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Will this kill my pc?

Lasidora
  • 65 months ago

I heard that if you use too low of a psu it will ruin all your other parts. I guess i didnt research enough and well, i have a 430w psu and people are saying i need a 500+ or else it will ruin my pc. heres what i have, havnt built it yet. http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Lasidora/saved/bB49TW im already out like 45 bucks cause the rebate is already sent in. i need to know if i can use it but just not for long periods at a time or not at all. this will be my first build and i already effed up lol. Help is appreciated

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  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

No it will be fine just don't overclock using it and consider getting a better down the road. Using a psu with not enough watts won't ruin your pc but its not particularly good for your psu and it most likely will cripple your performance or it just won't turn on if its really low. Also get a corsair 200r instead of that cheapo case.

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

You're doing just fine. It's a good unit and it's not overwhelmed by anything. There's no reason it can't be on for extended periods of time. If your budget can stretch look at getting a ssd to pair with your blue. Something like a MX100 256gb. It will make the system scream, it's not too expensive and it doesn't use much power.

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