PSU for this PC?

By rogue12
May 17, 2009
  1. hi i need to know what psu ill need for this pc thank you for any help-


    ASUS P5KPL-CM Motherboard (LGA775, G31, 1333FSB, 2xDDR2-800, PCI-Ex16, 4xSATA-II, GigLAN, 8Chl, VGA, Firewire, mATX)

    Core 2 Quad Q9550 (2.83GHz) - LGA775, 12MB Cache, 1333FSB

    4096MB (2 x 2048MB) PC2-6400 800MHz DDR2 RAM (Dual Channel)

    250GB 7200rpm Serial ATA-II-300 HDD

    22x DVD+-RW Dual Layer DVD Burner

    Gigabyte GeForce 9800GT - 512MB DDR3
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,261   +92

    The Corsair CMPSU-650TX comes with a rebate which brings it down to $79.99. Hard to beat right now, awesome PSU.

    For what it's worth, we've continually chosen the PSU for our buying guides (usually as the mid-range budget selection).
  3. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    The 650TX is an excellent choice to consider.

    You can also go with the equally-good, but cheaper Corsair 400CX and Antec BP500U if the 650TX is out of your budget.
  4. rogue12

    rogue12 TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 47

    if i were to replace the 9800gt card with a ASUS GeForce GTS250 would that bump up psu requirement?

    or whats the min wattage psu ill need for this pc with the gts250 compared to 9800gt?
  5. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    Not really. The GTS 250 is essentially a rebranded 9800GTX+ with more VRAM. Power requirements will be more or less the same, give or take an amp.

    Either of the PSUs above will be more than sufficient IMO.
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