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Kumiko

50 months ago

Just wanted to double-check that I have enough power, and also wanted to know if I could do any better on the Motherboard. Budget is $600, but I can go a little over if I need to.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor $109.95 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $43.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Dual-X Video Card $166.98 @ Newegg
Case Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case $52.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $64.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $49.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $596.36
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-12 19:27 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 50 months ago
  • 3 points

Get rid of that god awful CX psu, I would recommend any XFX psu.

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

hahahaha, im pretty sure you'll be the first to do a sticky..lol DONT buy the CX series... +1

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

I have seen too many CX psu's Arctic, Sliver 5 thermal paste, and H100i's this week.

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

I used a Tier list to pick the PSU, so maybe I came across a ****** list? :\ Thanks for the info~

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

It isn't going to blow up or anything but its not a good psu overall, its barely tier 3, it has sub caps in it rated for only 30C and gets very loud and is awful for its price.

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

The corsair cx series are terrible, switched it up a XFX which'll give you enough power and even some leftover left for future upgrades. Motherboard is now the 797 anniversary.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor $109.95 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock Z97 Anniversary ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $72.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Dual-X Video Card $146.98 @ Newegg
Case Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case $52.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $51.98 @ Newegg
Optical Drive LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $49.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $647.35
Mail-in rebates -$55.00
Total $592.35
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-12 19:38 EDT-0400
  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks :)

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

Np, psu is usually a trap for new builders :P

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