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17 March 2013 14:15:51

Hello, I need help choosing a PSU for a build. I have no budget. Here are the parts I have chosen:

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory

SSD: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card

Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case

Optical Drive: Lite-On IHAS324-98 DVD/CD Writer

I can provide any more details if needed. Thank you!

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17 March 2013 14:34:36

It depends really. If you don't see yourself going SLI in the short term, 500-550W is enough (and even for higher end cards like the GTX680 or HD7970). The best performing unit in the list above is the SeaSonic G550 but it's a little bit expensive for a 550W unit but quite reasonable considering it's 80+ Gold efficiency, semi-modular interface, tight voltage regulation and great ripple suppression. If you have the money, I can wholeheartedly recommend it. If you'd like to save a couple bucks, the XFX 550W or SeaSonic 520 or Corsair CX600 are good options as well