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Is 500 watts enough?

Deedop
  • 52 months ago

So I'm building my own PC but I recently realised I might need a different power supply. I got the Corsair CX500 (500 watts) but PC Part Picker is saying my build is 414 watts. Is my power supply enough? Pls tell me mine is fine I really don't want to return it haha.

I don't plan to be overclocking much either by the way.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/ZRYPZL - my build

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

After reading online a but it seems as though 550W is the general recommendation for that card. I think it should be fine but I would be cautious with Overclocking, maybe wait until you can afford a different PSU. I have also read that the Coasair CX are bad with heat so it's not the ideal series of PSU to be overclocking with anyways.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

500-600w is fine, but the Corsair CX is not a good PSU for that PC at all.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes but I would get a better psu, you overpaid for it and its a mediocre unit.

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/super-flower-power-supply-sf550p14xehx

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Ugh you're killing me I'm so sad haha thanks though

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