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Need advice on psu

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Last response: in Components
November 24, 2012 12:36:45 PM

will a 550w psu be enough for a intel i5-3570k, MSI Radeon hd 7870 , and a Gigabyte GA-277x-ud3h motherboard

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November 24, 2012 6:59:47 PM

Silvune said:
A high quality 550W PSU is more than enough for a system with an i5-3570K and 7870.

http://techreport.com/r.x/geforce-gtx-660/power-load.gi...


http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/7000/78...

PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
500W (or greater) power supply with one 75W 6-pin PCI Express power connector recommended
600W power supply (or greater) with four 75W 6-pin PCI Express power connectors recommended for AMD CrossFire™ technology.
Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://ati.amd.com/certifiedPSU for a list of Certified products
Minimum 4GB of system memory

I say let him get the antect psu I picked, he'll have enough juice to get him running and if he decides to oc a little bit. :) 
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