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 SR-71 Blackbird a c 1995 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 6:57:52 PM Make and model of PSU? m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird a c 1995 ) 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) m 0 l Related resources what wattage PSU should i get? - Forum Which PSU/What wattage should I get? - Forum What wattage PSU should I get for a AMD FX-8350 and a GTX 780 TI? - Forum What PSU brand/wattage should I buy? - Forum What wattage PSU should I buy? - 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 m 0 l 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... m 0 l Best solution SR-71 Blackbird a c 1995 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 7:19:50 PM 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 Share tylerb1 January 14, 2014 7:24:36 PM Could I be suffering in performance because of my current PSU? m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird a c 1995 ) 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird a c 1995 ) Power supply a b Î Nvidia January 14, 2014 7:32:39 PM Glad to help. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhat psu wattage should i use? Forum Im deciding what PSU wattage I should go for, 600w or 750w? Forum What wattage PSU should i get for my new build? Forum what wattage psu should i get!? Forum What wattage psu should I get for new AMD 8350 build? Forum 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 SolvedWhat happens if there is too much wattage on a PSU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !