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PSU for 3770k

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#1 gowans07


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Posted 05 May 2012 - 03:45 PM

Hi there, need advice for the build below. Hoping to build my first desktop over the summer. Its use will be for photo and video editing along with 3d rendering. Along with normal University use. I dont require the desktop for any hardcore gaming as such but i may use it from time to time for the such like.

CPU - Intel Core i7-3770k IvyBridge
MB - MSI Z77A-G43
CPU Cooler - Cooler Master Hyper 212
PSU - Corsair Builder Series 500CX 
GPU - Palit GTX 550Ti
HDD - 1TB Seagate
Optical Drive
Card Reader
RAM - Corsair 16GB XMS3 4x4gb
Fans - 2 x Cooler Master Sickle Blue


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#2 killerx525


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Posted 05 May 2012 - 06:30 PM

You would want something that has a higher wattage to it, something like this.

System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png

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