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post #1 of 18
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Ordering the last few parts for a system so far I have:

Sabertooth 990fx board
AMD 4100+
8 GB Ripjaw
Evga 560 Ti

Should a 430w power supply handle this? This is a link to the one I was looking at:



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139026&cm_sp=DailyDeal-_-17-139-026-_-Product
Edited by Amdguru - 4/3/12 at 5:02am
post #2 of 18
You didn't post a link... a solid 430W unit like the Rosewill Green, Antec EarthWatts or Corsair CX will be sufficient for that setup.
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Originally Posted by Amdguru View Post

Ordering the last few parts for a system so far I have:
Sabertooth 990fx board
AMD 4100+
8 GB Ripjaw
Evga 560 Ti
Should a 430w power supply handle this? This is a link to the one I was looking at:

If not overclocking i'd say so.. But you'd probably be better off getting something a bit higher output then that Corsair (that's my guess at what you're getting).

Thus allowing you to overclock and have better efficiency, it rules out PSU problems when you upgrade also. (You'll do it one day, trust me).

Something 500w-650w would be better for that system. thumb.gif

Have you also looked into getting a 960t? It's better value..
 
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Sorry posted it now..
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post #6 of 18
Your fine, that PSU is capable of 500w+
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I agree with previous poster, a Phenom II x4 or that 960T would be a better cpu than the FX-4100.
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a 500w would still be better than a 430w for a headroom.
Edited by ironmaiden - 4/3/12 at 5:10am
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post #8 of 18
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Or something like this?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182200

Yes! That one would run 560ti in SLI lol
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post #9 of 18
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Think Im gonna go with the 650w and be safe..thumb.gif
post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by Amdguru View Post

Or something like this?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182200

Get the 530W version of that unit, it will be plenty and comes with the needed PCIe connectors so you won't have to use adapters(like you would with the CX).. and follow the suggestion of the above poster, get a 960T, far better CPU and it's a Thuban die, most samples allow you to unlock the other two cores.
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