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Is my PSU sufficient enough for my (Built) PC build

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February 26, 2013 6:23:02 PM

[#ff00b2][#00ffd0][#ff2e00][#6a00ff][#6a00ff]I haven't experienced any trouble so far, but then again i only done basic setup (installing Windows-e.t.c) I really dont want my PSU to blow up anytime soon.... anyway, heres the specs of my PC, including my PSU:


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£161.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS5X Performa CPU Cooler (£14.99 @ Novatech)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£76.30 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Samsung 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.27 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£50.00 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card (£217.56 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Xigmatek ASGARD PRO (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£33.62 @ Dabs)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Novatech)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£14.99 @ Novatech)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.94 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £725.65
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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February 26, 2013 8:23:45 PM

al10677 said:
[#ff00b2][#00ffd0][#ff2e00][#6a00ff][#6a00ff]I haven't experienced any trouble so far, but then again i only done basic setup (installing Windows-e.t.c) I really dont want my PSU to blow up anytime soon.... anyway, heres the specs of my PC, including my PSU:


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£161.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS5X Performa CPU Cooler (£14.99 @ Novatech)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£76.30 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Samsung 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.27 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£50.00 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card (£217.56 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Xigmatek ASGARD PRO (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£33.62 @ Dabs)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Novatech)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£14.99 @ Novatech)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.94 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £725.65
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-26 20:22 GMT+0000)
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Hi - Yes, a quality 500w (with min 24a on +12v rail), is enough to power
your system with one 660ti. Depending on which cx500 you have it has
either 34 or 38a on the +12v rail. You are good to go.

You linked the 34a +12v model, still plenty to spare.

Tom
February 26, 2013 8:24:43 PM

toyftw said:
Hi - Yes, a quality 500w (with min 24a on +12v rail), is enough to power
your system with one 660ti. Depending on which cx500 you have it has
either 34 or 38a on the +12v rail. You are good to go.

Tom


Yeah, you will be fine :) 
February 27, 2013 4:40:26 PM

Thanks alot =D
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