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Big Enough Power Supply?

Here's the build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jQLk I think 850W might be overkill, how low should I go on this build?
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  1. If no plan to add another card, 600w will be more than enough.
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    There are several sites doing the calculations for you.

    e.g.

    http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
    http://nl.msi.com/service/power-supply-calculator/
    http://support.asus.com/powersupply.aspx

    Don't rely 100% on them, but they give a very good indication. OCing might change numbers quite a bit though.

    Grtz

    Edit: So does your PSU brand, AFAIK a corsair silver or gold version does prove to be more resilient as a shitty no brand gold series ten million watts. And it helps your power bills stay down :)
  3. pcpartpicker will also tell you when you put your build together..off to the right hand side.
  4. just a suggestion. if you save some money on a cheaper psu i would get this 23" IPS monitor for $20 more.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/lg-monitor-ips231pbn
  5. Thomaski said:

    Edit: So does your PSU brand, AFAIK a corsair silver or gold version does prove to be more resilient as a shitty no brand gold series ten million watts. And it helps your power bills stay down :)

    I don't quite understand what you mean by this, but thanks everyone I feel like a retard now lol.
  6. Best answer selected by Gravytrain.
  7. No retarding in this forum I hope, everybody started as one :)

    I meant that in case of a psu a cheap version is not always the best.

    Notice psu come in different ranges. Most of the time brands refer to them as bronze, silver and gold.
    And in most cases, a proper brand 750W GOLD version actually can compete with a NO NAME brand 1000W version.

    It's like a Audi S8 vs a Mustang, both really nice cars, but the Audi wins every race, and the Mustang breaks down too fast.

    Hope you understand now.

    Grt
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