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Should i buy this psu for this pc build?

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I will be changing my current power supply which i've had for 3 years and i've been looking to buy a new one.
Some of my friends told me xfx was good and i found this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207014 "xfx proseries 650w core edition full wired"
I will be buying it from a local shop here in Greece for 85 euros(with shipping).

I'm currently pretty tight on budget and don't really wanna go above that price. Should i get it? My rig is in sig.
Edited by SpirosRonto - 4/14/14 at 3:25am
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Yup, thats the PSU i got for my budget build comp on the side. I would recommend it. thumb.gif
post #3 of 8
You dont need a 650 watts even a 550 watts is enough
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

You dont need a 650 watts even a 550 watts is enough

What happens if he decideds to overclock his GPU and/or CPU further? Wouldn't the 650w be a better choice? For instance, I have a 760w which is way overkill by your standards, but I plan to get 2-290x's in CF and the Intel refresh with a mad overclock.
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What happens if he decideds to overclock his GPU and/or CPU further? Wouldn't the 650w be a better choice? For instance, I have a 760w which is way overkill by your standards, but I plan to get 2-290x's in CF and the Intel refresh with a mad overclock.

PC´s use so little power that even with OC 550 watts is way more then enough, even with two video cards and OC on everything its rare for a PC go above 500 watts.
And for a system with a single video card its rare to see above 300 watts
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

PC´s use so little power that even with OC 550 watts is way more then enough, even with two video cards and OC on everything its rare for a PC go above 500 watts.
And for a system with a single video card its rare to see above 300 watts

That's why I always listen to your PSU advice Shilka lol
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by NexusRed View Post

That's why I always listen to your PSU advice Shilka lol

I know these are not brand new videos but they are still vaild as power draws has not gone up since. In fact power draws seem to have gone down a little bit

Forget what he says about PSU efficiency that is not how it works and he has misunderstood, Which is the only thing thats wrong in the second video
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Shilka has spoken. graduated.gif
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