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I just built my first computer(So i'm pretty new to this) and here are the parts
http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/ar/cMi

This is the PSU that i got for it:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171053
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I plan on overclocking it in the future and doing SLI
But is 750 watts a lot more than I need right now?
Will the extra watts be a waste or will the PSU only give out the amount needed?
What will be the recommended amount of watts?
Thank you.
Edited by Kamatari - 6/5/11 at 3:08am
post #2 of 5
With only 1 GPU, it's overkill. I'd say a quality 550w or a 650w would do just fine. But this is OCN, everyone has more powersupply than they need, right?
 
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The Psu will only give the system what it needs, however I would get a Corsair HX750 than that CM 750 bronze

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-010-_-Product
Edited by andrewmchugh - 6/5/11 at 3:17am
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a psu will only supply what your pc needs irrespective of what your psu puts out

and secondly thats a crap psu

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=188

get this instead

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair...y-cmpsu750txv2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by obsidian86 View Post
a psu will only supply what your pc needs irrespective of what your psu puts out
But it might suck more out of your wallet than you realize...
 
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