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I currently have a 600w power supply but its not certified or anything (seems like a cheapo to me)

but it has worked fine for the past year. getting a new gpu dat requires 8pin and dis psu only has 1 6pin so i thought y not upgrade. im not looking for more wattage necessarily i just want a certified psu that isnt above 60$ usd and can handle my new rig:

fx-6300 oc'd @ 4.2
rx 480 (havent ordered yet but will be either msi or ROG Strix)
Gigabyte ga-78lmt-usb3 mobo / 8gb ram
1tb HDD
and a DVD drive if dat matters xD

thanks for your help :)
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  1. I'm a fan of Corsair HX/HXi and AX/AXi series, but check this list for an appropriate PSU for your need/budget...

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html

    Understanding your budget, please note that although the least sexy component of the PC, it is arguably the most important for long-term reliability. You will see many issues reported here on Tom's forums due to failed/failing PSUs, so do weigh that in your consideration.
  2. Best answer
    Samletemknow said:
    I currently have a 600w power supply but its not certified or anything (seems like a cheapo to me)

    but it has worked fine for the past year. getting a new gpu dat requires 8pin and dis psu only has 1 6pin so i thought y not upgrade. im not looking for more wattage necessarily i just want a certified psu that isnt above 60$ usd and can handle my new rig:

    fx-6300 oc'd @ 4.2
    rx 480 (havent ordered yet but will be either msi or ROG Strix)
    Gigabyte ga-78lmt-usb3 mobo / 8gb ram
    1tb HDD
    and a DVD drive if dat matters xD

    thanks for your help :)




    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $59.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-12-29 20:39 EST-0500
  3. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Samletemknow said:
    I currently have a 600w power supply but its not certified or anything (seems like a cheapo to me)

    but it has worked fine for the past year. getting a new gpu dat requires 8pin and dis psu only has 1 6pin so i thought y not upgrade. im not looking for more wattage necessarily i just want a certified psu that isnt above 60$ usd and can handle my new rig:

    fx-6300 oc'd @ 4.2
    rx 480 (havent ordered yet but will be either msi or ROG Strix)
    Gigabyte ga-78lmt-usb3 mobo / 8gb ram
    1tb HDD
    and a DVD drive if dat matters xD

    thanks for your help :)




    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $59.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-12-29 20:39 EST-0500


    this psu has all the necessary cables to work wit my setup?
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