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Is my 550 Watt psu powerful enough?

post #1 of 5
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Hi all,

Would just like to say hello to everyone smile.gif, this is my first of many posts to come on!

I just received my pre built PC, But have one concern.... I think the PSU (Corsair VS550) that came in the pc may not be powerful enough for the hardware.
Now I'm no tech expert but would love if you all could shine some light on the situation. The company I bought the pc from say the
PSU is good enough, but I would like a second opinion.

The computer specs are:

I7 4770 (Non K) @ 3.4
2 X 4 Gig 1600 Mhz Kingston ram
2T Hard Drive 7200
DVD RW Drive
1 X 120MM Led Fan
Gigabyte GTX 670 OC Edtion
Corsair VS550

Thanks!!!

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post #2 of 5
Yes you will be fine. its a good PSU but i would recommend going for a 600-700 GS series PSU for better stability and future proof.
Edited by fedrosishere - 7/5/13 at 4:58am
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post #4 of 5
No the Corsair VS is the worst series Corsair sells its even worse then the Corsair CX series

Sory to say but the VS is crap it cant even be used in the US as its 200-240v ONLY!
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post #5 of 5
Its a cheap PSU as far as they go. But it will run that hardware. Its always worth shooting over the mark with power to make sure you leave your PSU some breathing room.
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