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550watt is it enough for nvidia 760

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January 21, 2014 11:24:01 PM

Hello everyone. I really want to get this graphic card however it already eat most of my budget. I plan to get the coolermaster GXII 550W however I am not sure is it sufficient or not. I use amd fx 6300.

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a b U Graphics card
January 21, 2014 11:29:36 PM

It's not a PSU i'd ever go for, ever. Coolermaster PSU's are known to be very bad supplies, that no one in this community would ever recommend you to get. How much do you have left to spend, in your budget?
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January 21, 2014 11:31:30 PM

Mmm.. I only left 100 dollar right now, any good suggestion?
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a b U Graphics card
January 21, 2014 11:38:35 PM

TruMPCarD said:
Mmm.. I only left 100 dollar right now, any good suggestion?


You wont go wrong with these
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Or, if you want some headroom and cable management
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January 21, 2014 11:44:57 PM

How about thermaltake smart se 630watt? Its price is cheaper than corsair cx600m.
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a b U Graphics card
January 21, 2014 11:53:14 PM

It's cheaper because it's not as reliable and as a quality PSU as Corsair. I'd still recommend you to get the Corsair.
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January 21, 2014 11:59:54 PM

TruMPCarD said:
How about thermaltake smart se 630watt? Its price is cheaper than corsair cx600m.


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Get any 550W+ psu from the tier 1 or tier 2 list. However if money is an issue, the corsair cx is pretty decent
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January 22, 2014 12:03:07 AM

Yeah, i should get corsair cx600m. My eXtreme Power Supply calculator lite already show 559watt. Mmm, what the meaning of 80+?
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a b U Graphics card
January 22, 2014 12:13:50 AM

80 Plus (trademarked 80 PLUS) is a voluntary certification program intended to promote efficient energy use in computer power supply units (PSUs). Launched in 2004 by Ecos Consulting, it certifies products that have more than 80% energy efficiency at 20%, 50% and 100% of rated load, and a power factor of 0.9 or greater at 100% load. That is, such PSUs will waste 20% or less electric energy as heat at the specified load levels, thus reducing electricity use and bills compared to less efficient PSUs. Sometimes, rebates are given for manufacturers who use 80 Plus-certified PSUs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/80_Plus
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January 22, 2014 12:19:34 AM

That mean if i use a 650watt psu with 80+, the output will less 20% than 650watt right?
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January 22, 2014 12:49:31 AM

Thankz guy for the help. Now i can buy it without any worry.
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