Building a Gaming Beast Need help with PSU! Tags: Power Supplies Components Product Last response: November 15, 2012 12:46 AM in Components Share Headbomb November 14, 2012 10:02:56 PM Hi. I need a good PSU for my machine I'm currently building. I'll need a minimum of 600w and for it to be at least 80 plus bronze. I would prefer for it to be black, modular and have crossfire compatibility. Thank you! System specs: i5-3570k hoping to OC Gigabyte 7870 or 7950 ASRock Z77 Performance Cooler Master HAF 922 1TB Hard Drive 64GB SSD More about : building gaming beast psu DJDeCiBeL a c 76 ) Power supply November 14, 2012 10:10:30 PM A good 550W unit would power that system with no problem (even overclocked). Here's an outstanding modular 550W unit: SeaSonic G Series SSR-550RM 550W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply And this is a very good modular 600W unit (although it's only 80+, not 80+ Bronze): OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom m 0 l CaelanB November 14, 2012 11:03:17 PM For a power supply I would go with a Corsair HX750, it's not fully modular but the cables that aren't modular are the 24-pin motherboard connector and the 8-pin cpu connector so you'll be using them anyways. Corsair HX750 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...) This will be plenty of power for your machine, and at a 80 plus gold marking Also if you are looking for fully modular you could go with the AX line from Corsair but to me that's just extra money for 2 more cables to be modular m 0 l Related resources Need Pro`s Help!Building $1200 Gaming Beast? - Forum first time computer build (budget gaming beast). need compatibility check - Forum I need a PSU for this BEAST PC!!HELP!! - Forum Need help building my beast - Forum $3500 Gaming/Streaming/Video Editing beast! Need help! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Brett928S2 a b ) Power supply November 15, 2012 12:44:39 AM duplicate post m 0 l mocchan a b ) Power supply November 15, 2012 12:46:29 AM DJDeCiBeL said:A good 550W unit would power that system with no problem (even overclocked). Here's an outstanding modular 550W unit: SeaSonic G Series SSR-550RM 550W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply And this is a very good modular 600W unit (although it's only 80+, not 80+ Bronze): OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom +1 to Seasonic unit...very sexy. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources BEAST gaming PC, need help! Forum SolvedI am looking for a 800 dollar priced ranged beast gaming pc build, please help Forum Solvedbuilding gaming/ 3D Modeling PC Need help with PSU and Case 350$ Forum Help Building a beast gaming PC Forum Need help Building A BEAST! Forum Need help making beast gaming PC $920 budget Forum SolvedNeed help choosing PSU for new OC'd/Gaming build Forum SolvedWhat PSU(Power Supply) does my new beast need? Forum SolvedProdigy M Build - Exclusive for Gaming. Need Help With: Motherboard, PSU, Fans Forum An Editing Beast Build - Need Help. Forum SolvedPlanned to build a "beast" gaming pc Forum Budget gaming pc build, need feedback and help to pick a psu Forum SolvedHELP! building a new pc need help with wiring Corsair cx600w psu and all my components Forum Building a gaming rig, but need help with PSU Forum SolvedKingston Technology XMP Beast Series 8GB 2400MHz DDR3 questions, Need Help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !