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Do i need a power supply this big for my build?
Feb 5, 2013, 5:48 PM
im wondering if i need a 550W power supply for this build, or a 400w?
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Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
(£164.99 @ Aria PC)
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
(£24.00 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
MSI Z77A-G41 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
(£62.99 @ Novatech)
GeIL Enhance CORSA 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
(£30.23 @ CCL Computers)
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
(£43.82 @ Aria PC)
MSI Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card
(£221.75 @ Scan.co.uk)
Silverstone SST-RL01B-USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case
(£35.16 @ Scan.co.uk)
XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
(£49.98 @ Novatech)
Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer
(£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
(£67.96 @ CCL Computers)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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Feb 5, 2013
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Feb 5, 2013, 5:53 PM
I would go with 550W. You definitely don't want to be right on the limit for power.
Feb 5, 2013, 5:55 PM
What about 450W?
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Feb 5, 2013, 6:00 PM
Stay with your current psu, the xfx 550w, you could get the xfx 450w, but i wouldn't recommended it.
I'd get low profile ram, that geil ram has really tall heatsinks which could block the cooler.
Feb 5, 2013, 6:05 PM
Yeah the 550W is great, do you really need to save a couple of quid from a build of £700?
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