Recommond a PSU and a SSD for OS+Games Tags: New Build SSD Systems Product Last response: April 25, 2012 1:55 PM in Systems Share Gamer_Pollution April 24, 2012 11:15:28 PM Hi, I am building a new gaming PC and I need to know if the PSU i selected is overkill for it. The PSU i was looking at is the: Corsair HX850 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... I also would like a SSD for my OS and some games I play frequently, but I don't know what would be the best SSD for this. I am looking for something between 100GB and 200GB The parts I have selected are: i5-2500k http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... ASUS P8Z77-V PRO http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... Thermaltake Frio http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683... Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... CM Storm Trooper Full Tower Case http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... Thank you! More about : recommond psu ssd games azeem40 April 24, 2012 11:17:52 PM Get the V. The Pro offers nothing that is deal-breaking. Everything else is great. gary1 April 24, 2012 11:20:00 PM Crucial 128gb SSD. What graphics card? Unless you're going SLI/CFX, you don't need 850W. Related resources Can my PC run these games on ultra? - Forum Building a New Budget Gaming PC (almost ready to buy) - Forum Installing A New SSD Drive. Need HELP! Should I Use It For Games + OS ? - Forum Which PSU and SSD for my gaming rig? - Forum New Gaming PC ~$1000, need SSD/PSU Advice - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer azeem40 April 24, 2012 11:25:03 PM Crap, why didn't I notice. For one GPU, 650W is the max you should ever get. Gamer_Pollution April 25, 2012 12:02:37 AM Forgot about a GPU, either a 7950 or a 680, and I will Crossfire/SLI later on. gary1 April 25, 2012 12:05:41 AM The 7950 is 400$ and the 7970 is 460$. I would get a 7970. Such a good deal right now. andystanley April 25, 2012 12:08:02 AM I like the xfx 650w. very good psu and only $94 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I also second the crucial m4 128gb ssd. Awesome ssd! edit:if you plan to crossfire/sli go for a 750w or 850w Gamer_Pollution April 25, 2012 1:55:25 PM gary1 said:The 7950 is 400$ and the 7970 is 460$. I would get a 7970. Such a good deal right now. Oh, did AMD drop the price? Yeah, you're right, for $460, the 7970 is a great deal. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBought new SSD , fresh OS install but first... (beware noob questions) ForumMy first build. need ssd for os $100 ForumPossible to tranfer OS , and games from a HDD to a SSD ForumWhat PSU should i get? ForumOS SSD , Games on another HD and don't run correctly ForumNo OS reinstallation; adding in SSD for heavy-duty games ForumMobo+RAM+ PSU and SSD upgrade/ Opinions needed ForumOs on ssd and save games on hdd? ForumI5 2500K, 32gb RAM, 256gb SSD , 1.5TB HD, 5870, 750w Corsair PSU $1000 ForumMOBO intermittently not recognising SSD with OS on ForumAMD or INTEL ? which is better for gaming ? ForumNeed Some critiquing On Custom Build Pc ForumGaming for blizzard games Forum[Solved] Cheap CPU Better GPU vs cheap cpu/gpu SSD vs good cpu cheap gpu ForumComputer crashes randomly, mostly in games More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !