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500W PSU enough for this rig?

Im planning on upgrading my CPU to a AMD FX8350 Black Edition, the issue is that I only have a 500W PSU.

Here's my basic system Specs:
GA-990XA-UD3 Motherboard
AMD FX4100
4gb 1600mhz RAM
AMD HD 7870
OCZ 500W CoreXStream PSU
1TB HDD
500GB HDD

Will I be able to run the above specs on a 500W PSU ?
Cheers for the help !
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  1. I would get a better one (more wattage). Get a Corsair cx600 (600W) atleast.

    you might get away with a 500w, but its risky.
  2. Your PSU Wattage range is fine , you can run your specs with it.
  3. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Your PSU Wattage range is fine , you can run your specs with it.


    Yeah, I've read from other places online that given a high quality PSU it can run, though under peak loads it can be a problem.
    What do you think, will 500 Watts be enough for my specs at peak capacity ?
  4. Best answer
    I like to have extra power myself.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $49.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-10 18:17 EDT-0400)
  5. Cheers everyone for the help ^^
  6. Your welcome!
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