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Hi, right now i have an inte core i3 2100, 4GB of RAM, no graphics card .etc

however i plan on installing a Core i5 2500k, 8GB of RAM and a GTX 460, can you guys reccomend how big of a PSU i would need? oh and i live i the uk if that changes anything
    
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post #2 of 20
A 500W PSU just might cut it, but I don't think you'll want to cut it that close. A nice 650W PSU will probably suit your system, while giving you plenty of headroom.

You can find a calculator online to estimate the amount of power your system will need. I believe Newegg has a simple one you can use.
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this is a good deal right now

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/245671
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post #4 of 20
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/450w-...-sli-crossfire would do the job very nicely without breaking the bank.
post #5 of 20
500w or 650W PSU will probably suit your system

Good luck with your new PSU
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post #6 of 20
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Originally Posted by Shub View Post
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/450w-...-sli-crossfire would do the job very nicely without breaking the bank.
I'd go with this

It will run 1 460 fine
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post #7 of 20
500W would do fine
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post #8 of 20
XFX P1-450S-XXB9

Thats a good psu and will do your job very nicely
post #9 of 20
maybe a 600w FSP aurum does fine?
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450w is perfect for that rig. Check out this to choose a good psu.
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