How many PSU watts needed with this specs?

By markclaysius
Dec 23, 2007
  1. here are my specs:

    Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 G0 SLA9V Conroe 2.66GHz LGA 775
    ASUS P5K-E/WIFI-AP LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX
    NViDia GeForce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported
    A-DATA Vitesta Extreme Edition DDR2-800 2GB Memory Kit
    SAMSUNG 941BW Black 19" 4ms (GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor
    Seagate Barracuda 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
    LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA
    COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 Black Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower

    normal and overclocked ^_^

    thanks ^_^
  2. easiest way to figure that out is to google a wattage calculator. then add at least 30% to the figures you get, and that should be the minimum wattage for the PSU. and make sure you stick to a top brand. look for enermax, antec, corsair, and a few others. you can refer to this list if you like. that will help you pick out the PSU once you have your figures.

    aim for tier 2 and up.
  3. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    This is the PSU calculator that we usually use, like Link said, add 30% on to the results.
  4. Row1

    Row1 TS Guru Posts: 332   +13

  5. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    It's not a bad thing if the calculators think you need more power as there's no such thing as having too good a power supply. It will only give your PC the power it needs, so if you had a system that needs 300W and you bought a 1000W PSU that would be fine as it'll give the PC 300W. Although it would obviously cost more to buy and is overkill really ;)
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