PSU problem

By seba40
Aug 24, 2013
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  1. Hey guys, I want to help me with something.I want to build a computer. I chose the parts.
    cpu: intel i7 4770
    motherboard:asus p87-pro
    video card: gigabyte gtx 660
    hdd: 500 gb
    memory:8gb corsair
    and I want to know if I need a 650w psu or 750 psu or even more?
  2. Gunner87

    Gunner87 TS Member Posts: 32

    650w is more than enough for that build and a gtx 660.
    Even 500w will do, however you haven't mentioned what psu brand it is you are going to get. Go for branded and well known ones such as: Corsair, XFX, Seasonic, antec, OCZ etc.
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,473   +963

    The GTX 660 requires a 450W PSU or better. To stay on the safe side, go with 500W or greater. If you want to SLI in the future, get a 650W-750W PSU. Stick with brands like Corsair, XFX, Seasonic, and sometimes Rosewill. Avoid CoolerMaster and OCZ.
  4. webmaster1

    webmaster1 TS Rookie

    650w psu is good enough and try to expant your HDD to 1TB if possible. Because it will increase your performance...

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