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Tried to work out how powerful PSU i need but cant?

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a b ) Power supply
June 21, 2012 8:45:39 PM

I've tried a calculator, it says recommended is 350 watt, so a 400 watt will do right?

CPU: i5 3570k
GPU: Radeon 7850

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a c 104 à CPUs
June 21, 2012 10:02:19 PM

yes, a quality 400w will do the job. gaming wise you won't break 300w but I would personally go with a 430w+ PSU (28+ on the 12v rail)
CPU: Intel Core i7-3960X @ 4.3GHz
Motherboard: EVGA X79 SLI
Chipset Drivers: Intel 9.​2.​3.​1022
Hard Disk: Samsung 470 (256GB)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3-1867 4 x 4GB (8-10-9-26)

something like the xfx 450w, antec EW 500w, corsair CX500, seasonic 520w just to name a few among many solid to quality offerings on the market
a b à CPUs
a b ) Power supply
June 21, 2012 11:07:21 PM

400 W will do great and 600 W will be good for crossfire in the future