Building a computer

By Dorky106
Jun 30, 2012
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  1. Trying to build a computer and all, problem is that I can't figure out what power supply would fit into the case.
    Case I'm buying is this (Just going to list everything in the computer)
    Its the first computer I'm building so yay! (Sorry about the bold and size just coping from the site...
    Just making sure this will work, and to try and get help looking for a new Power Supply seeing how the one I'm trying to get is out of stock. (NON SATA required Power Supply)
    Case:
    Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case - ATX/Micro-ATX, USB, Audio, 120mm Blue LED Fan, Black


    Mother board
    ASUS P8H67-M LE B3 Intel H67 Motherboard - Micro ATX, Socket H2 (LGA 1155), Intel H67 Express, 1333MHz DDR3, HDMI, Gigabit LAN, 8-Channel Audio, SATA 6.0 Gb/s, SuperSpeed USB 3.0


    Processor
    Intel Core i5-2400 BX80623I52400 Processor - Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 1MB L2 Cache, 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan, Retail


    Video Card
    MSI R6770-MD1GD5 Radeon HD 6770 Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.1 (x16), Dual-Link DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, DirectX 11, Dual-Slot, CrossFireX Ready


    RAM
    Patriot PSD32G13332 PC10600 2GB DDR3 Desktop Memory Upgrade - 1333MHz, Non-ECC, Unbuffered, Non-ECC, CL9, 1x2048MB


    Power Supply (Out of Stock)
    Ultra LSP550 550-Watt Power Supply - ATX, SATA-Ready, SLI-Ready, 135mm Fan, Lifetime Warranty w/ Registration
  2. hood6558

    hood6558 TechSpot Booster Posts: 288   +43

    That PSU will fit just fine and it's available for $50 at CompUSA - http://www.compusa.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3276574
    Personally. I'd go with the LSP650 to feed your power-hungry video card. It's only $55 and if you notice the regular price is $100
    http://www.compusa.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3276573&CatId=1483
    I've had an LSP650 running my main machine for 2 years through 3 builds and no problems, runs very quiet.
    By the way, almost any ATX power supply will fit most modern cases. Only some of the larger 1000 & 1200 watt models will have clearance issues in smaller cases.
  3. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,925   +170

    I'd recommend 8GB RAM, especially when RAM is quite cheap at the moment.
    You can get 2GB RAM on phones nowadays ;)
  4. Marnomancer

    Marnomancer TechSpot Booster Posts: 808   +51

    Yup, and if it's too much, get atleast 4 GB of RAM, for 64-bit. It's the future.
  5. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,714   +286

    id get 1600 MHz 8GB. its about 45 bucks and entirely worth it.


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