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will 500w psu be good until future upgrades

BIGPULLSACES
  • 27 months ago

i bought a 500w BQ evga and im wondering is this enough for right now until i get enough money for larger wattage? https://pcpartpicker.com/list/NvRpd6

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  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

500w is enough for this build, though the quality isn't good. I wouldn't even use it for this build let alone upgrades. I'd cancel the order or sell it, and buy a better one. Have you already used it?

Don't cheap on PSUs, it is the most important part of the system.

Seeing the high end parts I doubt you won't be able to afford a high end PSU for ~$80, such as an EVGA g2, EVGA G3, Corsair RMx, Bitfenix whisper, or Seasonic focus plus.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Wattage isn't the best here since you aren't even going to break 400W, the quality and performance of the PSU is. Why get a ~$40 to ~$50 for a build that costs $2000. You should get something like a Seasonic Focus instead.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Wattage isn't the issue here*

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I wouldn't recommend it. I'd say get at LEAST a 600w for that build before putting it together.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

As Vagabond and Rexper stated, the wattage will likely be fine, but you might want to spend a bit more on a higher quality unit that will have lower ripple, more reliability, lower noise, etc. like a G2, G3, Focus Plus, RMx, or Whisper M.

  • 27 months ago
  • 0 points

You have a 1tb M.2 SSD. spring an extra $30 for another 100w of power.

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