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is 500W PSU enough for me?

navieh
  • 49 months ago

My first build is listed here: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/navieh/saved/#view=ynDPxr

I wonder if the psu is enough. I haven't added my mouse and keyboard and other USB devices yet. The calculator shows: http://outervision.com/b/7oaUZZ

Please advice. The build is already over my budget so I don't want to waste my money, unless it is really recommended to have higher wattage.

P/s you may think im overbuying some parts but at my place these are what available. I just want to double check the PSU only

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  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

ya, its fine for light duty.

if you plan to game at all, I highly recommend going with the i5 instead and getting a better gpu.

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, with that GPU 500w will be more than plently - you'll be good up to a GTX 960, but anything above that you'll probably want to get a higher wattage unit

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Please advice. The build is already over my budget so I don't want to waste my money

Do you really need an i7?

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

could settle for a haswell i5 and put more money towards a more power gpu

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