New build. psu advice needed

system:

cpu: i5-3450 ivy
mb: gigabyte h77-d3h
ram: 4 gb corsair @1600
video : gt430 1gb
hdd : WD 500GB SATA-III 7200rpm 16MB Caviar Blue KX
dvd LG GH22NS70, SATA, Bulk, Negru


psu=? under 50 euros

thanks
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  1. Is this one overkill?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

    How do people feel about Corsair vs. Seasonic. There seem to be alot of quality complaints about Corsair at Newegg.
  2. ratsa said:
    Is this one overkill?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

    How do people feel about Corsair vs. Seasonic. There seem to be alot of quality complaints about Corsair at Newegg.

    A few Corsairs, including the one you linked to are Seasonic on the inside, and people mostly love 'em
    It's definitely overkill for the OP's specs, the CX430 would be plenty
  3. even if i get a gtx550 later on? an another 4 gb of ram?
  4. Yes you'll be fine with the CX430 and a GTX550 Ti. Nvidia recommends a 400w or greater PSU with 24Amps on the +12v rail, the CX430 has 28 amps on the +12v rail :)
  5. Hello, I am bulding a system too.
    Core i5 3570K
    Asus P8Z77-V
    Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600 8 GB
    1.5 TB Hitatchi
    XFX 9600 GT(From my old system)

    Not sure about the PSU though

    I Have shortlisted Corsair TX650V2 and OCZ ZS 750 W.

    Which one should I buy ???
  6. knight fall said:
    Hello, I am bulding a system too.
    Core i5 3570K
    Asus P8Z77-V
    Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600 8 GB
    1.5 TB Hitatchi
    XFX 9600 GT(From my old system)

    Not sure about the PSU though

    I Have shortlisted Corsair TX650V2 and OCZ ZS 750 W.

    Which one should I buy ???

    I think they both should be okay, but Corsair and Seasonic are better quality, and will probably perform better. Since the PSU is extremely important when building a computer, I would go with the Corsair TX650V2.
  7. i ordered the cx430. thanks for the info
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