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Is 430w good enough

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July 22, 2012 12:08:06 AM

I s 430w good enough for


MSI 760GM-P21 (FX) Desktop Motherboard - AMD 760G Chipset - Socket AM3+


AMD Phenom II X6 1045T 2.70GHz AM3 Processor

ASUS EAH6670/DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 6670 GDDR5 1 GB Video Card


Kingston Technology HyperX 8 GB (2x4 GB Modules) 1600 MHz DDR3 Dual Channel Kit



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July 22, 2012 12:14:41 AM

Yes 430watt is more than sufficient for that.
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July 22, 2012 12:20:38 AM

make sure it's a decent brand PSU though, also I would look at a phenom x4 instead, when the turbo kicks in on that CPU it basically only runs as a three core.
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July 22, 2012 12:21:39 AM

Depends on the brand and what you're trying to accomplish with the system. Are you using the system for gaming?

If so as long as it's from a quality brand then those parts shouldn't be pulling on much. As the X6 1045T has a TDP of only 95w and the GPU require a PSU of 400 watts or greater (that's total system wattage, not GPU wattage). Granted, you'd probably be safer moving up to a quality 450w or even 500w PSU if you have a lot of drives.

If you aren't gaming or doing other taxing things on the system, then i'd say 430w is more then fine and you really don't have to look for a top notch brand.(the less stress the system is under, the less power gets pulled hence lower quality components will generally suffice in that environment).
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July 22, 2012 12:44:26 AM

mace200200 said:
make sure it's a decent brand PSU though, also I would look at a phenom x4 instead, when the turbo kicks in on that CPU it basically only runs as a three core.



Its a diablotek
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July 22, 2012 12:50:05 AM

whiteboy523 said:
Its a diablotek

Oh my, did you buy it already? If not I would look else where for a PSU, I love my DiabloTek case but their PSU's are garbage.
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July 22, 2012 12:57:22 AM

If you already have the Diablotek then not a big worry since your system load is going to be around 200watts.
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