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what psu i need!!!!

post #1 of 29
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My system have:
i5-2400s
sapphire hd 6950 1gb
4gb ram 1333mhz
asus p8h61-m pro
80gb hdd
how many watt psu i will need?i want to tell me the smalest i can get i dont want extra watts.thumb.gif
post #2 of 29
a 500-650w will do even a corsair 430 can also work
post #3 of 29
i recommend what the manufacturer of the gpu recommends with an 80 plus cert. that needs 2X 6pin plug. it normally comes with an adapter brandnew.
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post #4 of 29
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Originally Posted by daman246 View Post

a 500-650w will do even a corsair 430 can also work

so the corsair cx430 v2 80+ will be fine?smile.gif
post #5 of 29
what the manufactore recommend is always 40-50% more than what he needs a good 430+ psu will suffice for a single GPu
post #6 of 29
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Originally Posted by jdsdk View Post

so the corsair cx430 v2 80+ will be fine?smile.gif

yep, more than enough for that build.
post #7 of 29
A question though, why 2400S?
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A question though, why 2400S?

im sorry my fault imean 2400 not s
Edited by jdsdk - 12/14/11 at 3:52pm
post #9 of 29
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what you think is better?

maybe a i5 2500 if you can't get the K version, and for your question about PSU:

http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
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post #10 of 29
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what you think is better?

A regular i5 2400 or i5 2500 is better, assuming you don't want to overclock.
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