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Someone please tell me how many watts I should have for this build. I was thinking 650w?

ASUS M4A79XTD EVO
Phenom II X4 955
Sapphire 6950 2gb CF
4gb ddr3 1600
haf 912 with fans stock fans
500gb HDD
asus DVD writer
and other stuff like mouse, webcam, speakers
post #2 of 22
I would get a nice 650 watt for that setup. You can use this website for future reference.

http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
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A quality 600-800 Watt PSU.

Please take a look at these link if you don't want anything to happen to your rig, along with saving money on electricity and other benefits ( sexy PSU's )

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...ml#post9110838
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Originally Posted by Desert Rat View Post
I would get a nice 650 watt for that setup. You can use this website for future reference.

http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
PSU calculators are usually wrong.

Check with Phaedrus he's the local guru when it comes to PSU's.
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ty reflux, but idk how to PM... :S
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nvm i found out
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you don't need that much, a good quality 550w will be enough. antec, corsair, seasonic...
    
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post #8 of 22
id say 750w. only because you have some room to upgrade or add hdds and things
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A quality 600-650 watt would cut it fine.

I recommend Seasonic.
    
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post #10 of 22
550W would be plenty.

Seriously. Unless you want to Crossfire that 6950. Then you may need 600-650W.
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