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I just bought this PSU, is it powerful enough for a build im going for with..

i5 2500k
4gb ram
GTX 460

FAIL lol forgot the link

EDIT: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo
Edited by morbid_bean - 3/2/11 at 1:57pm
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post #2 of 11
Yes you should be fine
Edited by Drakenxile - 3/2/11 at 1:58pm
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post #3 of 11
Ehhhh you are almost borderline. I would go for a 600w-650w to be safe.

You can calculate your wattage here:
http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html
Edited by AllLeafs - 3/2/11 at 2:03pm
    
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the i5 2500k takes less wattage then the i5 1156 like around 20 watts less
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post #5 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by AllLeafs View Post
Ehhhh you are almost borderline. I would go for a 600w-650w to be safe.

You can calculate your wattage here:
http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html
No, he's not borderline at all. This is a perfect PSU for his setup. In practice his setup could run fine on a Neo Eco 400W.
Also, Newegg's calculator is absolute garbage. If you have to use a calculator, there is only one that is acceptable: http://www.extreme.outervision.com/p...ulatorlite.jsp
Still the best way to find out your recommended wattage, if you're not sure, is to ask here.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AllLeafs View Post
Ehhhh you are almost borderline. I would go for a 600w-650w to be safe.

You can calculate your wattage here:
http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html
Actually, two GTX 460's could run on 600w easily.

@OP You have more than enough power. A single GTX 460 rig wouldn't break 350W.
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post #7 of 11
more then sufficient even with some major oc on the 2500k
     
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post #8 of 11
Excellent power supplies btw, I have the bigger brother.
post #9 of 11
You are not borderline, you are good to go. Including overclocks
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post #10 of 11
A gtx460 just 160w. That unit can pull 40a on 12v. It is a prefect unit for that setup.
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