Will this 550w psu Thermaltake smart mission 550w be good enough for my EVGA GTX 770 2GB GDDR5 SC w/ ACX cooler

Will i have a problem? Thanks pro's :)
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  1. The Thermaltake 550W is far too low performance for that GPU and the rest of your system, which is?????? (what is the rest of your system?)

    It provides decent power and it is efficient enough, but needs to be replaced by a higher-performance unit.
  2. AMD FX 8320
    PAtriot viper 2x4gb ram
    Gigabyte GA 970A-DS3P thats the rest
    So would i have a problem or anything when i use my gtx 770? I just bought it thanks bro for your answer :)
  3. DonkeyOatie said:
    The Thermaltake 550W is far too low performance for that GPU and the rest of your system, which is?????? (what is the rest of your system?)

    It provides decent power and it is efficient enough, but needs to be replaced by a higher-performance unit.



    AMD FX 8320
    PAtriot viper 2x4gb ram
    Gigabyte GA 970A-DS3P
    21.5' Dell S2240L thats the rest
    So would i have a problem or anything when i use my gtx 770? I just bought it thanks bro for your answer :)
  4. OK.

    The CPU is fine.
    If you have any interest in overclocking, and you probably will to get more CPU performance in demanding games, you need an aftermarket CPU cooler.
    Although the CPU will fit in that motherboard and run, the power phases are quite weak and if you try to overclock, you risk damaging the motherboard and thermal throttling of the CPU. The Gigabyte GA 970A-UD3 or UD3P would be much better.


    Peak power consumption for your GTX 770 GPU card http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-770-gk104-review,3519-25.html can exceed 230W. Combine that with your 125W CPU and other parts and we are looking at close to 400W. For that load I would consider a really good 550W PSU. A 620 or 650 W PSU by Seasonic or XFX or some EVGA units would be better.
  5. DonkeyOatie said:
    OK.

    The CPU is fine.
    If you have any interest in overclocking, and you probably will to get more CPU performance in demanding games, you need an aftermarket CPU cooler.
    Although the CPU will fit in that motherboard and run, the power phases are quite weak and if you try to overclock, you risk damaging the motherboard and thermal throttling of the CPU. The Gigabyte GA 970A-UD3 or UD3P would be much better.


    Peak power consumption for your GTX 770 GPU card http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-770-gk104-review,3519-25.html can exceed 230W. Combine that with your 125W CPU and other parts and we are looking at close to 400W. For that load I would consider a really good 550W PSU. A 620 or 650 W PSU by Seasonic or XFX or some EVGA units would be better.



    Thanks for you suggestions. But for now i think if its fine i will stick to it till i have the money to ugrade a new psu. I wont overclock it anyway. I have a thermaltake water 3.0 cpu cooler closed loop. There will be no problem right? cheers mate
  6. Should be fine, except for the PSU business.
  7. DonkeyOatie said:
    Should be fine, except for the PSU business.



    Still this psu of mine can still handle for a few more years with my gtx 770 hahahaha. Thanks bro :)
  8. DonkeyOatie said:
    Should be fine, except for the PSU business.



    What do you mean psu business?
  9. That I recommended a PSU upgrade. I agree that everything is fine except that I recommended a PSU upgrade, which, for budgetary reason the I understand, you are choosing to do late.

    People that read these threads don't always read from the very beginning and I wanted to makes sure anyone who came in at the end understood that you had a good system but that I had some doubts about the PSU.
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