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Need suggestions PSU for i5 2500k and compatibility verification

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September 4, 2012 4:37:56 PM

Hi guys im new here and im really hoping to make a new desktop for gaming thats not gonna break the budget, and since im almost clueless i'd like some suggestions on what PSU i should go with for these parts i've selected, id also like to know if they are all compatible :) 

CPU :Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000

Motherboard:ASRock Z75 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Grapics card:SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

CD/DVD Burner:ASUS 24X DVD Burner

Hard Drive:Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Fan and heatsink:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+

RAM:G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model

Id prefer newegg links ^^ thanks for your time, btw also would like suggestions on a case xD sorry its im asking for alot.
September 4, 2012 4:58:04 PM

yes.. all of your components are compatible. I suggest to get Gskill ripjawsx 8GB(2x4GB) DDR3 1600 to make it more killer. and regarding PSU, get corsair CX500 as a budget PSU and corsair TX 650 for a 650W PSU
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September 4, 2012 4:59:38 PM

These will power your system with no problems:

CORSAIR CX Series CX750 750W $99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W $89
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill CAPSTONE Series CAPSTONE-650-M 650W $99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Any of the three will work fine. I just gave you some different choices to look at. Remember, do not go cheap on your PSU, this is the heart of your system. Investing in a high quality PSU will make your system run for years to come.
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September 4, 2012 5:03:42 PM

Wow
A good quality 450w would run your specs
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

A 520w will provide you with around twice as much power as you would use when overclocked and gaming
There's a 15% promo on Seasonics again
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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September 4, 2012 5:05:20 PM

^ Listen to that man.
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September 4, 2012 5:20:50 PM

Thanks to everyone for you replies, i guess i will go with the 520w since its not too expensive and i was close to my limit on expenses, and i will switch the HDD to an SSD ,thanks again everyone ^^
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September 4, 2012 5:53:22 PM

Best answer selected by KingChino.
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