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Help Choosing PSU

TheAsel
  • 62 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/TheAsel/saved/bzhdnQ I also have a SATA 7200 rpm HDD and 4 DDR3 ram sticks. Will the psu i already dicked be enough? Any suggestion if not? Thanks!

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  • 62 months ago
  • 3 points

Check the watts calculator below

http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

it recommend ~380w but just the GTX 970 takes 500w http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-970/specifications i'm a bit confused :/

  • 62 months ago
  • 3 points

The GPU does not use 500w itself,that's the recommended minimum requirement for a basic system with that card in it... Grab a 600w or preferably a 650w for best results.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

ok thank you so much!

  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

That's a reference GTX 970 card right ?

Get a 650 or 750w PSU.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point
  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

Why are you getting that card ?

Get cards like MSI GTX 970, gigabyte g1 or EVGA ftw card.

Get one of these PSU...80+ gold rated full & semi modular PSU.

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-120g10750xr

Or

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-capstone1000m

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

the EVGA one seems ok, the first is too expensife for my budget. I choose the reference 970 because it has to look nice since i'll probably buy a side panel case (i really dislike the other manufacturers design) and it's just ~20$ more expensive. Thanks a lot for the help btw!

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