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..) 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! Related resources First Time Choosing, Buying And Building Computer Parts Need Help! - Forum First Time System Build [ Need Advice - Buying Today] - Forum Need advice on what to buy first - Forum Need advice on what to buy first - Forum Need Advice on CPU fan error and buying a new PSU , PC wont boot - 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 rtakeuchi11 January 7, 2013 2:08:51 AM Best answer selected by rtakeuchi11. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst gaming computer buy..need advice ForumFirst Time Builder - Seeking thoughts and advice before I click " Buy " ForumFirst Time Builder. Need Buying Advice . ForumNeed advice ! FIRST TIME BUILDER! 1100 MAX! have no idea what im doing! ForumFirst Time Builder, need advice ForumNeed Advice for first build on buying and compatibility ForumQuestion about RMA - first time buying parts ForumLurker finally buying ; need advice on my first gaming rig ForumFirst time building pc, need advice ForumFirst time buying a (budget) gaming pc $1000 ForumFirst time Builder: Need advice on a 1/2 done parts list. Forum212 evo fan replacement Forum[Solved] I5-3570 Temperature Question (First Time Builder) ForumBuzzing PSU under Win ForumThe most silent PSU for my i7 PC + possible upgrade to SLI More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !