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is it a good psu

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its is to run my pc what you see below

CoolerMaster 550W GX PSU (RS-550-ACAA-E3)
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post #2 of 9
It is not a bad psu. But I had 3 CoolerMaster 600w that blow up on me, so I will not buy another CoolerMaster psu.
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AMD A-3870K AsRock A75 Pro (FM1) HyperX DDR3 1866 8 GB SAMSUNG 830 256gb 
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SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 2TB Plextor Black Blu-ray Burner Phenom II X4 stock Cooler Windows 10 
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SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 2TB Plextor Black Blu-ray Burner Phenom II X4 stock Cooler Windows 10 
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post #3 of 9
I'd rather get something like this Seasonic 460
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i7 990x Asus Rampage III Extreme EVGA 590 Corsair Dominator GT 
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post #4 of 9
Not really. There are much better ones.

What's your budget?
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Kingston Hyperx Blu 2x4GB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1tb Intel 330 60Gb SSD Scythe Mugen 2 
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post #5 of 9
Tell us what your budget is and we'll tell you the best PSU you can get for it.
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post #6 of 9
The GX550 hasn't been tested to my knowledge.

The GX750 is dreadful (fails ATX specs at 450W)
The GX650 is bad (fails ATX specs at 550W)
The GX550 is ???
The GX450 is ok
post #7 of 9
i was looking at a coolmaster a few months ago and i got told to avoid them so i went for corsair and its a great psu if you want a new psu i would recommended a corsair it may be more expensive but worth it hope this helps you best of luck
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Q9650@3.8GHz @ 1.28v GA-EP45-UD3R Bios F9 ATI XFX HD4890 XXX Edition 2x2GB Corsair Dom 1066 
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Q9650@3.8GHz @ 1.28v GA-EP45-UD3R Bios F9 ATI XFX HD4890 XXX Edition 2x2GB Corsair Dom 1066 
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
The GX750 is dreadful (fails ATX specs at 450W)
Wow, that's terrible.
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post #9 of 9
I wouldn't get the GX550 unless it has been tested. Strong chance of it being complete turd.
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