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Is this a good power supply ?

I was wondering if this is a good psu for my build with Athlon 760k and R7 260x
Thermaltake Litepower LT-500P, 500W
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  1. No, its junk.
  2. Should i go with Corsair VS Series 450W ?
  3. I usually don't like thermaltake psus , they are cheap and this one is no different , this is a tier 3 PSU meaning that it will work with your rig but don't overclock with it as it might fail .
  4. Best answer
    The PSU is a tier 3 PSU. If you are not overclocking then it will be fine for a few months or temporary. But if I bad you I would immediately change the PSU to a tier 1 or 2.

    Here's the tier list if you wanted to know where the source is from:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1804779/power-supply-unit-tier-list.html
  5. vs series aren't the best, get a seasonic or xfx for a evga one
  6. parvanov said:
    Should i go with Corsair VS Series 450W ?


    No it is still in the same tier, tier 3. So no.
  7. Im on a thight budget.. So should i get the VS450 for year or so? I am not going to overclock for now.
  8. If you are then yeah, it should be okay but chamnge psu asap
  9. What about EVGA Main Stream 430W 100-W1-0430-KR ?
  10. parvanov said:
    Im on a thight budget.. So should i get the VS450 for year or so? I am not going to overclock for now.


    I would say more than a year but less than yes it will be fine. What's your budget and country anyways?
  11. parvanov said:
    Im on a thight budget.. So should i get the VS450 for year or so? I am not going to overclock for now.


    parvanov said:
    What about EVGA Main Stream 430W 100-W1-0430-KR ?


    At least 450W is required as AMD GPU tend to consume more power.
  12. Im from Bulgaria/Europe and my budget is around 600 BGN (Bulgarian Currency) which is 300 Euro or 400 dollars.
  13. parvanov said:
    Im from Bulgaria/Europe and my budget is around 600 BGN (Bulgarian Currency) which is 300 Euro or 400 dollars.


    Did you say USD$400?
  14. whats wrong with cheap psu in cheap setup

    u guys should advise him to take 750W like u always do

    i think corsair cx550 is cheap i used it and had no problems.

    go for any but atleast bronze80
  15. parvanov said:
    What about EVGA Main Stream 430W 100-W1-0430-KR ?


    Just stcik with the vs series, it's not the best bnut it'll last you
  16. Yes, 400 USD i already have a Case, HDD and CD/DVD Drive
  17. Joeteoh99 said:


    At least 450W is required as AMD GPU tend to consume more power.



    if it will go above 400, it will be during cpu&gpu stress benchmarks, never in basic gaming-work
  18. This is my build
    MB - ASUS F2A55-M LK2 - 84 BGN
    CPU - AMD Athlon II x4 760k 3.8ghz - 147 BGN
    GPU - R7 260X 1Gb - 180 BGN
    RAM - 2x4 Kingston HyperX Black 1600mhz - 140 BGN
    PSU - Corsair VS Series 450W - 79 BGN
    630 BGN - 422 USD
  19. parvanov said:
    This is my build
    MB - ASUS F2A55-M LK2 - 84 BGN
    CPU - AMD Athlon II x4 760k 3.8ghz - 147 BGN
    GPU - R7 260X 1Gb - 180 BGN
    RAM - 2x4 Kingston HyperX Black 1600mhz - 140 BGN
    PSU - Corsair VS Series 450W - 79 BGN
    630 BGN - 422 USD


    Just go for it if you need a computer now and the PSU will only be temporary. Don't overclock though.
  20. Dude it is totally fine, people here are trying to cover their own asses.

    129 watts max draw on the 260x full load

    100 watts for the cpu 130 maybe if oc'd

    60 more tops for the rest of the setup.

    You have a sufficient psu, I'd recommend a corsair cx 430 and you could overclock the system to the moon and not stress the psu, the thermaltake is more than enough by a wide margin, I just can not recommend one as my experiences have been poor. But if you disregard my bias the psu is more than enough even for overclocking. I personally just wouldn't buy this psu though it can easily do this job for you without worry.
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