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Don't understand why everyone is recommending a 600w+ unless he plans on running SLI.

A quality 400w PSU would do the trick.

Could you fill in your system spec so we know what your running.
This.

I used my SeaSonic X-650 for SLI'd.

Non-SLI use a quality 400-500. Depending on if you are OC'ing your CPU.
post #12 of 23
corsair hx650
The best psu money can buy.
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In the future i do plan on running sli but im still new to comps and im still saving up money. I eventually wanna learn how to build one myself. Also i do plan on over clocking my gpu and cpu. Alot of quick answers thank you guys lol didnt expect replies this fast.
post #14 of 23
These are my recommendations

XFX Core Edition PRO 450W $55

CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 $52 but $32 after MIR

Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-520 520W $55 with a further 10% discount available.

Anything over 500w is complete overkill for the 460 if he doesn't plan on doing SLI but I choose the antec one because it was quite cheap and on sale. I would go for the corsair



EDIT: Just seen your reply, regarding SLI, any quality 650w PSU would be perfect, I would recommend Antec, Seasonic, XFX and Corsair.
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Originally Posted by munaim1 View Post
Don't understand why everyone is recommending a 600w+ unless he plans on running SLI.

A quality 400w PSU would do the trick.

Could you fill in your system spec so we know what your running.

EDIT:
These are my recommendations:

XFX Core Edition PRO 450W $55

CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 $32 after MIR

Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-520 520W $55 with a further 10% discount available.

I would go for the corsair
Corsair CX 430 is a crap with cheap capacitors.
If he can afford a more poweful psu them what's the problem?
He can easily add extra components in rig in future without changing the psu.
@OP,
go with a 600watt psu.
Get either one of the psu's I mentioned.
Corsair hx650 is the best one with 7 year warranty.
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post #16 of 23
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In the future i do plan on running sli but im still new to comps and im still saving up money. I eventually wanna learn how to build one myself. Also i do plan on over clocking my gpu and cpu. Alot of quick answers thank you guys lol didnt expect replies this fast.
Oh!
You didn't mention it before,
okey,for sli better you go with a 750 watt psu to remain safe.
Go with any one of these:
antec true power new tp750
xfx core 750 xxx black edition
corsair hx750
corsair tx750 v2
seasonic x660
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Lol the crappy diablotek costs $20 and got mocked by hard ocp so no surprise. Mine died too. Anyhow:

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post #18 of 23
Thread Starter 
CPU

AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840 Processor



CPU Speed

3.21 GHz



System RAM

4GB



Video Card

gtx 460 1gb



Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (build 7600), 64-
post #19 of 23
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Last question and do you think ill be able to figure out easily how to hook up a psu or should i get a professional to do it for me
post #20 of 23
Im running a 650w PSU with my rig and it is doing perfectly fine, at best im pulling 550w all overclocked. Please read THIS No need to go above 650w for SLI 460.
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