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Hey, I don't know much about computers that much. But right I now have a 530 watt psu. I'm thinking about getting a GTX 770. But I don't think my psu could support it. Would a RaidMax 530 watt be able to do it? At least until I can buy a new power supply. Also have a i5 4670 Haswell if that matters at all.

By the way my friend just decided to give me the computer so I don't really know about any of the parts haha. I've just heard some people pulled it off with 500 watt psu's. But if Raidmax is horrible I'll for sure get a better one anyways.
http://www.newegg.co...82E16817152028R
Edited by DopeZach - 11/15/13 at 4:07pm
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No just no dont you know Raidmax sells some of the worst PSU´s you can buy?

Sory if it sounded rude it was not meant as

Welcome to OCN by the way
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

No just no dont you know Raidmax sells some of the worst PSU´s you can buy?

Sory if it sounded rude it was not meant as

Welcome to OCN by the way

*cough* Diablotek *cough*

This list is very helpful for selecting the right PSU:

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies/0_30
Edited by JTD92 - 11/15/13 at 4:09pm
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*cough* Diablotek *cough*

Raidmax is not as bad as those but they are not far behind either

The Raidmax AE is not all that bad it just has overrated 80 plus they say its gold but its more like bronze
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