Is my PSU enough or I need a new one? Tags: Power Supplies Corsair Components Product Last response: June 26, 2012 8:40 AM in Components Share hents1230 June 26, 2012 7:57:12 AM Helllo! As I was upgrading my PC, I ran into an issue - Will my PSU give enough power? Specs: ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX Corsair LP Vengeance RAM 8GB CLUB 3D GTX 550Ti 2GB version Killer 2100 NIC AMD Phenom II x6 1075T Crucial m4 Samsung 500GB HD 7200rpm PSU Corsair CX500 I've used PSU calculators and they show that it's enough, but I'd like to have others opinions. Thanks alot! More about : psu mrclownface a b ) Power supply June 26, 2012 8:03:23 AM i think it should be fine for that system,but if you plan to upgrade to a better video card in the future,maybe a 650watt psu may suit your needs better bartholomew a b ) Power supply June 26, 2012 8:08:03 AM Yes, the CX500 s sufficient for your rig. Although I would recommend the SeaSonic S12II 520W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Its a very high quality unit & will be sufficient for almost any Single GPU future upgrade. Related resources My PSU is bad. Need help with upgrading to a new one. - Forum Need a new PSU, is 500W good enough? - Forum Faulty PSU, looking to buy a new one. Need help choosing~ - Forum Bad PSU Fried. Need advice for a new better one. - Forum Need a new PSU and wondering if this one will fit nicely. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hents1230 June 26, 2012 8:32:56 AM Im not planning upgrading anytime soon cuz of lack of money Thanks alot for your help! lilotimz a b ) Power supply June 26, 2012 8:40:40 AM Yes. It is a solid budget unit that is outclassed by better designs which are more expensive but still miles better than other generic psus. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCrossfire 5770 or one 5850? Do I need a new psu? Forum SolvedCurrent psu or do i need a new one? Forum Solved550W PSU enough for R9 280X with OC? + which one to buy? Forum Do I need to get a new PSU? or would my current one suffice? Forum New PSU - Do I need one? Forum SolvedIs the Corsair CS550M psu good enough for my new gaming rig? Please help... Forum SolvedNeed help determining if my PSU is good enough. Forum SolvedAdding a New Hard Drive, is a 300W PSU Enough? Forum Do I need new PSU? Is the one im using compatible? Forum Just Exploded my PSU, need Advice on New one. Forum BLOWN PSU! need a new one £45 budget Forum PSU Popped, Need help picking a new one! Forum Solveddell XPS 410 stock PSU not providing enough power, need upgrade Forum SolvedWill this psu be enough to power my new build? Forum SolvedPSU is 860W enough or need 1000? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !