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 Builder: Are These Parts Compatible? - Forum 28-pin psu output? (first time builder) - Forum Help with a ~£1,500 gaming PC - first time builder - Forum first time builder seeking feedback - Forum first time builder seeking advice on parts (acidently clicked solved) - 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 SolvedAdvice for a first time PC builder/upgrading my gaming PC Forum SolvedPc First Time Builder Forum Solvedadvice for gaming desktop first time builder Forum SolvedFirst time PC builder looking for some advice on components Forum SolvedFirst time builder looking for some advice and better options. Forum SolvedTroubleshooting a black screen flash during gameplay - first time home system builder Forum SolvedFirst time builder and need help with lowering price ~$100-$200 Forum SolvedFirst time computer builder! would like some advice Forum Solved$900 PC - First time builder Forum SolvedFirst time PC builder Forum SolvedDoes this Build look well for a Gaming PC? (First time builder) Forum SolvedFirst time pc builder needs advise Forum SolvedFirst time Builder needs advise and suggestions for components that can handle 1080p gaming at or over 50 fps on high Forum SolvedFirst time builder, need opinions! Forum SolvedSuggestions for my build? (First time builder) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !