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PSU - How many watts needed?

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November 17, 2012 11:03:06 PM

Hello everyone. I am going to be building a computer, and was wondering what kinda of PSU do I need(how many watts). Also, and recomendations on a PSU?
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-H77M-D3H LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
GPU: MSI N660 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 660 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
CPU: Intel core i5-3570k Ivy Bridge 3.4Ghz
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory
Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (5 fans all 12)
HDD: Western Digital WD Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
SSD: Intel 330 Series Maple Crest SSDSC2CT060A3K5 2.5" 60GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive
Dvd burner: ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

Thanks in advance.

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November 17, 2012 11:13:09 PM

A quality 500watt would run it just fine. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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November 17, 2012 11:34:27 PM

rolli59 said:
A quality 500watt would run it just fine. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Wow, that was a really fast reply. :)  Now it says it's compatible with a sandy bridge proccessor, is it also compatible with Ivy Bridge? Reading around, I don't see anything saying it is, or isn't.
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November 17, 2012 11:38:45 PM

Slash15 said:
Wow, that was a really fast reply. :)  Now it says it's compatible with a sandy bridge proccessor, is it also compatible with Ivy Bridge? Reading around, I don't see anything saying it is, or isn't.

It will work perfectly fine with the Ivy Bridge processors, not sure why manufacturers state such things when it really works with all processors.
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November 17, 2012 11:40:56 PM

socialfox said:
It will work perfectly fine with the Ivy Bridge processors, not sure why manufacturers state such things when it really works with all processors.

And this is exactly why I asked. It was stated as if it would not work with an Ivy Bridge. Thanks for the info.
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November 17, 2012 11:42:49 PM

Anything else friend? If not choose a best answer and Rolli59 has deserved that.
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November 17, 2012 11:46:09 PM

Best answer selected by Slash15.
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