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Power Supply help 7970

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December 16, 2012 6:38:33 PM

I just recently bought these and was wondering what power supply i should get and if you see anything else i should add or return that would be great too thanx.

CPU: i5 3570k

Motherboard: ASRock z77 Extreme 4

Video Card: SAPPHIRE 100351SR Radeon HD 7970 3GB 384-bit

Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

Storage: Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
+ OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III

Case: Cm Scout 2

Monitor: ASUS VS248H-P Black 24" 2ms HDMI LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 ASCR 50,000,000:1 1920 x 1080

OS: Windows 7 64-bit


I have a Corsair h50 that a friend gave me for free not sure if i should use that or buy somthing else
I dont want to be cheap on the power supply.

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December 16, 2012 6:49:34 PM

I would definately go with something around 750W-1000W. This would be more than enough power and is enough if you wanted to Crossfire that card later on.

As far as the h50 is concerned, I would definately use it as it is far better than any stock CPU cooler/heatsink.
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December 22, 2012 3:14:35 AM

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