Is my PSU adequete for this system? Tags: Power Supplies Intel i5 Components Last response: July 31, 2012 2:57 AM in Components Share DAVIDLOGAN96 July 31, 2012 2:14:28 AM build i5 2500k oc 4.3GHz about 1.3 vcore when OCed 7950 3GB stock asrock z68 Extreme3 gen3 8GB ddr3 1600 Antec Bp 550w plus, modular Now I went to http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine and It recommended a PSU of 389W However, When I was running GTA IV with Icenhancer 2.1 it seemed to be stuttering almost. I don't know if this is due to a small PSU or not. Do I need to get a larger PSU or no? Thanks More about : psu adequete system | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Anonymous Power supply Authority July 31, 2012 2:27:25 AM as i say time and time again, a 550 watt PSU can handle any single graphics card system: AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB Graphics Card Review with a sandy bridge-E system if you are stuttering in a game, any game, that is a gpu problem. a psu problem would be your system shuts down. | Report abuse DAVIDLOGAN96 July 31, 2012 2:44:11 AM What do you recommend if i notice some stutterring? | Report abuse Anonymous Power supply Authority July 31, 2012 2:50:54 AM that would be related to the drivers but since i have not had an AMD gpu i could not tell you how to deal with the catalyst control center. but i will suggest the generic uninstall the drivers, boot into safe mode and run driver sweeper to get rid of any remnants then re-install. | Report abuse cbrunnem July 31, 2012 2:57:12 AM Anonymous said:as i say time and time again, a 550 watt PSU can handle any single graphics card system: AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB Graphics Card Review with a sandy bridge-E system http://www.pcper.com/files/review/2012-01-28/power.jpg if you are stuttering in a game, any game, that is a gpu problem. a psu problem would be your system shuts down. agreed. my rig in my sig uses only 330watts and thats from the wall so its less then that out of the psu | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Is my PSU adequete for this system?> Related ressources: ForumIs this build compatible and or adequete to run games like WoW and LoL ForumBest ~700W PSU ? ForumRendering/Encoding/Gaming System ForumNeed advice on a sensible gaming system ... ForumNew pc wont run high graphic games Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores ForumI want to build a lowcost PC with upgrade potential. Suggestions? ForumFirst Timer $1000 Gaming PC ForumBuying a work PC for Solidworks 2011, Autocad ForumGetting lower FPS than i should with my 2 460 GTX SLI setup Forum6950 Eyefinity "Crossfire upgrade" ForumWhat graphics card will perform high to mid settings for 2-3 years ForumMY AMD PROCESSOR IS BURNING UP AT START UP! ForumFirst Time Building A Computer - Need Some Help On The Parts Forum1156/P55 recommendation for i5-750/5850 ForumUpgrade My Comp. Forum[Solved] Which PSU with OC on CPU & SLI ForumXPS 420 PSU replacement options ForumIs my PSU strong enough? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !