PSU advice Tags: Power Supplies Components Last response: January 6, 2013 11:06 PM in Components Share jf812 January 6, 2013 7:39:25 PM I just saw this PSU: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/500w-scanfx-psu-all-blac... Will this be good enough to effectively power the following system without risking frying it? MSI FM2-A55M-E33, AMD A55, FM2, DDR3, SATA II - 3Gb/s, RAID, PCIe 2.0 (x16), D-Sub, MATX 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair DDR3 Vengeance Red Low Profile, PC3-14900 (1866), Non-ECC, CAS 9-10-9-27, XMP, 1.5V 500GB Seagate ST500DM002 Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.5ms, NCQ AMD A10 5800K Black Edition, S FM2, Virgo Core, Quad Core 3.8GHz, AMD Radeon HD 7660D 800MHz, 100W, Retail LiteOn IHAS124-04 24x DVD±R, 8x DVD±DL, DVD+RW x8/-RW x6, DVD-RAM x12, SATA, Black, OEM Cooler Master Elite 343 Black micro-ATX Mini Tower Case w/o PSU Thanks in advance More about : psu advice johnsonjohnson January 6, 2013 8:56:04 PM Hi. If you have to ask that question, then deep down you know it isn't good enough or worth the risk. Go with this one instead: Corsair CX430 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/430w-corsair-builder-ser... Brett928S2 a b ) Power supply January 6, 2013 9:26:35 PM Hi NO...lol For that price I wouldn't give it to my worst enemy ...well actually I might All the best Brett Related resources New Gaming PC ~$1000, need SSD/ PSU Advice - Forum Reliable psu calculator, or just some advice - Forum Best 7950 for overclocking, crossfire, and psu?+advice for my build? - Forum Need advice for Mobo & PSU for i5 2550k - Forum CAD / Rendering workstation - PSU / Case / fan advice - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer iceclock a b ) Power supply January 6, 2013 10:57:37 PM http://www.scan.co.uk/products/450w-xfx-pro-core-editio... 35 quids and more than enought for this build, yeah id never suggest such a junk powersupply that u listed, generic powersupplies are just a way of asking shoot my pc with a cannonball, best to buy quality than to fry ur pc. joe johnsonjohnson January 6, 2013 11:06:05 PM I should've checked pcpartpicker first. Go with iceclock's plus it goes with your avatar picture. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPSU advice for gaming rig ForumPSU & General Build Advice ForumI5 3570K PSU and build advice ForumNeed some advice on psu and case for this build ForumPSU for a GTX 690 advice needed plez Forum~$1000 build, advice on PSU , opinions on the build ForumHelp in choosing a psu (and any other advice ) ForumPSU giving me grief. need help and advice ForumNeed advice about this PSU ForumNeed Advice for Case and PSU ForumQuick and Easy - Need PSU Upgrade Advice ForumAdvice on a new PSU ForumAdvice on a psu ForumPSU & Case advice ForumIn need of quick PSU advice More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !