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July 31, 2012 8:29:33 PM

SO this is my PC build that I plan on getting, What PSU will I need and what is a good one.
My PC build
CPU – Intel Core I5 3570K 3.4Ghz Quad Core Ivybridge CPU Processor - BX80637I53570K - Socket 1155 OC @ 4.4Ghz
CPU Cooler – Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 High Performance CPU Cooler
Mobo – Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H Intel Z77 DDR3 ATX HDMI Motherboard - Socket 1155
RAM – 8GB Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600MHz RAM Memory
All come in a bundle –costs £339.95
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-i5-3570k-4-4GHz-Overclock...

GPU – Get the Gtx 660Ti 2Gb if is price is similar

EVGA 012-P3-1573-KR Nvidia GTX570 HD SuperClocked 1280MB 320-Bit DDR5 Graphics Card
This costs - £253.45
http://www.amazon.co.uk/012-P3-1573-KR-Nvidia-SuperCloc...
HDD – Seagate ST31000524AS 3.5 inch Barracuda 1TB GB
This Costs - £61.50
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-ST31000524AS-Barracuda-...

SSD – Intel 330 Series 120GB 2.5 inch Solid State Drive
This costs - £77.80
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Series-120GB-Solid-State/...

PSU –
DvD – LG GH24NS90
This costs - £13.47
http://www.amazon.co.uk/LG-GH24NS90-AUAA50B-SATA-Intern...

Sound Card – Asus Xonar DG 5.1 PCI Sound Card
This costs - £24.99
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-Xonar-5-1-Sound-Card/dp/B0...

NIC – USB Dongle One
Case – Corsair Carbide Series 400R Mid-Tower Gaming Case
This costs – £77.81
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-Carbide-Series-Mid-Towe...


going with the 660ti most likely

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a b ) Power supply
July 31, 2012 8:34:31 PM

just a heads up, if you ever want to sli, you cannot with that mobo, its only crossfire certified.
July 31, 2012 8:36:12 PM

You'll want something around 550w. If you pay your own power bill you might want to check out a platinum level power supply like my sig says, they save you a large amount of money and pay themselves back within 3-4 years if you run your computer at least half the day.
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July 31, 2012 8:39:44 PM

Well I don't know the difference lol between SLI and crossfire, But I mainly will be playing WoW and DayZ so I doubt I will need either
a c 248 ) Power supply
July 31, 2012 8:46:39 PM

A good quality 500 watt power supply with about 40 amps on the +12 volt rail(s) and two 6-pin PCI-e video card power cables is more than sufficient for your system.

I maintain a list of recommended power supplies. The recommendations are based on web sites that have the proper equipment and people to conduct rigorous testing and in-depth analysis of components. Here is the link:

http://www.johnnylucky.org/power-supplies/psu-recommend...

I also maintain the PSU Lemon List:

http://www.johnnylucky.org/power-supplies/psu-lemon-lis...
July 31, 2012 8:59:46 PM

thanks
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