How much power for my new com. setup?

Discussion in 'Power Supplies and UPS's' started by Tobias H, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Tobias H

    Tobias H Geek Trainee

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    Hi' guys.

    Im building a new computer, primarily for film editing in AE and Premier in large formats, picture editing in Photoshop Cs5 and lightroom and some gaming.

    - I would like to hear if some of you got some experience or knowledge about how much power I would need to my new computer setup.

    Hardware for new PC:

    Motherboard: ASUS S-1155 P8Z68-V PRO

    Processes: Intel i7-2600K Unlocked Core i7 Quad-Core Processor (3.40GHz, 8MB Cache, Socket 1155) Sandy bridge

    Processes cooler: Corsair Hydro Series H100 Extreme Performance CPU Cooler

    Ram: Corsair 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Kit (x2 = 16Gb)

    (Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar 2TB SATAII 64MB Cache 3.5-inch Green Internal Hard Drive OEM (optional))

    Dvd/Bd Player /Writer: Sony Optiarc Blue-Ray Writer, Bd-5300S

    Graphics card: Asus GeForce GTX 560 Ti DirectCu II Top (1gb)

    OS: Windows 7 professionel 64

    I would like to hear what you think.. :)

    - Regards. Tobias H..
  2. NumbWarri0r

    NumbWarri0r Geek

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    Wow really like that set up Tobias H, do you plan on OCing the CPU and GPU? Even if you do a minor OC you could probably get away with a 600w PSU, just so you don't bottleneck. Though if you plan on adding another 560 ti down the road go with a 750-800w PSU.

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