WIll the old Gigabyte ge 550A-d1 550 W handle my new pc?

Fred_pt

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Hi guys. I'm scrapping my 9 ish year old pc and looking to build a new one on a 650+- $ budget.
the list is this one, altough I'm looking to buy it in a particular store in my country:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/rhCT4D
Will my psu be able do handle it without problems or should i look to buy a new one?
 

Lutfij

Titan
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Will not sugest you go for that PSU even if your life depended on it. Please follow this PSU tier list and this article to fully grasp why we frown upon cheap quality PSU's and the power requirements for your system.

That being said I'd recommend either of these three units:
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seasonic-power-supply-ssr650rm
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-220g20650y1
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650bbefx

You might have a better time following this guide in asking for build/upgrade advice so we can give you a better solution, pass on a follow up post on this thread and we can all chime in - work our way up from there...sound good?
 
Why 16GB ram?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus Z170-K ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($132.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($33.89 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 380 4GB Video Card ($204.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman R1 ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: XFX TS 650W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $669.83
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-05-19 08:04 EDT-0400
 

Fred_pt

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May 8, 2016
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Ty for your answers i will try to follow the steps in future posts.
In the link you gave me it suggested a 550W psu for the r9 380 any reason why u recomended 650 W?
As for the memory I think i will follow your advice and apply the savings on the psu =D.
Thx a lot
 

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