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Can the hexa fsp 500 watt handle a Gtx 760

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July 30, 2013 7:46:10 AM

Can a hexa fsp 500 watt handle a gtx 760

My specs:
Intel i5 3330
Asus p8z77 LX
2Tb seagate barracuda
120 SSD
And 8 Gb Kingston HyperX 1600 MHz

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July 30, 2013 8:07:14 AM

Welcome to Tom's!

The PSU has the recommended wattage and connectors for use with the GTX760 from a mid-tier maker. You could do a lot worse.

Personally, I would want something in the 600-700 watt range, from Corsair, Seasonic, XFX, PCP&C, Antec, BeQuiet, or Enermax.

Good luck!
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July 30, 2013 8:14:15 AM

I would upgrade to a more reliable unit.
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July 30, 2013 8:14:22 AM

Unfortunately I couldn't find any professional review for this PSU, making it hard to give an opinion on it. I did find this thread on another forum though:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1303627/fsp-hexa-any-good

So it seems this PSU isn't the best, but not the worst either, just average. 500-Watt + 2 x 6-pin PCI-E power connectors are required for the GTX-760 and the Hexa PSU meets that so you should be good.

But as others mentioned, it's never a good idea to go cheap on a PSU, I know it's not as exciting as buying a video card, but the PSU is a vital component that gives power to all other components, so you don't want a cheap unit damaging something else. I look at the other parts in your build and they're all high end, so my advice would be next time for your PSU go with a brand that has a solid reputation like Antec, Corsair, Seasonic, PC Power & Cooling, XFX, to name a few.

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