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 PSU enough for R9 270X with 4GB VRAM? - Forum will my 550w be enough for my gtx 780 sc acx - Forum Is a 550W PSU enough for a R9 280X and an i5-4690? - Forum is 550w PSU enough for r9280x - Forum XFX 550W PSU enough for R7 250X + 7770 in Crossfire? - 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 SolvedR9 280X + 8320, 550w enough? Forum SolvedWant to know if a 550w PSU is good enough with a little bit of headroom for my build? Forum SolvedIs 550W PSU enough for this config? Forum SolvedWill 550w be enough for this build? Forum Solved550W PSU good enough for this build? Forum SolvedPSU XFX 550w is good enough? Forum SolvedIs 550w PSU enough for this system? Forum SolvedIs 550w enough for a 7970 matrix? Forum Solvedis my 550W PSU enough to run my system Forum Solved550W PSU enough for R9 280X with OC? + which one to buy? Forum SolvedIs good 550W PSU (xfx core edition) enough for r9 290? Forum SolvedIs a 550W enough for a gaming build with a Power Edition 670? Forum Solved550w PSU: Good Enough... or is it? Forum Solvedis xfx pro 550w enough for this setup Forum SolvedIs my Seasonic G Series 550W good enough? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !