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Is FSP Aurum 600w enough for my rig?

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My rig:

Intel Core i5-3470 + ASRock B75M-DGS
Kingston 4x4GB 1600
Intel 330 Series 120GB SSD SATA3
WD 2TB 64MB Caviar Green (3 Yrs)
Sapphire HD7950 3GB DDR5
CoolerMaster HAF 912 Combat Edition
C.Master Hyper 212 EVO (Turbo Edition $75)
FSP Aurum 600w
DELL 23” U2312HM IPS LED (5 Yrs)

Is the PSU enough to power it? or should I get the seasonic x760?

Also, if the 600w is enough, is the FSP Aurum 600W recommended? or are there better brands? :bounce:

Thanks!
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  1. There are better PSU's but its perfectly fine. Perfectly enough power. Not extremely stable but its fine if there is so much access power.
  2. Novuake said:
    There are better PSU's but its perfectly fine. Perfectly enough power. Not extremely stable but its fine if there is so much access power.


    How about Seasonic X 560W?

    Is it better?
  3. And i was talking about the FSP Aurum BTW. the seasonic 560 is a heck of a PSU.
  4. It's not a bad PSU by any means, in fact it's very good, just not great. whether or not i recommend it really depends on how much it's selling for. anyway, here's what i would definitely recommend...

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

    you can get it pretty cheap with the promo code and MIR. it's a bit overkill for your current rig, but it has 4 pci-e connectors so you will be able to crossfire your 7950 if you so choose.
  5. @Augray37, I dont intend to crossfire though. I don't use multiple screens.

    If the Seasonic 560W is good enough, then I think I'll stick to it. Moreover, I'm from Singapore. Newegg doesnt ship here, if I want it, have to use 3rd party shipments.s

    Thanks for the advice! :D
  6. I'm now looking at Seasonic 520W S12II (Bronze) vs Seasonix X series 560W (Gold), is the X series worth the extra cash in the long run?
  7. Best answer
    The X560 is a better, newer design and will save you a bit of money in the long run due to the 80 Plus Gold certification. It may be worth it if you pay a lot for power. How much more is it?
  8. http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx

    stick with the X series. only reason you wanna go for the S12II is if you're looking to desperately save up cash
  9. @anort3 Thanks for the advice! :) Ill stick with the X560 then. it will cost about 50 to 60 more, just my rough estimation.

    But would the X660 be too much of an overkill then?
  10. Wait, you have an FSP Aurum 600w model already? I would not replace it myself, it's a very good power suppy. It's probably not as good as the Seasonic X series but is likely as good if not better than the S12. Hardwaresecrets gives the 700w version their Golden ( highest ) award.

    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/FSP-Aurum-Gold-700-Power-Supply-Review/1228/10
  11. @anort3, nope i dont have the FSP Aurum. its my intended rig to build. Sorry for the confusion.
  12. tang63 said:
    @anort3 Thanks for the advice! :) Ill stick with the X560 then. it will cost about 50 to 60 more, just my rough estimation.

    But would the X660 be too much of an overkill then?


    With a single HD 7950 you only need a recommended 500w power supply. For 2 in Crossfire you need a recommended 700 watts. So the 560 is fine. I would still keep the FSP though.
  13. tang63 said:
    @anort3, nope i dont have the FSP Aurum. its my intended rig to build. Sorry for the confusion.


    Get the Seasonic X then ;)
  14. @anort3, thanks for the help! :)
  15. Best answer selected by tang63.
  16. Sure thing. Enjoy the new build!
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