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Want a New PSU but i dont really know how much my rig needs

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i currently have a cooler master silent pro M 850W on my rig but im not sure i need at that power... could someone look at my rig and tell me about how much wattage i need to run my computer efficiently?
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In all honesty a decent 500 watt PSU would power your rig just fine and have plenty of headroom for overclocking. Hell, a decent 400 watt psu would most likely be fine.
Edited by Vonnis - 1/19/13 at 6:28pm
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Originally Posted by Vonnis View Post

In all honesty a decent 500 watt PSU would power your rig just fine and have plenty of headroom for overclocking. Hell, a decent 400 watt psu would most likely be fine.

Thanks! i actually just ordered http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151121&Tpk=SeaSonic%20SS-660XP%20660W
from new egg while it was 50$ off smile.gif

Thanks Again!
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No problem. smile.gif
With that PSU you have OC headroom and the option to go Crossfire should you ever want to. biggrin.gif
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