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How many Watts do I need?

karibelanaya

7 months ago

For this build https://pcpartpicker.com/list/zmy9kd I want to know if the 850 Watt power supply is enough because people keep telling me I need more wattage.

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  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

I've read through your other posts regarding PSU wattage and currently I'd say you're good to go. A PSU will only deliver what the system requires and not the full load. It is better to run a higher wattage unit at half capacity than a lower wattage unit at full capacity. The price difference is negligible between a 650-750-850W and you'll surely want a bit of headroom anyways, should you add other components like storage or a VR headset down range.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay then I'll stick with my current PSU thank you for the reply!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem, enjoy your build! :)

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