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hi everyone i was wondering will my corsair cx500 ATX power supply be able to run a saphire HD 7970 GPU im up grading from a saphire HD 7850 or will i have to buy a new power supply and if so do you recommend one and if it helps i have a FX 8350 4ghz CPU thank you
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    It will work but not on overclocking settup better to get a tier 2a supply than a tier 3 supply

    Get this


    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
  2. Sn1992-1361850 said:
    It will work but not on overclocking settup better to get a tier 2a supply than a tier 3 supply

    Get this


    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)


    Ok cheers but will it work with games like battlefield maxed out no over clocking only in till next month that's when I'll be able to buy a new power supply
  3. Yeah it will for sure


    Dont frget to close the post
  4. Perfect fit for your specs below: The CX500 is a budget based PSU , step up to this quality XFX , made by the BEST Seasonic.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $64.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-07 19:21 EDT-0400)
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