Will A 500w Psu Be Good Enough For This System?

This is the power supply: http://www.amazon.co.uk/OCZ-OCZ-CXS500W-UK-CoreXStream-Series-Supply/dp/B007SU2QRK/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1351437298&sr=8-8
Will it be able to run this system? :
Core i5 3570k
8gb RAM
Radeon HD 7770 or 6850

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2 Responses to “Will A 500w Psu Be Good Enough For This System?”

  1. Adolf says:

    It’s close, but I think it’ll work.
    But I see you’re getting the K series CPU, so you want to overclock it? If so, get like a 650 or something.

  2. Adrian says:

    Barely, I would not recommend it. It is a dual rail +12V design, and that requires you to do the load balancing on both rails, as to not overload any one rail.
    For a higher end system with higher end video, like yours, do not skimp on the PSU. Get at least a 600-700W PSU, one preferable with a single rail +12V design. A good quality, name brand PSU with 550W single rail +12V would be ok as well.

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