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500 PSU=100 watt CPU and 500 watt minimum GPU?

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September 6, 2013 4:56:34 PM

I need to know if my 530 watt raidmax PSU will run my over clocked a10 5800k and a 7950 GPU that says it requires a 500 watt minimum PSU. Thanks in a advanced for any support.

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September 6, 2013 5:02:33 PM

The 500W requirement takes into account other standard components. So if you're overclocking your CPU really high, maybe upgrade to 600W, but for now I'm sure you're safe with 530W.
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September 6, 2013 5:04:04 PM

Cpu needs 100 watts and gpu needs about 150 watts, thats 250 watts by themselves, not including RAM,HDD,Mobo,Fans,LED and such
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