One of the biggest mistakes that a relatively inexperienced system builder will make is to place all the component focus on the most powerful processor, motherboard and graphics card while trying to save money on the power supply – often ending up with a no name brand from China.
When I am building a new rig I generally work out the power I will need first then buy the best supply I can afford while leaving enough headroom for a possible upgrade. Seasonic are without question one of the finest enthusiast power supply brands in the world and over the years I have entrusted their products to power many of my own systems, both at home and work. I would go as far to say that they have proven the most reliable brand of power supplies I have tested in the last seven years on KitGuru.
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips