MY PSU CAN HANDLE IT?

hi :D dudes answer me pls :D, i have this little problem, my Aerocool VP-550W can support this specs without dying?:
amd phenom ii x4 965 3.4ghz
Sapphire HD6950 2GB
1 Pci Wireless Card
1 DVR-R Drive
1 HDD 320GB
Ty for your time.
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  1. :(
  2. Here are the amd requirements for a 6950. 500w with 2 75w pcie 6 pin power connectors.
    http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/amd-radeon-hd-6000/hd-6950/Pages/amd-radeon-hd-6950-overview.aspx#3

    I am not familiar with aero cool psu's.
    It is a tier 4(not recommended) on this old list, so perhaps it will not deliver the 550w that the name implies.
    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?108088-Official-XS-Power-Supply-Ranking-Phase-I

    In theory, it should be OK. But, a low quality psu under stress can destroy not only itself, but take other components with it.

    I suggest you look for a Quality psu.
    My short list would include Seasonic, Antec, Corsair, PC P&C, and XFX.
  3. Review of your PSU by X-bit Labs: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cases/display/aerocool-psu.html

    Their conclusion: Aerocool’s Value series is far from impressive. These PSUs are not very efficient and do not deliver stable voltages.

    For a system using a single Radeon HD 6950 graphics card AMD specifies a minimum of a 500 Watt or greater power supply. The power supply should also have a combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 32 Amps or greater and have at least two 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors.

    If your PSU were a higher quality unit it would work.
  4. An even better deal at that price point is the Seasonic M12II-520: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151093&Tpk=m12ii-520
  5. I'm currnetly running an HD6950 on my M12II-520.
  6. Thanks for the help dudes!, im goin' for a Corsair TXV2-650w.
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