Solved First time buying PSU, need advice on what to buy Tags: Power Supplies Components Product Last response: January 7, 2013 2:08 AM in Components Share rtakeuchi11 December 30, 2012 11:16:53 PM Hello, http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/forum2.php?config=tom... The build in this thread is what I am currently working on, but the PSU that was recommended is now out of stock. Could anybody suggest a different PSU around the same budget (~$60)? Thanks in advance. The build: SpoilerCPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Microcenter) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($292.99 @ SuperBiiz) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ SuperBiiz) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) More about : time buying psu advice buy Best solution killerhurtalot a b ) Power supply December 30, 2012 11:29:30 PM chose from the following brands: Corsair Seasonic PC power and cooling XFX oh. nvm. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... just buy that... Edit 2: If that is a XFX 550w Pro series, then buy that one. that's not bad either. and $20 cheaper (without having to deal with mail in rebates..) Share quilciri a b ) Power supply December 30, 2012 11:37:03 PM Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($64.58 @ NCIX US) ....Bam ... you won't find a better PSU at that price. have fun! m 0 l Related resources First Time Builder. Need Buying Advice. - Forum First Time System Build [Need Advice - Buying Today] - Forum First time build, $1300 budget. Need final opinions and advice on it before buying. - Forum advice buying a PSU for my first budget pc build - Forum Need advice on what to buy first. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer iceclock a b ) Power supply December 31, 2012 1:00:28 AM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/v4Zj Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/v4Zj/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/v4Zj/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS5X Performa CPU Cooler ($17.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Amazon) Memory: G.Skill Value 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: PNY GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($229.99 @ Newegg) Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Essential 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.64 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB/RSBS DVD/CD Writer ($20.99 @ Amazon) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $856.53 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-30 22:00 EST-0500) better than previous builds cheaper and better ps m 0 l rtakeuchi11 January 7, 2013 2:08:51 AM Best answer selected by rtakeuchi11. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhat psu would I need to run all this? im a first time builder Forum SolvedTime To Build! Buying Today - Need Advice Forum Need advice on what to buy first Forum Need advice on what to buy first Forum SolvedFirst Time Water Cooling (What TO Buy) Forum Solved$1300 First time Gaming pc build. Need recommendations and suggest before buying. Forum SolvedCompressed air for cleaning...need advice on what to buy! Forum SolvedMay be buying first computer in a long time, need some help Forum SolvedI need help, I'm buying a new PSU and i need to know what is compatible with my system. Forum SolvedBuying Laptop advice buying for first time Forum SolvedI need to buy a Genuine Windows for first time in my life, can you give me some Ligths on this subject? Forum Solvedtrying to upgrade my pc for the first time and need advice on what power supply to choose Forum Trying to decide what PSU i need for my setup(first time builder) Forum SolvedMonitor died need help with new one,first time buying Forum SolvedFirst Time Builder - Seeking thoughts and advice before I click "Buy" Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !