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Old 11-09-2012, 11:28 AM   #1
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Question 600W PSU engouh to Support i7 3770k, ASRockz77, GTX 550Ti ??? Pease Help ME

Hi,
Building a new PC for the first time so I need help here
Can someone please tell me 600watt PSU is enough to support the below configuration : Cos I have already bought a Corsairn CX600Watt PSU and now I am not sure

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Intel i7 3770k, ASRock Z77 Extreme 6, Forsa Nvidia Geforce GTX 550Ti,
DRR3 8GBx2 1600MHz, 1TB HDD, Corsair 400R Cabinet with 3 fans, Cooler Master Hyper 412 Slim (CPU Cooler).

HELP ME PLEASE ... ASAP

THANKS IN ADVANCE

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:43 AM   #2
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Yes, it is enough. In fact, 500W PSU is more than enough for that rig.
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:50 PM   #3
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A 300w psu is enough.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:13 PM   #4
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300 would be pushing it especially if you want to overclock, 500 would give enough comfortable headroom.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:15 PM   #5
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300 is not pushing it. That's ONE 550. Not even a 560.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:17 PM   #6
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Ahh I misread 560TI, 550TI still only 50W less, I still think 300 is a little too close for comfort, I'd go for 430-450 minimum.
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:57 PM   #8
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More than enough, given that it is a decent PSU.
You could even step down to a CX500 and have plenty of margin.
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Old 11-10-2012, 02:48 AM   #9
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300 is not pushing it. That's ONE 550. Not even a 560.
Which 300W PSU even has a PCIe connector?
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:26 AM   #10
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I have 3770k @ 4.5GHz, Z77 (Gigabyte), HD 7850 OC (Gigabyte. 975MHz stock OC version), DDR3 8GBx4 32GB, SSD, 1TB HDD, Antec 900 with 1x 200mm, 4x 120mm, Antec Hydro 620 WC.

I am currently using PCP&C Silencer MK III 400W, and it has no stability issue at all under full load for few hours. In addition, it's been running about 70-80% load 24/7 for past two months without any issue.

I forgot to run Kill-A-Watt number with this one (I did with 2700K before I upgraded it to 3770K), but I am sure it will be well below 300W under load, more likely close to 200W considering 2700K @ 4.5GHz was under 300W as well. But just to be safe, I'd go for 400W. 600W is definately overkill, though.

Just amazing how low power consumption Intel has, even its mid-high CPU like 3770K, nowaday.
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