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What Budget PSU i need?

hello. i am using a 500w 80+ Bronze PSU atm and in this computer.
i5-4690
Z97-HD3
2 x dd3 4gb (8gb total) Balistix Tactical 1600
GTX 960 Palit Super Jetstream
2 x ssd 120gb
1 x hdd 1tb
and many USB per.

i will buy a gtx 1070 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8gb an ssd samsung evo 250gb and a set of dd3 memories 2 x 4gb same model to go 16gb. all of them for upgrade the pc.
is Corsair CS Series 550W a good solution or i need something else?
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  1. If you really need to change PSU, get the Seasonic G-550 instead of the Corsair CS550M. Much better quality, longer warranty, and for the same price ~$70.

    I do not know what your current 500W 80+ Bronze PSU is (you did not mention the brand/model in your opening post). If it is from a reputable manufacturer, with ample wattage at +12V rail, and enough PCIe power connectors for your GPU, it can power your i5-4690 + GTX 1070 easily.
  2. The Corsair CS series is one of the worst among name-brand international vendors.

    If you care about the PSU's lifespan and long-term reliability, you may want to upgrade to a higher quality PSU. Anything from Seasonic will be much better than a Corsair CS.
  3. the PSU i use is a low quality brand known almost only in greece called turbo X:
    http://www.plaisio.gr/anavathmisi-diktia/anavathmisi/psu-trofodotika/Turbo-X-500W-Power-Series-RX-500AF.htm

    500 W 80+ Bronze
    DC Output +3,3V 20 A DC Output +5V 20 A DC Output +12V 132 A Efficiency 80% PFC Active

    the Corsair costs 65euro and the seasonic costs 100euro in greece any 600w bronze + suggestion?
  4. Best answer
    You don't need 600W, your system will rarely even break 300W. Getting a good quality ~500W PSU will serve you better than a lower quality 600W unit.
  5. Jasy1988gr said:
    the PSU i use is a low quality brand known almost only in greece called turbo X:
    http://www.plaisio.gr/anavathmisi-diktia/anavathmisi/psu-trofodotika/Turbo-X-500W-Power-Series-RX-500AF.htm

    500 W 80+ Bronze
    DC Output +3,3V 20 A DC Output +5V 20 A DC Output +12V 132 A Efficiency 80% PFC Active

    the Corsair costs 65euro and the seasonic costs 100euro in greece any 600w bronze + suggestion?


    In the website that you linked, the best PSU for your purpose, considering price/performance, is this:

    Corsair CX550M (87,80 €): http://www.plaisio.gr/anavathmisi-diktia/anavathmisi/psu-trofodotika/Corsair-PSU-CXM-Series-550-W-80-Bronze-CP-9020102-EU.htm

    Please don't select the CX500 and CX500M (500W) in that website, as they are both poor quality units and have already been discontinued.
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