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Need PSU Help/Recommendations
Oct 12, 2012, 1:03 AM
As a First time builder I seem to be having the most trouble with choosing the right power source in wattage. I am very confused on how much wattage my new PC will be using.
Here are my Specs current parts:
Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
($215.99 @ NCIX US)
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
($27.98 @ NCIX US)
ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
($134.99 @ Amazon)
G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
($40.99 @ Newegg)
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
($99.99 @ Newegg)
MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card
($299.99 @ Newegg)
Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case
($99.98 @ NCIX US)
Rosewill Hive 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
($69.99 @ Newegg)
Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer
($15.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Acer S231HLbid 23.0" Monitor
($159.90 @ Amazon)
Oct 12, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
need help recommendations
Oct 12, 2012, 3:17 AM
A system with a single GTX 660 Ti needs a recommended 450w power supply. If you plan on adding a second card in Sli go with a 650w unit.
That Rosewill is not a bad model at all. This is better for the same price though.
Here is a better SSD for cheaper.
Oct 12, 2012, 4:02 AM
Best answer selected by trambo18.
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