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Will this PSU support my GPU?

The PSU I have chosen for my build is a Corsair Builder Series CX500w ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply Unit and these are the rest of my components:
GPU
[url=http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Generation-i5-3570K-3-40GHz-Technology/dp/B007RUZKK6/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1375127962&sr=1-
1&keywords=i5%203570&tag=10xxx10177-21]CPU
RAM
I am worried because the Gigabyte website says the power consumption is 400W, but on amazon the CPU power consumption is 43W but on a benchmark test I read for it, it said the peak power consumption was 120w?
I know the GPU power consumption can be taken with a pinch of salt because I am going with a decent PSU not a terrible £20 one.
This is my first build so and I don't want to get anything wrong in the part choosing stage.
Thanks in advance, hopgop.
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  1. There's idle and peak usage.

    You sure you don't want a Boost GPU? GTX 650 Ti Boost.

    I'd prefer a 550W PSU. Especially with a K edition CPU too.
  2. Also I forgot to mention, I am not planning on overclocking, and I only need to know if I need the get a higher wattage PSU or if the one I have chosen is fine.
  3. If you don't plan on OC'ing, don't get a K edition of that CPU. K is for overclocking.
  4. Yeah I know, it's if in the future I need to overclock my CPU (I probably will in like 2 years) and I can get a better PSU rather than buying a whole new CPU and PSU. I purely need to know if this is a high enough wattage.
  5. Best answer
    That PSU is plenty enough for your build. I use and FX 6300 OC to 4.5GHZ (more power than an i5) and XFX HD 7870 also more power than your 650Ti and this all ran on the CX430w.
  6. ifreestylin said:
    That PSU is plenty enough for your build. I use and FX 6300 OC to 4.5GHZ (more power than an i5) and XFX HD 7870 also more power than your 650Ti and this all ran on the CX430w.


    Thanks!
  7. Just to be in the safe zone, for just an extra 10$ you can get the Corsair CX600 instead. In case you overclock in a few years or you change for a more powerful GPU.

    Also, I would recommend you get the 650-Ti-"Boost" instead. The one you picked is simply the 650-Ti, but there's a noticeable performance difference with the "Boost" edition.
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