How many watts will this PC use and also is it good? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: June 8, 2012 10:34 AM in Systems Share HollowGuy June 8, 2012 10:07:51 AM I'm planning to build a gaming PC and need some feedback from it. Asrock extreme 4-m motherboard. http://www.amazon.co.uk/AsRock-Extreme4-M-Motherboard-X... Intel i5 2500k http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Sandybridge-i5-2500K-Quad... MSI HD 7850 Power Edition Twin Frozr IV OC 2048MB http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX... NZXT phantom 410 black http://www.ebuyer.com/327904-nzxt-phantom-410-black-mid... Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B 8GB 1600Mhz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Module Kit http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B-1600M... Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB SATAIII 6Gb/s 32MB Cache 3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive - OEM http://www.amazon.co.uk/Western-Digital-Caviar-SATAIII-... Corsair CWCH80 Hydro Series H80 High Performance CPU Cooler http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CWCH80-Series-Performan... Corsair CMPSU-750TXV2UK Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 High Performance 750W Power Supply http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004O0P9VC/ref=s9_si... Asus Xonar DG 5.1 PCI Sound Card with built in Headphone Amp http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=SC... Asus 24x DVD±RW DRW-24B3ST SATA ReWriter - Black http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CD... Approximate Purchase Date: Next 3 or 2 months. Budget Range: 700-800 maybe 900 pounds. System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming,video editing and surfing the internet.Also multitasking. Parts Not Required: Keyboard,mouse,speakers. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (We don't have newegg in the uk) so Amazon, overclokers and ebuyer. Country: United Kingdom,London Parts Preferences: AMD and intel. Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: No Monitor Resolution: 1600x900 Additional Comments: I know i7 has hyperthreading making it more suitable for video editing but it depends I might not because of the budget. More about : watts good manofchalk June 8, 2012 10:34:33 AM Thats an LGA 2011 socket board with a 1155 processor, will have to fix that. Heres a board that is making the rounds as a good price to performance item. Even allows SLI/Crossfire if you decide to do that later. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Z77-Extreme4-Motherboard-Suppor... Drop the water cooler and the sound card, you dont need them. The Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO and onboard audio should be sufficient. http://www.amazon.co.uk/COOLER-MASTER-Processor-Cooler-... For a non Crossfire/SLI system, you wont need more than 600W. http://www.amazon.co.uk/OCZ-OCZ600MXSP-UK-ModXStream-Po... Use the money you saved to get an i5 3570k, no reason to stay with Sandy Bridge unless high clockspeeds is your goal. Maybe bump up to a HD7870 if you can afford it. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sapphire-11199-00-20G-HD7870-GD... Should be a good rig. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How Many Watts Will My New Build Use ? Forum How many watts computer use for home theatre Forum How many watts will my PC components use at full load? Forum How many watts needed? Forum How many watts do you think I need? Forum How many watts do I need Forum How many watts i need in a new power supply ? Forum How many watts and what model? Forum How many watts is my power supply? Forum How many watts are there in a standard outlet? Forum How many watts for a PSU do I need? Forum How many watts do I need for not-so- good PSU? Forum How many watts should my PSU have for a gtx 560ti SOC? Forum How many Watts do I need? Forum ¿ how many watts does my computer need? Forum How many watts should my PSU provide? Forum PCI compatibility question Forum [Solved] Is this a good gaming computer build? Forum Is this my best possible PC build? Forum Is this my best PC build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !