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Will 500W PSU be enough to power my PC rig?

Hey guys! I am wondering if a 500W PSU would power my PC rig. My components would be Corsair Vengence RAM, a AMD Phenom II X6 1055T, an MSI R7 260x OC Edition, and a few fans and an aftermarket CPU cooler. If you need to know more just ask! Thanks in advance to everyone.
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  1. yes! you will be just on the border ... it should do the job
  2. It really depends on the brand and OEM (original equipment manufacturer) of the power supply.

    I am running my A6-5400k, MSI r7 260x OC and 12 GB of ballistix sport on XFX 550W http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9

    A quality power supply is rated on its continuous wattage whereas other power supply are rated at their peak wattage which lasts for less than a minute or a couple of seconds.
  3. A Radeon R7-260X needs 19 amps on the 12v rail and a 450 watt power supply.

    What power supply do you have , if it's a CX500 it's sufficient to power your specs.
  4. a 260x only uses 100-125 watts.

    but this begs the question:

    *what* 500 watt PSU?

    there is junk out there that has problems with 350 watts . . though i suspect your total power draw will bel less.
  5. My PSU is a Corsair CX500 80 plus bronze.
  6. A Radeon R7-260X needs 19 amps on the 12v rail and a 450 watt power supply.

    What power supply do you have , if it's a CX500 it's sufficient to power your specs.


    The CX500 has 38 amps on the 12v rail more than enough for your setup.



    Your all set.
  7. It is all good. I was running similar configuration on a CX430.
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    TheGallant said:
    My PSU is a Corsair CX500 80 plus bronze.


    http://www.play3r.net/reviews/graphics/msi-r7-260x-review/7/

    click on the MSI R7 260X OC bar and see 167.9 watts for a game load. yours will be slightly more but your fine.
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