Closed Do i need a bigger psu Tags: Power Supplies Components Last response: November 24, 2011 8:33 AM in Components Share dax88 November 23, 2011 9:07:13 PM OK I have a BFG 550 watt that has served me very reliably for the last year and a half. However I just ordered a new graphics card (GTX 550 ti) and wanted to know if this is no longer going to be enough System is: i7 950 (no Overclock) Asus sabertooth X58 mobo 24 GB ddr3 1600 120 GB SSD 2 7200rpm HDD Corsair A70 cpu cooler 6 80mm case fans 1 120 mm fan 1 hdd cooler More about : bigger psu dax88 November 23, 2011 9:08:05 PM my old graphics card was a gt220 BTW Score 0 boabs November 23, 2011 9:15:20 PM it would be enough but the the rest of ur specs are higher end so no point holding back with psu. Score 0 Related resources Do I need a bigger psu?? Plz and thank-you! - Forum Do I need a bigger PSU? - Forum Do I need a bigger psu? - Forum Do I need a bigger psu? 750watt for a i7 4970k? - Forum Do I need a bigger PSU ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer davcon a c 274 ) Power supply November 23, 2011 9:16:13 PM Yes it will be fine provided it has the appropriate pci-e power leads. Score 0 dax88 November 23, 2011 9:16:56 PM cool. So if i ran it for bout a month or so with the 550 (till i can afford a new one) it wouldnt screw anything up, would it? Score 0 dax88 November 23, 2011 9:17:29 PM yeah it has the right power leads Score 0 Best solution davcon a c 274 ) Power supply November 23, 2011 9:39:08 PM You're good to go imo! Share dax88 November 24, 2011 1:40:44 AM Awesome. thanks! Score 0 dax88 November 24, 2011 1:40:57 AM Best answer selected by dax88. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDoes my build need a bigger PSU, for OverClock? Forum SolvedDo I need a bigger PSU ? Forum SolvedDo I need a bigger PSU to safely overclock this system? Forum Wondering if i need a bigger PSU Forum SolvedDo I need a bigger PSU? Forum SolvedAny Disadvantages Of Having A Bigger PSU Than Needed Forum SolvedBigger display needs bigger PSU? Forum Do I need to get a bigger PSU? Forum Do I need a bigger PSU? Forum Will I need a bigger PSU? Forum Want to OC your FX 8150? I think you're going to need a bigger PSU Forum Do I need a bigger psu? Forum Do i need a bigger PSU Forum Do I need a bigger psu? Forum SolvedPsu or bigger problem - automatic shutdown and flashing lights Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !