Power Supply questions


Apr 27, 2009
hey im building a new gaming computer and i wanted to know what kind of power supply i should get. my build is:

COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

LG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS30 - OEM

Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive - OEM

SAPPHIRE 100259-1GL Radeon HD 4870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Antec EA650 650W Continuous Power ATX12V Ver.2.2 / EPS12V version 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Retail

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ

GIGABYTE GA-EP43-DS3LR LGA 775 Intel P43 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80570E8500 - Retail

im using this computer for pretty much only gaming but i want to stay as cheap as possible but still have good quality. i was wondering what kind of power supply i should get and if there are any that are a good price. thanks



Dec 29, 2007
I'd stick to the Antec you selected. I have never had a bad Antec PSU ever. Remember when in doubt go for Overkill (applies to PSU's).