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Antec BP550 Plus 550W 80 PLUS Certified Enough Power?

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July 20, 2011 4:08:43 PM

I'm looking at buying this PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

1) Is 550W enough power for my new build?

MSI 880GMA-E55 AM3 AMD 880G HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
AMD Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition Deneb 3.6GHz CPU
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5002AALX 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard
EVGA SuperClocked 01G-P3-1567-KR GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional 70SB088600002 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Express x1 Interface Sound Card
LG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe
5 System fans.


2) is this a quality PSU, I'm on a budget but trying to go for:

A) Enough Power
B) Good name brand
C) 80 PLUS Certified
D) Modular

July 20, 2011 6:18:46 PM

well further looking into this psu makes me think it wont even work for my motherboard. The new egg site says it has 1 x 12V(P4) 1 x 12V(8Pin) but the antec site says only a 8 pin. I need a four pin for my motherboard so now Im looking at buying this one...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Any feedback would be appreciated before I make my purchase.
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July 20, 2011 11:20:28 PM

thanks for the reply's... I'll take both of your word on it that it does have a 4+4. Supermuncher85 says that they are using the same psu so it must. I did chat with newegg Customer Service and the only thing she would say is that it comes with what is pictured and couldn't tell me if it did have a 4pin or not.
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