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xfx 550w or evga 500w?

jaggysnake57

68 months ago

hi looking for a bit of advice please

this is my build

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor Purchased For £143.00
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler £25.45 @ Scan.co.uk
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Purchased For £101.00
Memory Corsair Vengeance 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Purchased For £33.00
Memory Corsair Vengeance 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £31.68 @ Scan.co.uk
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk Purchased For £0.00
Storage Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For £0.00
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For £0.00
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card Purchased For £189.00
Case Enermax ECA3253-BW ATX Mid Tower Case -
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply £46.98 @ Aria PC
Case Fan Arctic Cooling Arctic F12 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan Purchased For £3.50
Case Fan Cooler Master R4-L2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan £5.27 @ Ebuyer
Speakers Logitech Z506 155W 5.1ch Speakers Purchased For £30.00
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. £608.88
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-10 11:45 BST+0100

i have narrowed it down to these 2 PSUs

xfx 550w or evga 500w

given that the build will use nearly 400w as is and i will probebly add fans and maybe hdd do you go with the 500 or the 550?

or do you have a third choice

Comments

  • 68 months ago
  • 2 points

Extra power headroom is nice if you plan to overclock your system plus XFX makes quality PSUs (many using reference Seasonic designs).

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

only on the gpu if it will but i see your point with the the xfx

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

xfx

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

so after some resaerch it looks like i could strech to the corsair cx600 bulider series psu so now what you you go with?

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  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

XFX.

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