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Hi guys/girls do you think this is a good build please need advice.

Hi, guys/girls I basically need some help this is my first time building a computer I used to have a hp desktop which failed on me and before that was I believe a compaq. So I finally decided to build one after two losses, and moreover I would highly appreciate any advice or criticism anyone has to offer, please feel free to say you want. If I can learn from you guys/girls I promise to pass your knowledge to others in need of help.


System Usage gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

Planning on purchasing tomorrow.


Country: Canada

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: No / Maybe


There are the parts I will be using:

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

Western Digital Caviar Black WD5002AALX 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136795

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145345

MSI Z77A-G45 LGA 1155 Intel Z77

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130645

Intel Core i5-2500K

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

PC Power and Cooling Silencer 760W High Performance 80PLUS Silver SLI CrossFire ready Power Supply

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703030&Tpk=ppcs760

VisionTek 900339 Radeon HD 6850 Video Card - 1024MB, GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0 (x16),


http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6946919&srkey=900339

Corsair Carbide Series 500R

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139009

Ok, then thanks for taking your time too look over my build and thanks your time if you have a little time please spare a word, thank you so much.
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  1. Best answer
    For any single GPU bar the GTX 580, 650W is the max you will need. For the Radeon 6850, though, 500W is plenty.
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