550W Enough? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 23, 2012 9:03 PM in Systems Share TekSeven March 23, 2012 8:14:19 PM Is An Antec 550W Power Supply Enough For My PC Or Do I Need More? My PC Specs: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 1 GB PNY GTX560 (Not Ti) CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) ASUS P8Z68-V LE COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Is 550W Enough? Thanks More about : 550w ltdan March 23, 2012 8:32:12 PM Should be fine, with some room to spare. Although a Radeon HD 6850/70 would outperform that 560 for around the same price point. TekSeven March 23, 2012 8:34:45 PM Will This Video Card Outperform The 560? http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... Related resources Is 550W enough ? - Forum Is 550W enough ? - Forum 550w enough ? - Forum Will a xfx 550w core edition be enough ? - Forum Will a 550w PSU be enough for this build? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer obsama1 March 23, 2012 8:46:26 PM No. The 6870 will: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ltdan March 23, 2012 9:03:42 PM obsama1 said:No. The 6870 will: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Don't know why you linked to an HIS product. There is a reason why it only has 68 reviews vs. this. SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 $170 or if you like dual fans XFX Double D Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 $190 If you don't believe the 6870 beats the GTX 560, see here http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/540?vs=543 The GTX only reaches ahead in Nvidia biased games. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs 550W enough for a Radeon 7870? Forum550w for 660 enough ? ForumIs a 550w PSU enough for 6950 crossfire? Forum550W enough ? ForumCooler master GX 550w enough for 560ti? Forum550W PSU enough for i5-3570k and GTX 560 ti? (No overclocking) Forum550W enough for GTX 550 Ti? Forum550W PSU enough for this system? ForumPSU question. First time build. 550w enough ? ForumIs 550w enough ??? ForumWill this 550w be enough ? ForumKingwin Lazer 550W enough ? ForumPSU - 550W enough ? ForumIs coolmax 550w Enough for this built ???! ForumNew Build, any good? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !