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would this psu be enough?

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CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor (Purchased For $0.00)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($30.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (Purchased For $0.00)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (Purchased For $0.00)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.95 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($50.99 @ TigerDirect)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $471.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-29 13:11 EDT-0400)
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  1. Yes, it calls for a 500 watt, but a high quality 450 watt would do.
  2. Best answer
    Yes it will be more than enough!
    For single GTX-760 you need a 500W or greater PSU with 30amps on a 12v rail!
    XFX550W has 44amps on 12v rail which is more than enough!
  3. Yes it will be quite enough, i run a 550w on a much more power hungry setup myself :)

    You can always check the recommended psu size on this site:
    http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

    gives me a reading of ~400w for your system, even 450w psu would do fine.
  4. Yup, it's OK.
  5. It would probably just be enough. The GPU requires a minimum of 500w, if I were you I'd go for a bigger one.
  6. Igaito said:

    yes,no problems... xfx power supplys are made by seasonic so quality is assured ... too many people seem to buy overkill when looking for a psu ....
    on a recent OC3D video tom logan ran a GTX780ti using a 420 corsair (RM series ) psu and even when it was stressed the psu never missed a beat ....
    its not so much about wattage but efficency ... make sure the psu is 80+ efficent and it has a healthy +12v rail(s) .... and check sites such as johny guru which have excellent reviews and a forum ....
    a 500w seasonic would power that system without any problems


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor (Purchased For $0.00)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($30.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (Purchased For $0.00)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (Purchased For $0.00)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.95 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Micro Center)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($50.99 @ TigerDirect)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $471.89
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-29 13:11 EDT-0400)



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