Solved What wattage PSU should I have? Tags: EVGA Power Supplies Nvidia Components Western Digital Last response: January 14, 2014 7:32 PM in Components Share tylerb1 January 14, 2014 6:56:11 PM Here are my specs: EVGA Nvidia GTX 570 16GB DDR3 Western Digital 7200 RPM 1GB HDD AMD A8-5600K APU (Only using CPU portion due to dedicated GPU above) Currently, I have a Raidmax 530w PSU, but I feel as if it isn't enough. Any suggestions? More about : wattage psu Reply to tylerb1 SR-71 Blackbird a c 1439 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 6:57:52 PM Make and model of PSU? Reply to SR-71 Blackbird SR-71 Blackbird a c 1439 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 7:00:03 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US) Total: $49.99 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-14 21:59 EST-0500) Reply to SR-71 Blackbird Related resources What PSU brand/wattage should I buy? - Forum What wattage PSU should I buy? - Forum what psu wattage should i use? - Forum what wattage psu should i get!? - Forum What wattage psu should I get for new AMD 8350 build? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer scoobydenon January 14, 2014 7:02:41 PM A 650 Watt PSU will serve you well. Please don't buy something really cheap. Quality goes along way for power. Corsair, Seasonic, XFX & Thermeltake Reply to scoobydenon tylerb1 January 14, 2014 7:16:14 PM Right now, I'm using a Raidmax 530w. This one, specifically. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Reply to tylerb1 Best solution SR-71 Blackbird a c 1439 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 7:19:50 PM Share Raidmax are one of the worst on the market , please upgrade to protect your other components. Tier 5 - Other than the units listed above for any of these brands, NOT RECOMMENDED. Replace ASAP if you have one. A-TOP Technology Apevia APEX (SUPERCASE/ALLIED) Aspire(Turbo Case) ATADC Athena Power ATRIX Broadway Com Corp Coolmax Deer Diablotek Dynapower USA Dynex EagleTech FOXCONN FSP Everest HEC Orion Hiper Type-R Huntkey I-Star Computer Co. Ltd In Win JPAC COMPUTER Just PC Kingwin Inc. Linkworld Electronics Logisys Computer MGE MSI NMEDIAPC Norwood Micro/ CompUSA NorthQ NZXT Okia Powmax Q-Tec Raidmax<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< Rocketfish Rosewill SFC Shuttle Skyhawk Spire Coolers Star Micro STARTECH Thermaltake Purepower NP Thermaltake Purepower RU Thermaltake TR2 (and TR2-RX) TOPOWER TOP Ultra X-Connect Ultra X2 >greater than 700 watt Ultra LSP Wintech XION YoungYear Zebronics Reply to SR-71 Blackbird tylerb1 January 14, 2014 7:24:36 PM Could I be suffering in performance because of my current PSU? Reply to tylerb1 SR-71 Blackbird a c 1439 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 7:26:02 PM It's possible and your components are at risk when you run a poor supply like a Raidmax. Reply to SR-71 Blackbird tylerb1 January 14, 2014 7:31:42 PM SR-71 Blackbird said:It's possible and your components are at risk when you run a poor supply like a Raidmax. Thanks a ton. It's just a shame that I payed $50 for this, and I have to get a new one. It's okay, though. I'll try to upgrade as soon as possible. Thanks again. Thanks to everyone else that contributed, as well. Reply to tylerb1 SR-71 Blackbird a c 1439 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 7:32:39 PM Glad to help. Reply to SR-71 Blackbird Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Upgrading GPU and PSU, what wattage should I go? Forum planning to buy new PSU, don't know what exact wattage should i buy? help me! Thanks! Forum Whatt Psu should I get, what wattage? Forum What should my PSU be in terms of wattage? Forum What wattage PSU should I get? Forum What wattage psu should I need? Forum What Wattage PSU should i get? Forum What should my psu's wattage and etc be? Forum SolvedShould I Get Higher Wattage PSU? Forum SolvedShould I get a higher wattage PSU? Forum SolvedIs this PSU too much wattage and should I choose Hybrid or Modular? Forum SolvedWhat Wattage for My PSU? Forum SolvedHow much extra wattage should my PSU be Forum SolvedWhat is recommended PSU wattage for this build? Forum SolvedWhat wattage should I get for my power supply? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !