CoolerMaster 520w enough for a single GTX580?

What do you think? Is it enough power to go with a i5 2500k? (I'm not planning to SLI) :wahoo:
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  1. I have never heard of power cooler, that means it is probably a unknown pos power supply! Go with a quality corsair, seasonic, antec, or xfx power supply! You are looking at least a 650w psu.
  2. amuffin said:
    I have never heard of power cooler, that means it is probably a unknown pos power supply! Go with a quality corsair, seasonic, antec, or xfx power supply! You are looking at least a 650w psu.


    Sorry I meant CoolerMaster. :D Already edited the post to correct this. So real 520w not enough, eh?
  3. gtx 580 recommends a 600 watt psu, but its the +12volt amps that matter. I think that card draws 38-40 amps.
  4. Cooler master makes horrible powersupplies. How about a corsair tx 650w or antec hcg 620?
  5. Ok, then. What if I discard the 580 and use a 560Ti instead? Would 520w be enough? The Box says: +12V1 20A
  6. Thanks a lot to both of you malmental and amuffin. This PSU was a gift from a friend. I'll buy a new one, (probably a Thermaltake TR2 RX 750w or something similar to that) and keep the CoolerMaster for my "old" PC. Time to start saving money for the PSU! :kaola:
  7. Best answer selected by urielsd.
  8. The thermaltake would be a downgrade!
  9. you could run a gtx570 with that
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