-e power connector.
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