XFX R9 280x 6pin+8pin problem.

Ive recently bought an XFX R9 280x and tried it on my 500w PSU but it didnt have enough pin connectors, so i went and searched for a solution on the internet for a recommended PSU. Some people recommended a 600w but the official website recommends a 750w+.

Heres the problem, the card requires a 6pin connector and an 8pin connector. Which PSU would be recommended for this card?
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  1. What is your budget for a new PSU? I would go for this>
  2. My current budget is €70.. roughly $105.
    This one is 650w, are you sure it would run smoothly? :D
  3. It should what are the rest of your system specs?
  4. If you can bump the budget 5$ you can get this and never have to worry about your PSU again>
  5. Where are you located?
  6. Specs...
    Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6350 Six-Core Processor
    Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7750
    RAM: 8GB Corsair Vengence
    Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3
    Storage: 1TB Hitchachi
    PSU:500w(not branded)

    My location is Ireland.

    That SeaSonic SS-850AM is out of my budget as it costs over €120 and the XfX 650W costs 100euro.

    Would this one work? ->
  7. Best answer
    Yea, it will work, but the CX series are notorious for less than high quality caps. Go for this if you can swing it.
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