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500W PSU enough for FX 6300 and HD 7870

I am a total noob in choosing the right PSU for my new system, so my question is:

Is this PSU (500W be quiet! System Power 7 Bulk Non-Modular 80+ Silver) sufficient for powering an AMD FX 6300 CPU and an ASUS Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition DirectCU II v2 on an ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 mainboard?

It should also power a 1TB Seagate 7200RPM HDD and a LG DVD burner and a CoolerMaster Hyper TX3 Evo CPU fan.

I would appreciate any help :)

Regards.
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    Yes. With those parts your system would take about 400w at 90% load.
  2. jbseven said:
    Yes. With those parts your system would take about 400w at 90% load.


    What about an fx 6300 with a gigabyte windforce hd7950

    Im currently using an fx 4100 with the hd 7950 on a silverstone 500w 80plus bronze psu
  3. jonzoo said:
    jbseven said:
    Yes. With those parts your system would take about 400w at 90% load.


    What about an fx 6300 with a gigabyte windforce hd7950

    Im currently using an fx 4100 with the hd 7950 on a silverstone 500w 80plus bronze psu


    Also about 400w. This is a good resource for calculating psu requirements. Just keep minimal future upgrades in mind like 4 sticks of RAM, extra hdd, etc.

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