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is this too much psu power?

tubadude45
  • 42 months ago

is this psu too big for this build?

http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/q6b6QV

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Its quite the headroom for the build yes.

Unless you were planning to add a second GPU (where 650W would be a better pick), I would cut the PSU down to a 550W.

That being said, if you are getting a good deal for it, it wont negatively affect your PC if you have a bigger PSU.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

750W could be interessting if you plan for sli in the future. for 1 gpu 550W is more then enough.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

There is no such thing as too big of a PSU, the PSU will only draw what it needs.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

isn't running you psu at %80 better?

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

In terms of efficiency, yes, but otherwise, no.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Depends on how much you pay for it compared to other PSUs. Unless you found a good sale/deal on it, you probably ought to get the ~500W one instead if it's cheaper.

For example, I bought my EVGA SuperNOVA 750B2 when it was on sale for $56.99. My current build (let alone the Pentium & 750ti I used to have in it) won't even come close to 750w, but I couldn't have bought a better PSU for that price.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Doesn't matter. There's no such a thing as a too large power supply.

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