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How much headroom should I have when it comes to wattage?

#1Grunt40Posted 12/28/2013 10:59:57 PM

It says I'm currently sitting at 413w for a 500w power supply, I'm not sure if I should get another one or stick with what I have picked out. I don't plan on adding more stuff to my rig then what I have in the foreseeable future, if that would change anything.
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#2PhilOnDezPosted 12/28/2013 11:05:27 PM
500 will be plenty for stock clocks, if you plan on pushing your parts hard though you might want a bit more just for ease of mind. I've never seen system loads go above 390-ish for a 770 build at stock.
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