Old PSU for new rig???

Greetings! I have just purchased the following for my gaming rig

MSI GTX 1060 6GB
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
MSI BM350 Motherboard
2x8GB Crucial Ballistix DDR 4 RAM @2400 MHz
Samsung 250GB SSD

The only thing bugging me is my PSU. God knows how long I've had it lying around but it's been about a year since I've been using after my last one died. It's a Cooler Master RP-550-PCAR @550W. Wattage seems to be ok, but I just want to know that it won't fry everything.

Thanks in advance! And please pardon my naivete if I have displayed any.
Reply to eaglemos
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  1. Not the best, but should be OK for the load that your system would introduce... at least until you can replace it. I wouldn't do any OC'ing with it tho. The review says it will cook if it reaches its rated wattage.
    Reply to clutchc
  2. More of a honest answer that power supply would make a good door stop and nothing else I would not use it in a PC.
    384 watts on the 12 volt rail nothing close to 550.
    +3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@16A,+12V2@16A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.0A
    Reply to Zerk2012
  3. Zerk2012 said:
    More of a honest answer that power supply would make a good door stop and nothing else I would not use it in a PC.
    384 watts on the 12 volt rail nothing close to 550.
    +3.3V@20A,+5V@20A,+12V1@16A,+12V2@16A,-12V@0.8A,+5VSB@2.0A

    "a good door stop and nothing else". That's a bit harsh. I used the Extreme Power Plus 700w (RS-700-PCAA-E3) that came in my Cooler Master HAF 922 case, for several years and never had any problems with it. Going out and buying one for his build is one thing, but since he already has it on hand, the price is right. It's not going to "fry everything" in his system.
    Reply to rocktalkrock
  4. I do agree with Zerk although being abit harsh. When buying nice new components like that you just are not going to rely on an old and low quality psu you have laying around,you get a nice new good quality one with the new parts.
    If rebates are an option could he get this one for under $40 which is a nice deal,
    https://pcpartpicker.com/product/3hkwrH/corsair-power-supply-cp9020102na
    Reply to Vic 40
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