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i am building my first gaming pc. what power supply should i get for my build?

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May 17, 2013 9:57:44 AM

Let me know if all my parts will all work together and if i should make any changes.

Case NZXT Phantom(original)

Motherboard: ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz

Hard Drive: Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB

SSD: SAMSUNG 840 Series MZ-7TD120BW 2.5" 120GB

Ram: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) or G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)

CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U12P SE2 120mm SSO CPU Cooler

Monitor: BenQ XL2420T Black-Red 24"

Graphics Card: 2 SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100352VXSR Radeon HD 7950 3GB

May 17, 2013 10:56:13 AM

All's good, but do you really need to crossfire the 7950? It would save a lot of money..
May 17, 2013 11:02:24 AM

Matt S said:
All's good, but do you really need to crossfire the 7950? It would save a lot of money..


hmm i guess not but how much better would it be i got a SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition? and what power supply do i need?
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May 17, 2013 11:09:54 AM

Fayelis said:
Matt S said:
All's good, but do you really need to crossfire the 7950? It would save a lot of money..


hmm i guess not but how much better would it be i got a SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition? and what power supply do i need?

For this build I suggest a 750w supply, 7970 is a beast at gaming.

May 17, 2013 11:12:47 AM

Matt S said:
Fayelis said:
Matt S said:
All's good, but do you really need to crossfire the 7950? It would save a lot of money..


hmm i guess not but how much better would it be i got a SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition? and what power supply do i need?

For this build I suggest a 750w supply, 7970 is a beast at gaming.



ill probably go with both of those : D thanks for the help!
May 17, 2013 11:16:03 AM

Fayelis said:
Matt S said:
Fayelis said:
Matt S said:
All's good, but do you really need to crossfire the 7950? It would save a lot of money..


hmm i guess not but how much better would it be i got a SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition? and what power supply do i need?

For this build I suggest a 750w supply, 7970 is a beast at gaming.



ill probably go with both of those : D thanks for the help!

No problem! Good luck with the build!
January 13, 2014 9:43:36 PM

Get a good brand power supply like seasonic. You can get one with a 5-7 year warranty. Bad power supplies can result in damaged computer.
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