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Question Should i upgrade my psu?

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Hi! I bought today a Sapphire radeon rx 550 pulse 4gb vram,on the box it says you should have a 400w psu or better,i have insert it to the pci-e slot,i plugged the hdmi and it doens't show anything. And so weirdly (i have rgb keyboard and mouse) my keyboard light up but my mouse didn't. So i started thinking if i should upgrade the psu from 500w that i have now to 600-650-700w one.

P.s. If i unplug the card from the pci-e slot and open on intel hd graphics (integrated one) it opens and shows all (i aleardy disabled the integrated card)

i5-2400 3.1 ghz
4 gb ram ddr 3
 
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Yes it's new i bought it like yesterday
And yes the hdmi was plugged into gpu
I can't put the pic
It says:

AC INPUT: 230vac 50-60hz

DC: +3.3V +5V +12V -12V + 5Vsb
OUTPUT: 8A 10A 13.5A 0.3A 2A

MAX 250W for
COMBINED POWER 500W Desktop PC
 
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That PSU has essentially 150w on the 12v rail, so it is definitely not a 500w, and not even a 250w.

You need a replacement.

Even a basic EVGA W1 500w would be alright for a i5 2400 and RX550. Although i would concider a better psu if you plan on upgrading in the future.
https://www.newegg.com/evga-100-w1-500-kr-500w/p/N82E16817438016?Item=N82E16817438016&nm_mc=AFC-RAN-COM&cm_mmc=AFC-RAN-COM&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_source=afc-PCPartPicker&AFFID=2558510&AFFNAME=PCPartPicker&ACRID=1&ASID=https://pcpartpicker.com/product/XCjG3C/evga-power-supply-100w10500kr&ranMID=44583&ranEAID=2558510&ranSiteID=8BacdVP0GFs-SfSORSNlXMAG8oARNPvg3A
Even though both are "500w" the EVGA has 3 times as much actual output on the 12v rail.
 
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That PSU has essentially 150w on the 12v rail, so it is definitely not a 500w, and not even a 250w.

You need a replacement.

Even a basic EVGA W1 500w would be alright for a i5 2400 and RX550. Although i would concider a better psu if you plan on upgrading in the future.
https://www.newegg.com/evga-100-w1-500-kr-500w/p/N82E16817438016?Item=N82E16817438016&nm_mc=AFC-RAN-COM&cm_mmc=AFC-RAN-COM&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_source=afc-PCPartPicker&AFFID=2558510&AFFNAME=PCPartPicker&ACRID=1&ASID=https://pcpartpicker.com/product/XCjG3C/evga-power-supply-100w10500kr&ranMID=44583&ranEAID=2558510&ranSiteID=8BacdVP0GFs-SfSORSNlXMAG8oARNPvg3A
Even though both are "500w" the EVGA has 3 times as much actual output on the 12v rail.
Thx so much
 
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