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So i'm making a new build and i'm looking for a nice Power Supply.

Here are some specs of the build:

3570k
Asrock Z77 Xtreme 4
Samsung 830 128GB
Nvidia 670 Or a lower GFX

You get the picture smile.gif

What Should i get and whats worth it?

Thanks!!! thumb.gif
post #2 of 53
You'll be good with a 650W or 750W. Even with those, you'll have enough headroom for upgrades in the future.

Corsair, Seasonic, and Antec make some pretty good power supplies. Check them out.
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post #3 of 53
Morning mate

http://www.overclock.net/t/1140534/psu-calc-final-release

You can use that to get a pretty accurate score on what wattage you need, it'll also give you a recommendation.

I'd probably go with something like a corsair tx650v2 or the antec truepower new.

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post #6 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evilsplashy View Post

Those are the cheapest psu's I have ever seen..lol besides the Seasonic I guess.

The Antec is an older version of the SeaSonic. The Silverstone is quality as well. The SeaSonic is the best deal of the bunch though, considering its modularity at that price point.



Anyway Kitarist, you have a ~300W system at most.
post #7 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evilsplashy View Post

Those are the cheapest psu's I have ever seen..lol besides the Seasonic I guess.

Not sure about the Silverstone but the Antec and the Seasonic are good units.

OP - what shops do you have available?
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post #8 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post

The Antec is an older version of the SeaSonic. The Silverstone is quality as well. The SeaSonic is the best deal of the bunch though, considering its modularity at that price point.
Anyway Kitarist, you have a ~300W system at most.

Edit: Nvm, wrong PSU. Thought I'd linked to the High Current Gamer.
Edited by Phenom_955 - 7/27/12 at 12:09pm
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post #9 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phenom_955 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post

The Antec is an older version of the SeaSonic. The Silverstone is quality as well. The SeaSonic is the best deal of the bunch though, considering its modularity at that price point.
Anyway Kitarist, you have a ~300W system at most.

Edit: Nvm, wrong PSU. Thought I'd linked to the High Current Gamer.

The HCG are also good PSUs
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post #10 of 53
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Originally Posted by selectstriker2 View Post

The HCG are also good PSUs

I would have recommended a 400-450W but there aren't many with 2 PCI-E connectors which the GTX670 needs. The good ones that have those aren't much cheaper than the ~500W PSUs I linked.
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