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Is this enough of a power supply for this build?

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April 6, 2012 3:02:50 AM

CPU:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
Ram:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

PCU:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Graphics card: (preowned) sapphire hd 5570
Case: (preowned) Black PC case
HDD: (preowned) 320GB Western Digital HD SATA
DVD Player: (new) 1 LG DVD Player
Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate

thanks guys, please make sure u r sure before commenting on if it is enough or not

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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
April 6, 2012 3:14:34 AM

Yes. Thats a pretty weak video card though.
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April 6, 2012 3:45:50 AM

That PSU is fine. However, if you have some extra cash then a good PSU goes a long way... you can add it to the preowned list the next time you do a build.

Shark recommends a good Seasonic... but I'd go with a PSU with some more power. Try for a 600W+ Silver/Gold PSU that you can afford. It will last you years and you can upgrade your card in the future without worry.
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April 6, 2012 3:53:40 AM

th3parasit3 said:
That PSU is fine. However, if you have some extra cash then a good PSU goes a long way... you can add it to the preowned list the next time you do a build.

Shark recommends a good Seasonic... but I'd go with a PSU with some more power. Try for a 600W+ Silver/Gold PSU that you can afford. It will last you years and you can upgrade your card in the future without worry.

good idea..... http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

and i will ask my builder to put a ATI Radeon HD 6850 in instead...he has one used that he is not using and hopefully he can give it to me cheap, but i am not a game :)  but still good to have amazing graphics if i can get em cheap. what do u guys think about this now??? Good?
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a b B Homebuilt system
April 6, 2012 3:56:53 AM

th3parasit3 said:
That PSU is fine. However, if you have some extra cash then a good PSU goes a long way... you can add it to the preowned list the next time you do a build.

Shark recommends a good Seasonic... but I'd go with a PSU with some more power. Try for a 600W+ Silver/Gold PSU that you can afford. It will last you years and you can upgrade your card in the future without worry.



That's definitely a more future proof plan!
Here's the PSU I'm using, 620W, Bronze certified and modular.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

You can go Silver certified and get up into the 700W range, but that Seasonic is already almost 2x cost of the one you had picked and plenty powerful enough.
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a b B Homebuilt system
April 6, 2012 3:59:03 AM

The Seasonic 620W is more efficient, better overall ratings and modular which is nice, but your system your call. The Corsair is also not as powerful.
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a b B Homebuilt system
April 6, 2012 4:35:15 AM

That's more than enough power, but 1) Cooler Master is a junk brand and 2) The video card is not very good for gaming; I'd get something more powerful, and the 6850 sounds like a good choice for your level.

If you don't plan to go any higher than the 6850, you can probably get by with even less power; I'd say 500W would be fine. But you will not do much better than that Corsair 600W model on sale for $45; that's a pretty awesome promo. I didn't even see anything in the 500W range that would have been cheaper in a reliable brand.
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
April 6, 2012 4:37:02 AM

capt_taco said:
That's more than enough power, but 1) Cooler Master is a junk brand and 2) The video card is not very good for gaming; I'd get something more powerful, and the 6850 sounds like a good choice for your level.

If you don't plan to go any higher than the 6850, you can probably get by with even less power; I'd say 500W would be fine. But you will not do much better than that Corsair 600W model on sale for $45; that's a pretty awesome promo. I didn't even see anything in the 500W range that would have been cheaper in a reliable brand.



Agreed. Coolermaster makes nice cases, nice CPU coolers, but seems like there are an awful lot of bad PSUs on this forum from them.
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April 6, 2012 5:13:27 AM

nekulturny said:
Agreed. Coolermaster makes nice cases, nice CPU coolers, but seems like there are an awful lot of bad PSUs on this forum from them.

k thanks guys, and i would still get same power as overkill if i got a lesser card because its nice to be super safe........lol u guys deserve a good laugh check this video out.....watch it all please....don't get bored at begining, it get better...or should i say worse..lol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYxCrugJj_o
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
April 6, 2012 5:22:41 AM

un4gettable47mike said:
k thanks guys, and i would still get same power as overkill if i got a lesser card because its nice to be super safe........lol u guys deserve a good laugh check this video out.....watch it all please....don't get bored at begining, it get better...or should i say worse..lol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYxCrugJj_o



LOL at first he sounded like a riced out Honda Civic. HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNN *gearshift* DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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April 6, 2012 5:27:31 AM

nekulturny said:
LOL at first he sounded like a riced out Honda Civic. HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNN *gearshift* DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

hehehhehe, what a little freak..lol..k, night guys, peace 4 now..
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