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Power Required for my current build - Help needed!

haroon
  • 67 months ago

Hey everyone,

I have these specifications for my build, and i was wondering how much power i might need, in order to run everything at max and not have anything shut down due to power shortage.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor $139.98 @ NCIX US
Motherboard MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $67.99 @ Amazon
Memory Crucial 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $36.49 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Crucial 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $36.49 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Seagate Barracuda 750GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive -
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $139.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT Source 210 Window ATX Mid Tower Case $41.98 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.99 @ Newegg
Sound Card Encore ENM232-8VIA 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card $15.94 @ Amazon
Wireless Network Adapter Rosewill N600PCE 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $14.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Razer DeathStalker Essential Wired Gaming Keyboard $40.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $611.82
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-10-02 21:51 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

500w should work, but I'd grab a 600w for extra headroom when over clocking or adding parts

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-120g10650x

This EVGA PSU is a steal. 650W, Fully Modular, 10 year warranty, and 80+ gold. All for just fifty bucks. I have this PSU and don't have a single complaint. Also, that 80+ gold lets the PSU fan turn off even when you are gaming.

-LukusAurelius

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

Something is wrong in the link. Btw, what do you mean under: the PSU fan turns off when you are gaming? It does not spin until the PSU reaches a certain heat?

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

The PSU produces so little heat that the fan can just shut off and stay at a good temperature.

Also, http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-120g10650xr

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

650W psu

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