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Old 08-15-2011, 09:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Just curious if my PSU will be enough for this or if I'll need more wattage?

I'm still fairly new and I have my setup pretty much down. But I want to know if I should upgrade my PSU or if 650W will be enough?

Here is the PSU I decided to go with (because I got a package deal with it)
Newegg.com - CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 (CMPSU-650HX) 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Here is all the other stuff I'll be trying to provide power to.

The processor:
Newegg.com - Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K

The motherboard:
Newegg.com - MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

The graphics card:
Amazon.com: EVGA GeForce GTX 580 1536 MB GDDR5 PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card - Lifetime Warranty 015-P3-1580-AR: Electronics

The RAM:
Newegg.com - G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR

The Case:
Antec Lanboy Air Red Black / Red Computer Modular Case

The Speakers:
Newegg.com - Logitech Z623 200 w 2.1 Speaker System, THX-Certified


Just wondering if this set up will suck up too many watts or if my power supply wont provide the necessary current. 650W and 52A @ 12V. Thanks!
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Default Re: Just curious if my PSU will be enough for this or if I'll need more wattage?

Should be fine, IIRC the 580 uses ~330W under full load, leaves 320W for everything else. Plus it's a single rail, which is a good idea when you're trying to buy a PSU closer to the lower limit of the system requirement.
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Default Re: Just curious if my PSU will be enough for this or if I'll need more wattage?

I agree too with the snuggle bunny.
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Snuggle MUFFIN! lol just noticed that's still there XD
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Okay thanks guys, I was just curious. The 200W speakers had me worried lol
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Default Re: Just curious if my PSU will be enough for this or if I'll need more wattage?

You'll find that plugs into the wall, it wont' be powered from the PSU
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That is why under my name it says Newb Techie
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We all start that way stick around and you'll be a monster techie soon enough
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