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Is this PSU adequate?

I just made a new build. Was planning on keeping old psu, but realized it was only 500w which was a minimum for my nvida gtx 560ti. Went to mom and pop computer store and this was the only psu above my initial one, being impatient I bought it. I hope to oc in the future when new hdd comes in. Either way here is two links to the psu in question. Thanks in advance.

Cool Power - Gamer Series Link 1

Cool Power - Gamer Series Link 2
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  1. I never heard of cool power before, I would get something by companies such as corsair, antec, xfx,
  2. Yeah I was thinking of replacing it with a corsair 650w, this product's no name feels kinda sketchy and risky.
  3. Why would a 880 Watt power supply only have two 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors?

    Even reputable name brand 650 Watt power supplies have four (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors.

    That tells me there is a severe deficiency in its combined +12 Volt continuous current rating.

    The label with that power supply's DC load table is never shown so they must be trying to hide something.
  4. The weirdest thing was that at the store I purchased it, it was twice as much as it sells online. You verify my concern of continuing to use this psu. I don't know too much about power supply specs, but I shouldn't take the risk my my new components I'm thinking.

    Does this one look good Corsair 750w or do you think Corsair 650w would do just fine?
  5. 650w should be fine with a single 560. I would return that garbo PSU as fast as possible...hah
  6. oosaki said:
    The weirdest thing was that at the store I purchased it, it was twice as much as it sells online. You verify my concern of continuing to use this psu. I don't know too much about power supply specs, but I shouldn't take the risk my my new components I'm thinking.

    Does this one look good Corsair 750w or do you think Corsair 650w would do just fine?

    I would recommend the Corsair Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 (CMPSU-750TXV2) because it would be capable of handling two GeForce GTX 560 Ti in 2-way SLI mode in your system if you're planning to do that in the future.
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    get a antec/corsair/enermax/seasonic psu with 80+ rating, active pfc etc.
    cool power psu seems to be for older pcs that existed before 80+ certification. 40-50 bucks for an 880w psu should be the first point of suspicion.
    the psu doesn't seem to have active pfc, enough pcie power connector as a typical psu at it's wattage level, 80+ certification etc.
    some 800+w psus:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817194093
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817194086
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151102
    proximon's recommended psu thread:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/forum2.php?config=tomshardwareus.inc&cat=28&post=322966&page=1&p=1&sondage=0&owntopic=1&trash=0&trash_post=0&print=0&numreponse=0&quote_only=0&new=0&nojs=0#t2442891
  8. Thank you guys for the responses. I kinda feel like a sucker now but aye it happens lol.
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