Is 500W PSU enough for 8800 gt and E8400?

My build is below, but to sum it up I have 2 gb, 8800 gt sc, and Intel Core 2 Duo E8400. Is the power supply unit (Antec 500W) below good enough for the build? I already ordered the parts and would prefer to stick with this psu if a change isn't necessary.

Antec earthwatts EA500 500W ATX12V v2.0 Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, FCC, TUV, CE, CB, C-tick, CCC - Retail

Antec Three Hundred Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case- Retail

Graphics Card
EVGA 512-P3-N802-AR GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

OCZ Platinum 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ2N10662GK - Retail

Hard Drive
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail

GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

DVD burner
LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model LH-20A1L-05 - OEM
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    give it a try, just looking though 500W should be enough
  2. personally, id go with a corsair, better and prolly not more than 10 bucks more
  3. l_ght said:

    give it a try, just looking though 500W should be enough

    Thanks for this site man. I will check it out. And just for everyone to know, I already have the psu. I can't just refund it without refunding the computer case. I got them with in a combo. I would prefer to keep the psu. I only plan to get a different one if I have to, don't want to hurt the hardware.
  4. that psu u have is amazing it will run ur pc fine u can probably add a 2nd 8800gt with that psu. look at my rig and im using the same exact psu as u.
  5. Its plenty. Good PSU.
  6. It is a good psu.
  7. Thanks everyone. I will stick with the 500W antec. I am so amazed to see so many people helping. You guys are awesome.
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