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Is 450W power supply enough for this gaming rig?

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June 18, 2012 8:58:55 PM

I'm planning on building a new rig soon, I'm just worried about the power supply.


fx-6100 six core @ 95W - $129.99

ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS- $59.99

4GB DDR3 Ram ( not sure which speed i'll choose)

GTX 550 TI - $119.99


Blue ray burner - $75-$100


Wireless adapter

7200rpm or 5400RPM drive ( does not matter)


Please don't post links directing me to PSU calculators. I'm just wondering could 450W PSU be enough for everything above?

All input appreciated.
June 18, 2012 9:05:51 PM

If you're planning on SLI and overclocking in the future, then you might want to consider getting a 600-650 Watt, if not then 450 is enough.
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June 18, 2012 9:59:55 PM

that video requires a minimum 400 watt power supply, so based on what you listed a good 450 watt from corsair or seasonic will work fine, Here are some options:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W $59.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR Gaming Series GS500 500W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS Certified High Performance Gaming Power Supply $79.99


good luck
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