Is my PSU strong enough? Tags: Power Supplies ATX Components Product Last response: July 31, 2012 9:22 AM in Components Share hieumungous July 30, 2012 10:41:16 PM CPU Intel Core i5-3450S 2.8GHz Quad-Core Motherboard MSI H77MA-G43 Micro ATX LGA1155 Memory Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Hard Drive OCZ Vertex Plus R2 120GB 2.5" SSD Video Card MSI Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Case Antec Three Hundred Illusion ATX Mid Tower Power Supply Rosewill 500W ATX12V This is what I have so far and was wondering if I would need a stronger PSU. If I do are there any recommendations? More about : psu strong Anonymous a b ) Power supply July 30, 2012 10:41:56 PM you're fine. everyone may freak out but that system really won't draw more than 250 watts max load. m 0 l inzone a c 80 ) Power supply July 31, 2012 3:52:28 AM The 500w will be good enough to run your build but if I can suggest a better brand of psu you would be better off. SeaSonic M12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply $59.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... This is a top quality psu and will be a very dependable and efficient. If you want something cheaper then you can go with this one. CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply $59.99 and a $20 rebate making the final price $39.99. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources PSU Strong enough? - Forum Is my PSU strong enough to run 2 GTX 770's in SLI?! - Forum PSU strong enough - Forum 750W PSU Strong Enough for SLI? - Forum PSU strong enough? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Silvune a c 87 ) Power supply July 31, 2012 9:00:29 AM Rosewill sell a few 500W PSUs, so which one is it? m 0 l Flying-Q July 31, 2012 9:22:12 AM Agree with inzone above, but will add this: A good quality PSU with just a little more power than you might need is far better than a cheap one with twice as much power on the label. If you spend too little on power then you will spend more again later. Q m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedis my psu strong enough for a r7 260x? Forum SolvedIs my PSU Strong Enough For This? Forum SolvedIs my PSU strong enough? Forum SolvedWILL BE MY PSU STRONG ENOUGH FOR GTX 780ti? Forum SolvedIs this PSU strong enough for this crossfire? Forum SolvedIs my PSU strong enough? Forum SolvedIs my PSU Strong Enough? Forum SolvedPSU strong enough for GPU? Forum SolvedIs my PSU strong enough Forum SolvedStrong enough PSU? Forum SolvedLooking to go SLI with this build, is my psu strong enough? Forum SolvedIs the PSU strong enough? Forum SolvedI have a 600watt psu and want to know if my psu is strong enough to handle a Sapphire R9-280x Toxic Edition Forum Solvedpsu strong enough Forum SolvedWill this PSU be strong enough to run my new PC build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !