Can a Dell 330w sustain gaming loads of a RX570 + i5-8400?

HYPERTiZ

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My current build is -

i5-8400
ASUS ROG STRIX Z370i ITX
2x8GB DDR4 2114MHz
WD Blue 500GB M.2
HGST 1TB 2.5" 7200RPM HDD
Kingston 120GB SVNOW300 SSD
(to a Seagate Buracuda 2.5" 2TB 5400RPM HDD or run them both if safe?)

Gigabyte ITX GTX970 4GB

NFC Skyreach 4 Mini (R2)

HDPLEX 400W DC-ATX Adapter

Dell 330W AC DC Adapter (may upgrade to a pending 400W HDPLEX AC DC Internal Adapter)

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I played Far Cry 5 and noted it drew 265w (peak load) but averages more or so around 230-250w while running Far Cry 5.

I know the reference GTX 970 recommends 500w and the RX570 recommends 450w. So I was wondering if it is safe in terms of wattage- as there arent a specific power supply recommendations with the RX570 sapphire pulse itx in particular.

Thank you everyone for your time and help.
 
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RelentlesSausage

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The dell 330 could hold that no problem. Josh (Not From Concentrate) on his youtube channel stress tested a 8700k and a gtx 1080 on it for around a day if I recall correctly. It should be able to do that no problem. most companies over estimate and mini itx uses less power than a normal mid tower atx build. So yes it could do what you are trying to do and much more than what you are throwing at it.
 
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HYPERTiZ

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Also psu wattage calculators overestimate a huge amount of watts most of the time so don't look at them like they are telling the truth! :)
I went to a computer store and the shop owner claimed that i'd have required a 450w *points to site with PSU suggestion of 450w* - while ironically i'm running the GTX970 that is meant to have 500w that I ordered from his shop.

I can see why PSU creators urge on the safe side - for those people who may do worst case scenarios & assuming psu age over time too?

the RX570 would actually use less power wouldnt it in this case? (Sapphire ITX PULSE 4GB model)

Thank you for your comment RelentlesSausage! :D
 
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HYPERTiZ

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No problem! I would like to see your build come to life!:)
This is the imgur link of a old photoshoot I took months ago though - been meaning to make a building video but kept getting interrupted mainly due to time constraints my friend has a nice rent room with white walls and a retractable white roll for photoshoots along with beautiful lighting at day time.

i5-8400
2x8GB DDR4 2114MHz
ASUS Z370i ITX
GIGABYTE GTX970 ITX
WD Blue M.2 500GB
HGST/Hitachi 1TB 2.5" 7200RPM HDD
HDPLEX 400W DC-ATX PSU
Dell 330W AC-DC Adapter

I sorta found it funny he was like you'll need 450w psu (for RX570) - when ironically here I am with a GTX 970 that is recommended to want a 500w.
(Pulls 230-260w Far Cry 5 via Kogan Power Meter)

 
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