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Can someone please recommend me a psu!

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October 6, 2012 2:23:07 PM

I need a psu thats capable of runnning my system and must be £50 or under.
what do you suggest? the psu calculators online suggest 550watt minimum.

AMD FX-8120 @ 4.0GHz ~ 4.5GHz
gigabyte ga-970a-ds3
2 x 4gb ddr3 1333mhz ram
asus eah6670 1gb gddr5 (hd 6670)
3 hard drives
1 ssd
1 dvd drive

gotta have at least 4 molex and 4 sata power leads

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October 6, 2012 6:04:12 PM

first of all

-the i5 3570k is much better than the fx. if you are getting fx, id suggest waiting for the 8350.
-look for 1600mhz ram. the gskill ares 1600mhz is only 34.99 after MIR
-get at least a 7870. a 6670 looks stupid with a 200 dollar chip
-get 1 hard drive rather than 3. if its just 3 random ones that you already have, go ahead.

if you only plan on running one video card
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=59615&promoid=1061

if you are going to pony up to at least a 7870 and do a dual video card setup in the future, get this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
a c 254 ) Power supply
October 6, 2012 6:51:37 PM

He said "My system" not the system I will be getting. Second of all not everyone is a gamer......

A system with an HD 6670 only needs a recommended, quality 400w power suupply.

http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page362.htm


Stick with Corsair, Seasonic, PC Power and Cooling, XFX, Silverstone, Enermax, OCZ or Antec for quality brands.
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October 6, 2012 7:36:29 PM

While I'm not sure whether or not they can provide the connectors you need (though I can't imagine they wouldn't), from a quality standpoint the Corsairs jemm recommended are some of the best you can get for under 50 pounds. The other I'd recommend would be this XFX PRO450W.
a b ) Power supply
October 6, 2012 10:37:03 PM

if he was to be doing a budget workstation, he would have been using 16gb of ram and a even cheaper video card
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