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Corsair GS-800 V2. Is it the right one for my system?

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I have been having problems recently with my system, it tends to not work when I want it to work, you press the power button its turns on and then sometimes it doesn't. I know it isn't a faulty switch because I tried another unused one from another case and that didn't work either. It's five years old unfortunately I don't have the original box and I don't know the brand name off by heart but I know it's 750w, two friends of mine suggested it's just playing up and time for a change, and I'm willing to get a new one but I don't want to spend to much since I recently upgraded my Mobo / CPU / RAM & Cooler for around $650.

I was wondering if the Corsair GS-800 V2 will be compatible for my system, I need 1x8 ATX connector, 2x6 pin PCI-E connector as the main connections, then I know it has enough SATA connections (more than enough), but I'm no expert with power supplies and I was told something about fluxating wattages? (or something like that) But I'm just posting here to get an idea of compatibility.

Would really appreciate any help smile.gif

Link to my current rig: http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/5337815
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I would go with the XFX 550W (which is a rebranded Seasonic S12II), it's overkill for your current system but it should be fine for any single-GPU in case you upgrade later:
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9

The 650W is on sale with an MIR:
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650xxxb9

If you want a high-efficiency one there's the Capstone 450:
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-capstone450
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If you only have one video card then 550 watts is more then enough
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