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Hi there, i am building a computer and the specs are as follows:

AMD 8120 processor
Nvidia GTX 660 GPU
16GB Ram (2x8GB)
1TB WD Black
120GB sandisk extreme


The only PSU i have is a corsair CX430. According to some PSU calculators, that should be enough. The only thing that is worrying me is capacitor aging. How much of an issue is that? how long until the aging is 10%?
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I wouldn't worry about capacitor aging, that's not much of an issue these days.

I am slightly worried about your PSU's capacity if you'd be heavily OCing that FX-8120.
Edited by svenge - 6/8/13 at 5:19pm
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not planning to overclock even 1mhz


Would it be better if i installed an antec VP450? I wanted to use the corsair since its better quality (i presume)
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In that case, you're good to go with the configuration outlined in your opening post.

As for the Antec VP450, you're better off with that Corsair CX430.
Edited by svenge - 6/8/13 at 5:20pm
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Thanks man! Any second opinions?
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If you want to buy a new PSU how about the Rosewill Capstone 450 watts
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hammadj View Post

Thanks man! Any second opinions?

These are the PSUs recommended on OCN:
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

The Capstone 450 Shilka mentioned in the above post is one of the best deals for a high-quality PSU.
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