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500 WATT power supply problem

Hey guys, three days ago I got new computer parts here is the list
MOBO: MSI 970A G46 AM3+
CPU: AMD FX 8350 Vishera Black Edition 4.00 GHz
RAM: G.SKILL RIPJAW X Series 1600 ddr3
old power supply unit wattage: 430

ok I was able to play games for hours and not have one single problem. but yesterday i got a 500 watt (to beable to withstand FX8350) and now I cant even play battlefield 4 for 30 minutes with out my computer restarting after hearigna buzzing noise through my mic. Please can you guys help where its coming fro and why its doing this. Thank you!
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  1. MOBO: MSI 970A G46 AM3+ < Poor match for the 8350 very unstable board with a very poor thermal design.
  2. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    MOBO: MSI 970A G46 AM3+ < Poor match for the 8350 very unstable board with a very poor thermal design.


    Yes Ive been told. but everything worked perfectly before I changed power supply.
  3. Dare I ask what brand this 500 W power supply is?
  4. DSzymborski said:
    Dare I ask what brand this 500 W power supply is?


    "Diablotek EL series 500 Watt"
  5. Get yourself something better in the PSU department e.g

    XFX 550W: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9

    Antec VP-450: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-vp450

    What graphics card are you running ?


    Tier five - Replace immediately. These units are NOT recommended for any system, no matter the purpose. Reference to higher tiered models for a better and potentially money-saving unit


    Diablotek - Power Supply Unit tier list :http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-1804779/power-supply-unit-tier-list.html
  6. SwisherSky said:
    DSzymborski said:
    Dare I ask what brand this 500 W power supply is?


    "Diablotek EL series 500 Watt"


    I was afraid that something like that would be the answer. I'd call that bottom-of-the-barrel, but barrel manufacturers might file defamation lawsuits against me. Get that back to the store and choose a power supply from a reputable manufacturer. Tom's Hardware's <A HREF="http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1804779/power-supply-unit-tier-list.html">power supply tier list</A> is a good start.

    You don't necessarily need a high-end Seasonic, but you do at least want to not have a power supply that will give you a decent shot at some quality time with the nice people at the fire department.
  7. Best answer
    Tier 5 - Other than the units listed above for any of these brands, NOT RECOMMENDED. Replace ASAP if you have one.
    https://community.newegg.com/eggxpert/computer_hardware/f/135081/t/45344.aspx?Redirected=true

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    APEX (SUPERCASE/ALLIED)
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    Diablotek:bounce:
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    FOXCONN
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  8. Hey i switched out power supplies. I'm calling the people who sold me this product and asking for a refund. I appreciate you guys so much for helping me!
  9. Glad to help , pick up a nice stable\reliable power supply.
  10. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Glad to help , pick up a nice stable\reliable power supply.

    If you can reccomend a budget based power supply in the 550 watt category I would be greatly pleased
  11. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: XFX TS 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($25.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $25.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
  12. Scampi said:
    Get yourself something better in the PSU department e.g

    XFX 550W: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9

    Antec VP-450: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-power-supply-vp450

    What graphics card are you running ?


    Tier five - Replace immediately. These units are NOT recommended for any system, no matter the purpose. Reference to higher tiered models for a better and potentially money-saving unit


    Diablotek - Power Supply Unit tier list :http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-1804779/power-supply-unit-tier-list.html



    Sorry for late reply, I'm running a EVGA GTX 550 TI 2gb Video card
  13. Easily runs a 550ti.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: XFX TS 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($25.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $25.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
  14. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Easily runs a 550ti.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: XFX TS 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($25.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $25.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available


    life saver. all of you.
  15. We are glad to help.
  16. SwisherSky said:
    Hey i switched out power supplies. I'm calling the people who sold me this product and asking for a refund. I appreciate you guys so much for helping me!


    No problem, glad you said something before that PSU damaged your stuff! I hate companies like that, not everybody's going to know what to look for in a PSU.
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