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First Build: How much power is actually needed?

#1Vaz126Posted 10/27/2013 12:05:52 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1TV5d

The 600W is just a placeholder for now.

Also any general advice you'd care to mention is fine.
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#2WerdnAndreWPosted 10/27/2013 12:11:14 PM(edited)
Find reviews of the GTX 760 to give you an idea on how much power you need.

http://www.legitreviews.com/evga-geforce-gtx-760-superclocked-w-acx-cooling-video-card-review_2240/13

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7103/nvidia-geforce-gtx-760-review/16

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#3PyrotechnixxxPosted 10/27/2013 12:18:25 PM
Generally a good 500W unit is fine, is you plan on running an SLI/CF setup you'll want more like 650W.
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#4KabtheMentatPosted 10/27/2013 12:50:19 PM
Yeah, 500W is about standard I think so long as you don't do any crazy overclocking or multi GPU setups.
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#5_GRIM_FANDANGO_Posted 10/28/2013 12:33:34 AM
I have a very similar build. Same CPU, exact same GPU. I have a 550 watt corsair PSU and it is fine. You should be fine with 600 watt. Unless you expect to make change in the future that till make your system more demanding.
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