First Time Builder Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 28, 2013 11:34 PM in Systems Share batman8me2 January 28, 2013 11:03:01 PM So this is the first time I am building a system, I just wanted to know if the power supply was large enough for this build THANKS IN ADVANCE Cpu-i5 3470 GPU- AMD RADEON 7870 MOBO-Asus p8-h77-i Ram- 8gb Hardrive-500gb Western Digital Caviar blue Case-Bitfenix prodigy case PSU-430 WAT CORSAIR CX430 POWER SUPPLY Thanks More about : time builder djangoringo January 28, 2013 11:04:16 PM In my opinion you should get the corsair CX500 for the 7870. m 0 l iceclock January 28, 2013 11:05:04 PM whats ur budget and country of origin, also the cx430 is of higherquality than the cx500, they arent made by the same manufacturer. m 0 l Related resources First time pc builder needs advise - Forum First time builder, need opinions! - Forum Suggestions for my build? (First time builder) - Forum First Time Builder Top-End Components Won't Boot - Forum Need help first time builder - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer djangoringo January 28, 2013 11:07:01 PM The CX series is made now for the same manufacturer which is the channel well. There's also the antec neo 620 : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l djangoringo January 28, 2013 11:09:42 PM It's not worth getting the black, the hdd he has is fine, what he could do is get the 1TB caviar blue in amazon. m 0 l iceclock January 28, 2013 11:11:43 PM wanna bet. the 400 series was seasonic, 430 cwt. but has higher internals than the cx 500. and 600 series, again ur suggesting something higher wattage but lower quality interior. i already try to avoid recommanding the cxline but only the cx430 comes to mind. the rest id avoid. m 0 l iceclock January 28, 2013 11:12:57 PM black is overpriced, only thing better is western digitals warranty vs seagate. but both are just as performant, id recommand a seagate barracuda 1tb 64meg cache or a western digital blue 1tb. black is more expensive than its worth. m 0 l iceclock January 28, 2013 11:31:02 PM thats on sale. usual price is 100$+ m 0 l iceclock January 28, 2013 11:34:57 PM that response is invalid. meh is not an english word m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFIRST TIME BUILDER!!!!! PLEASE HELp!!!!!!! Forum SolvedFirst Time Builder ($600 Budget) RTS and RPG Gaming Pc Forum SolvedHelp! First Time PC Builder - What Do You Think About My Selected Parts? Forum SolvedAdvice for first time computer-builder Forum SolvedComputer specs any good? First time builder Forum SolvedFirst time builder. 2300€ budget. Need suggestions! (June 2014) Forum SolvedFirst Time builder budget of £800 Forum SolvedFirst time builder looking for tips/opinions/anything i can get Forum SolvedMost suitable new z97 mobo for first time builder? which one is best? Forum SolvedFirst time builder, am I doing ok? Forum Solvedwhat psu would I need to run all this? im a first time builder Forum SolvedFirst time builder seeking advice Forum Solved$1,000 Budget List - What are you opinions? [First Time Builder] Forum SolvedFirst time builder, first time Windows user. Need OS advice. Forum SolvedFirst time builder questions Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !