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How much wattage do i need for my new system?

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October 2, 2013 3:55:28 PM

Hi,

I was planning on building a new pc soon but i have absolutely no idea how much wattage i need.

my specs:

CPU: Intel core i5-3570k
Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Extreme6
Graphics Card: ASUS Nvidea GTX 760
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M
Drive: blu-ray/dvd rw drive
HDD: 1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm
SSD: Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB ssd
RAM: 4 sticks Corsair vengeance 16GB DDR3

I was thinking about a cooler master GX650, will this be enough?
If you guys need any other info just ask.

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a c 299 ) Power supply
October 2, 2013 4:28:35 PM

MrJ said:
Hi,

I was planning on building a new pc soon but i have absolutely no idea how much wattage i need.

my specs:

CPU: Intel core i5-3570k
Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Extreme6
Graphics Card: ASUS Nvidea GTX 760
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M
Drive: blu-ray/dvd rw drive
HDD: 1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm
SSD: Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB ssd
RAM: 4 sticks Corsair vengeance 16GB DDR3

I was thinking about a cooler master GX650, will this be enough?
If you guys need any other info just ask.


Hi - More than enough, but the gx-650 is not a good quality PSU. However, there
are two gx 650's, plz list the model # of the one you are considering. It might be the
better of the two.

I would still opt for a known to be good quality PSU in the 500 - 550w range.
Such as this XFX:

http://pcpartpicker.com/mr/ncixus/xfx-power-supply-p155...

October 3, 2013 2:19:41 AM

toyftw said:
MrJ said:
Hi,

I was planning on building a new pc soon but i have absolutely no idea how much wattage i need.

my specs:

CPU: Intel core i5-3570k
Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Extreme6
Graphics Card: ASUS Nvidea GTX 760
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M
Drive: blu-ray/dvd rw drive
HDD: 1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm
SSD: Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB ssd
RAM: 4 sticks Corsair vengeance 16GB DDR3

I was thinking about a cooler master GX650, will this be enough?
If you guys need any other info just ask.


Hi - More than enough, but the gx-650 is not a good quality PSU. However, there
are two gx 650's, plz list the model # of the one you are considering. It might be the
better of the two.

I would still opt for a known to be good quality PSU in the 500 - 550w range.
Such as this XFX:

http://pcpartpicker.com/mr/ncixus/xfx-power-supply-p155...



Will the XFX PRO650W Core edition do?
http://www.alternate.nl/XFX/XFX+PRO650W_Core_Edition,_6...

I like to have plenty so i wanted to go somewhere near 650W.
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a c 299 ) Power supply
October 3, 2013 6:33:37 AM

MrJ said:
toyftw said:
MrJ said:
Hi,

I was planning on building a new pc soon but i have absolutely no idea how much wattage i need.

my specs:

CPU: Intel core i5-3570k
Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Extreme6
Graphics Card: ASUS Nvidea GTX 760
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M
Drive: blu-ray/dvd rw drive
HDD: 1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm
SSD: Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB ssd
RAM: 4 sticks Corsair vengeance 16GB DDR3

I was thinking about a cooler master GX650, will this be enough?
If you guys need any other info just ask.


Hi - More than enough, but the gx-650 is not a good quality PSU. However, there
are two gx 650's, plz list the model # of the one you are considering. It might be the
better of the two.

I would still opt for a known to be good quality PSU in the 500 - 550w range.
Such as this XFX:

http://pcpartpicker.com/mr/ncixus/xfx-power-supply-p155...



Will the XFX PRO650W Core edition do?
http://www.alternate.nl/XFX/XFX+PRO650W_Core_Edition,_6...

I like to have plenty so i wanted to go somewhere near 650W.


Hi again - Yes, that will do. More than you need, but no harm (except to your wallet)in that,the PSU pulls only the power your components need from the wall.

In fact, if you don't mind the xtra cost, having more than you need (up to a point) should cause the PSU to run a little cooler & quieter as it
won't be working as hard, and the fan won't need to run as much.


a b ) Power supply
October 3, 2013 12:26:26 PM

I think it goes like this.
If you have better efficiency PSU then it produces less heat.

So better efficiency means less heat and less noise.
For example New corsair RM fan do not spin under 40% load.


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