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I was first looking for 950/960/970 but got a recommendation too of 390. I only have FSP Hexa 500w, Will that hold?
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I was first looking for 950/960/970 but got a recommendation too of 390. I only have FSP Hexa 500w, Will that hold?

Its not good but not bad either. Mediocre? Yes. but it'll have to do, but i'd start looking for a better one if you plan to overclock and get more performance out of it.
Edited by huzzug - 11/5/15 at 4:37am
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I was first looking for 950/960/970 but got a recommendation too of 390. I only have FSP Hexa 500w, Will that hold?

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Its not good but not bad either. Mediocre? Yes. but it'll have to do, but i'd start looking for a better one if you plan to overclock and get more performance out of it.

No, it won't hold. I own two of those, it can't handle a 280X, it has no chance holding a 390. The combined 12v wattage is OK, but the A rating per rail is low, OCP kicks in if you load the card and your PC shuts down.
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Should I upgrade the PSU or just stick with the gtx 950?
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Should I upgrade the PSU or just stick with the gtx 950?

I think you should stick with the 950, save your money, and upgrade after a year or two, when we have next-get Dx12 GPUs.
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Out of the GPUs listed, I would go with the 970 for what your doing. But both sides will be releasing new GPUs next year, as others mentioned, if you can wait that is your best option. I never did see where you mentioned which PSU you have. What are the rest of the components in your rig other than a 3770k (Which BTW there is nothing wrong with, its hardly outdated). Puts your specs in your signature and perhaps you can get some better recommendations.
   
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I think you should stick with the 950, save your money, and upgrade after a year or two, when we have next-get Dx12 GPUs.

Yes, that is also possible.
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Out of the GPUs listed, I would go with the 970 for what your doing. But both sides will be releasing new GPUs next year, as others mentioned, if you can wait that is your best option. I never did see where you mentioned which PSU you have. What are the rest of the components in your rig other than a 3770k (Which BTW there is nothing wrong with, its hardly outdated). Puts your specs in your signature and perhaps you can get some better recommendations.

Updated my Rig.
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I think you should stick with the 950, save your money, and upgrade after a year or two, when we have next-get Dx12 GPUs.

Yes, that is also possible.
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Out of the GPUs listed, I would go with the 970 for what your doing. But both sides will be releasing new GPUs next year, as others mentioned, if you can wait that is your best option. I never did see where you mentioned which PSU you have. What are the rest of the components in your rig other than a 3770k (Which BTW there is nothing wrong with, its hardly outdated). Puts your specs in your signature and perhaps you can get some better recommendations.

Updated my Rig.

Sorry if I may have missed the part, but what is your current card ?
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Previously used an APU, today I don't have any. On board is the only used in my editing and it can't run any game. tongue.gif
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This ... hawaii cores are power hungry and you want to have a good psu

also look for 290X's they are going dirt cheap

I haven't kept up with PC components lately.....as you can see in my sig rig redface.gif But, I thought I read somewhere that you can flash the 390 bios on a 290, thus upgrading your 290 to 390?
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