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Cooler master extreme power plus 500. is it good enough

i have cooler master extreme power plus 500. is it good enough for amd phenom II x4 965 BE and galaxy gts 450.
i currently have
Operating System
MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
CPU
Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz
Wolfdale 45nm Technology
RAM
4.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 333MHz (5-5-5-15)
Motherboard
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. G41M-Combo (Socket 775)
Graphics
BenQ E2200HD (1920x1080@60Hz)
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
Hard Drives
488GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG HD502HI ATA Device (SATA)
Optical Drives
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH22NS40 ATA Device
DTSoftBusCd00
UBEXMX O5AVCPM3C1EB SCSI CdRom Device
Audio
SRS Audio Sandbox (WDM)


Will my psu support the phenom II x4 965 BE with higher wattage. i have not finalised on mobo yet but it will be a budget one with basic overclocking abilities.
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    Yes your psu support it... But (actually 450W + Bad efficiency with labeled 500W, sorry about this)
    http://hardwaresecrets.com/article/Cooler-Master-eXtreme-Power-Plus-500-W-Power-Supply-Review/728/10

    it's not enough for overclocking 965BE + GTS450 (low power). You need minimum 500W pure/ true or above if you want upgrade GPU, sellect PSU from good performance like Seasonic, Corsair, XFX, Golden super flower etc depend your budget. Just my suggestion.
  2. thank you for the reply, i will be upgrading to the better 750-800 watts psu soon but for no w need to spend on the cpu and mobo. hopefully will not face issue with the set up for a few months and yes i will not overclock until i get better psu.and any sugestions on a buget am3+ mobo.
  3. You can get the Antec HCG 520W for around 50 after MIR or 750 for around $70 I believe at newegg right now.
  4. Best answer selected by leonkennedy_7.
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