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Is a 500wat Psu enough

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Last response: in Components
December 28, 2013 12:51:52 PM

Hello this is my current system

    Computer Case: Corsair Carbide Series 200R Compact ATX

    Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 AMD FM2 Micro ATX

    APU: AMD A10 6800K

    Ram: 8GB

    Hard Drive: Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB Desktop SATA Hard Drive

    Monitor: BenQ GL2450E 24 inch Widescreen Full HD LED

    PSU: Corsair Builder Series CXM 430W ATX/EPS

But i would like to add a Gtx 760 would a 500wat psu be all i need to support it?
This was my first build and i just want to step it up but i only have £250

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December 28, 2013 1:30:23 PM

The GeForce GTX 760 max TDP is 170W and requires- 30A and a 500W PSU minimum.
for that GPU, I recommend something more like a good branded certified 500W~600W PSU from Seasonic,XFX,Corsair(TX,HX,AX), Antec, for having more headroom for future upgrades too.