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February 26, 2013 9:57:22 AM

How much Wattage is required for this build? I was thinking for the Corsair VS 650?

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CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($31.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.48 @ Amazon)
Storage: Hitachi 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: PNY XLR8 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($104.70 @ Mac Connection)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1191.57
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February 26, 2013 11:26:08 AM

Probably good 600W psu will be enough. Get one from antec/corsair/xfx/silverstone.
at least 80+ bronze quality
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February 26, 2013 12:34:59 PM

or a corsair cx 600
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February 26, 2013 12:40:55 PM

Corsair CX 600 or VS 650??
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February 26, 2013 12:44:09 PM

Or the Tagan Stonerock 700W?
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February 26, 2013 2:20:07 PM

GUYS I NEED HELP>
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February 26, 2013 2:29:28 PM

So CX600 Is enuf? How bout Tagan 700w?
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February 26, 2013 2:38:01 PM

hotshot2797 said:
So CX600 Is enuf? How bout Tagan 700w?


its good enough but if your gonna do a lot of overclocking i suggest you get 650+ and if you can post a link to the Tagan 700w so i can check it out cause it cant seem to find that PSU
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February 26, 2013 3:04:46 PM

Or mate Ill then go for the CX600 V2
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February 26, 2013 3:07:15 PM

Dont skimp on a psu...get a 750w and you will have room for upgrade later
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February 26, 2013 3:16:14 PM

HOw bout the VS 650??
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February 26, 2013 3:17:23 PM

Go for cx600w or gs600w
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February 26, 2013 3:21:29 PM

ASHISH65 said:
Go for cx600w or gs600w


+1 i have the CX 430 and am runing FX 6300 @ 4.5Ghz XFX HD 7870 @ 1090/1350 4 case fans and 2 HDD :D 
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February 26, 2013 3:21:57 PM

CX 600 Vs VS650 (NOTE: VS is much much cheaper)
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February 26, 2013 3:23:10 PM

ifreestylin said:
+1 i have the CX 430 and am runing FX 6300 @ 4.5Ghz XFX HD 7870 @ 1090/1350 4 case fans and 2 HDD :D 



Whoa :o  That's quite a bit you know! I bet the CX is much better then!
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February 26, 2013 3:28:12 PM

hotshot2797 said:
Whoa :o  That's quite a bit you know! I bet the CX is much better then!


Yeah it is am getting the CX 600 my self.
P.S my PC maxes out at 380 Watts and thats on full load
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February 26, 2013 3:30:36 PM

So the FX6300 And FX 8350 have Similiar TDP's and 7970 recommends a 450Watt so I'm good with only one HDD?
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February 26, 2013 3:38:57 PM

hotshot2797 said:
So the FX6300 And FX 8350 have Similiar TDP's and 7970 recommends a 450Watt so I'm good with only one HDD?


No the Fx 6300 TDP is 95 and the 8350 is 125, yeah your good with the HDD and SSD
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