Which PSU is best for my desktop? Tags: Power Supplies Desktops Fan Configuration Components Product Last response: June 20, 2012 11:52 AM in Components Share dstubbornkanav June 20, 2012 7:37:54 AM I'm buying a new desktop and this is my configuration: CPU: i3 - 2120 Mobo: Intel DH67CL RAM: 2 X 4gb Gskill ripjawsX GPU: ATI HD6850 DDR5 1GB DDR5 (can upgrade to 2 gb in future) Fans: 1 processor, 1 rear fan and 1 top fan(120mm), i side fan (200 mm) and may be 2 front fans Cabinet: Vulcam Gaming mATX Chasis 1 Dvd writer 2 Sata HDD (160 gb and 2 TB) Now i have 2 questions: 1. Does this machine really needs that much fans as i'm installing a mATX board on an NZXT Vulcan Gaming mATX chassis (1 top and 1 rear fan comes along with the cabinet). 2. Which PSU is best for my configuration? More about : psu desktop hellfire24 a b ) Power supply June 20, 2012 9:26:36 AM just install a front intake fan and you are good. for psu,a quality 500w will run your rig well,something like this- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... randomkid a b ) Power supply June 20, 2012 10:16:03 AM +1 with the Corsair CX500 V2. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bartholomew a b ) Power supply June 20, 2012 11:52:28 AM Installing a front intake fan will improve airflow inside your case. Do consider installing one. Antec EarthWatts EA-500D Green 500W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SeaSonic S12II 520 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The CX500V2 is also a good choice Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWhich is best graphic card for PSU 300W and would u like to give more ForumWhich powersupply is best for my desktop ForumWhich PSU is best for the following system? [ PSU Debate] ForumBest card for X-com, Civilization V and Windows desktop ForumWhich PSU to buy which can handle the following config? ForumPC for Grandma. which build is best ForumWhich is the best deal? Help! ForumPSU Type for my desktop [Resolved] ForumWhich power supply unit for a gaming desktop ? ForumWhich motherboard should i buy for the new desktop i'm building? ForumWhich Would Be The Best PSU Out Of These For HD Radeon 6770 ForumWhich PSU is best from these three? ForumWhich PSU wattage calculator should I trust? ForumWhich is the latest and best motherboard for desktop ? ForumBest $500 desktop builds ForumBest gaming custom desktop for ~$1000 ForumUpgrade My Comp. Forum[Solved] Which PSU would you choose out of these? Forum[Solved] Will this PSU support a Gtx 680? Forum[Solved] Faulty PSU? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !