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What psu do you recommend?

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Last response: in Components
February 22, 2013 9:18:50 PM

Hello all, i am wondering what size psu would go nicely with my system :sol:  Hope you guys can help me out :D 

Heres my set up:

CPU: i7 920 @3ghz
Mobo: Asus x58 Sabertooth
Case: Zalman z11 plus
Graphics: Radeon HD 6870
CPU Cooler: Corsair A50
RAM: Kingston Hyper X Beast - 4x4gb (16gb)
HDD: 500gb WD Green + 1tb WD green

What would you recommend? ;) 

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a c 166 ) Power supply
February 22, 2013 11:56:34 PM

Start out with a PSU calculator for the general wattage you will want:
The next thing to consider is the gfx card you intend to use along with your 130W i7 processor. Divide watts by +12V to get the amps your +12V rail(s) will need to provide just for those items alone. (they are the highest amperage components). You can compare cards along with their watts at max load here: