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  1. yeah i think so, lets take the evga 600 GD at "mercado libre mx" cheapest one from reliable seller is worth 1899 mx / 20 = $94 dollars, RM750 would be $116 give or take few bucks, EVGA 500 GD price is $73. CX550M = $63 CX650 (non-modular) = $66
  2. nope, unfotunately can't find Antec psu's anymore, it's almost like the company didn't want to sell anything ever again in mexico, sure you can find some but not like evga or cooler master, they are everywhere plus plenty of rebranded chinese psu's. (also Rosewill and Bequiet are non existent here, that sux) And yeah this psu did very well, 7 years and still rocking, i hope my next psu last as long as this antec, seven !"#!$@ years im proud of this lil guy but it's time to retire him and have it as backup in case of new psu malfunction or just to power up old potatos like my hewlett packard pc from 2007 lol loaded with games like warcraft 3, age of empires, jedi knight II and more.
  3. lmao that's the very reason why i was looking for >600w psu's oh god .... so there's no way this 100w card (gtx 1650 super) can draw over 200w or more power and the whole potato takes like 300w or less, jesus christ, i should change my nickname to "derpyburrito" asap, so my potato is ok with any good 500-550 psu, now i have to find something worth the price, if i can't find a good Corsair below 600w i'll wait and get the EVGA GD 500w or 600w (as GoldenLag told me to jesus that guy must think i do drugs or somethign).
  4. I wanna give a good retirement to my 7y old Antec 520w High Current Gamer HCG, it's been working for countless hours with no problems so far (thank god) and powering different systems (my old AM3+ potato), that's why i was looking at 600w> or more powerful psu's but it seems i don't need such power, the problem is that i can't find good 500-600w psu's and when i do find something good the price diff is so ridiculous that makes me hesitate and think twice before hitting that "BUY" button eg: EVGA 500w GD vs 700 GD price difference is about 15 dollars, i'm a newbie and when i see the RM750 for just 110 dollars and then EVGA GD 500w for $75 makes me want to pick RM750 over non-modular and less powerful units But but... the psu calculator sites... saying i consume over 350w and that i should pick 600-650w psu's That's not the worst, somewhere i read GTX 1650 and 1660 draw as much as 200w+ at high loads while gaming, is it true or im just a dumb newb and i got confused with the GPU max load and the total system power consumption OMG this is like someone who just needs a glass of water but wants to drink a whole galon instead, so 600w that should be tops right? 700 is overkill and i loss efficiency, sounds like having RM750 running with my potato is kinda dumb anyway im going to search for 500-600w psu's right now. btw nope, can't find either TX550M or RM550X. Big problem is that im from mexico, here the hardware price is ridiculous, sometimes is cheaper than US (idk why) but mostly way more expensive, i have to pay 75 US for the EVGA 500w GD and this is the funny part, the price for RM750 is 100-110 US thats a big what the .!"#! I'm looking everywhere in the mexican amazon and this "mercado libre" website (Very famous in latin america it's like bestbuy or newegg) plus many online stores, the best i could find was Corsair CX550M and Corsair CX650 both 80 bronze and well they look meh, i think both are tier B and B+ im gonna call tomorrow to make sure those are not refurbished psu's (there's something very weird here in mexico, most Corsair psu's being sold as refurbished idk why).
  5. Edit: Well guys, it seems i was wrong while looking for >700w psu's, my computer doesn't need such power nor will take advantage of having too much wattage, what i need is 500w or 600w tops nothing more, you can read all the fuss in case you are like me, someone who wants to buy overkill psu's to power up potato pc lol. Hello there, few weeks ago i made a topic asking for help to choose some cheap reliable psu, the EVGA 600 GD (2019) was the winner but the store where i get my stuff run out of 600w version so the only ones i have left to choose from were Cooler Master MWE 650 80 bronze and Gigabyte B700H 80 bronze as well BUT... I was thinking "cmon man, you can get something better..." so i was checking and i can get the next PSU's: Corsair 750w TX750M 80 Gold, semi-modular - part number/id: CP-9020131-NA (Tier A) Corsair 750w RM750 80 Gold, fully modular - part number/id: CP-9020195-NA (Tier A) EVGA 650w 650 GQ 80 Gold, semi modular - part number/id: 210-GQ-0650-V1 (Tier B) EVGA 700w 700 GD 80 Gold, not modular - part number/id: 100-GD-0700-V1 (Tier B) Each one have very good reviews at newegg, amazon and random websites, i'd say RM750 looks like the best choice but there's no way my potato can take advantage of 700w, according to psu calculator sites and LTT users like GoldenLag and rares495 my potato should be fine with any good 500w psu (Ryzen 1300x, 2x 8gb ddr4 ram, GTX 1650 Super, 1 HDD 1TB, 1 SSD 500gb, dvd-rw drive, hyper 212 evo cooler, 2x 120mm fans with rgb, front usb 3.0 panel) but i could always add more fans, rgb and gonna upgrade potato CPU in few months also can't find good psu's below 700w nothing beyond bronze or refurbished and good price, so what do you think? ps: hmm it seems RM750 has two versions, one very old from 2013 or something with RM colored yellow and 2019 version with all letters colored white & grey. BTW im very sorry if im breaking any rules by making a 2nd topic wiht almost the same subject, 1s one was about cheap reliable psu's.
  6. dremel/drill and/or linesman/nose pliers
  7. imo any 2nd hand gtx750ti or 1050ti lol but don't listen to me i'm a newbie, nvidia works good with blender u can use the cuda cores option for fast gpu rendering.
  8. EVGA 600 GD out of stock, now i have to choose between 700 GD, CM MWE 600w or Gigabyte B700H, you told me MWE 600w was the plan B that's cool but over 700 GD? damn this sucks lol
  9. All right, i'll check gtx 1650 s availability, one day you can see a good deal with huge stock then next day price goes up for 10-30 dollars and no units available, that's mexico. Rog Strix ver is the choice, if can't find it next week imma get any other ver, i know im making a big deal bout low tier gpu but as i said, im paying $220 (there's no better price here believe me) plus new PSU.
  10. ohhh no, not the 1660 i wish lol, can't afford such thing here in mexico, well yeah i could but damn, what's the price in USA for 1660 super? 240 us? well here i have to pay 280-300 ikr that sucks. plus gotta change my old psu.
  11. Awesome, i'll get the strix Only problem is the connectors, my old Benq secondary monitors gonna be useless since both dont have any HDMI just vga and dvi-d, my main monitor is OK it has hdmi. What about those cheap "dvi to hdmi" adapters/converter? do you think that could work to keep my 2nd monitors?
  12. Greetings! I have this old 2013 "Revolt" ibuypower i-series 504 desktop computer that randomly with no apparent reason whatsoever goes nuts and loses video signal, it can take 30 minutes, one hour, sometimes 2 hours or just 5 minutes and then poof, bye bye video signal, screen goes black and different monitors say "there's no signal srry m8" jk I've tried with 3 different monitors, cables and connectors (DVI-D, VGA, HDMI) and nope, nothing, removed the HD7700 radeon card and it's been working for more than 5 hours with no problems so it's the HD 7770 huh? well maybe, because the PSU is just a tiny, skinny 17a on 12v and it says total output shouldn't exceed 250w lmao sure maybe this potato doesn't need moar power but damn this thing is so small and thin, anyway i put in back the HD 7700 and the computer looks good so far no video signal lost yet so im totally lost here, maybe it was some driver malfunction or windows power settings (sleep, hybernation, idk) btw this my friends potato not mine, the "display signal issue" happened very quickly there at my friend house so ... maybe his cables or room electric wiring, sockets, nobreak voltage regulator are defective??
  13. The online store where i get my stuff from doesn't have EVGA, MSI or anyother GTX1650 Super, just Asus and Gigabyte, btw what do you think about that one? the gigabyte in the last picture. All the asus (and the gigabyte) cards have pretty much the same price, about $200-210 us dollars (yeah, thats what mexicans like myself must pay for low tier hardware) Local stores sell GTX1650 Super for $250-260 US. So Phoenix series are OK, the TUF could be noisy and less efficient due small/compact design (higher temp i guess) and Strix is meh, i can buy any coz the price difference is about 2-3 dollars, that's why im so confused
  14. Greetings! I was wondering if there's a real, significant difference between the next 3 gpu's all of them GTX 1650 Super by Asus, the TUF version has slightly more "boost clock" but that's it, can't find any other difference besides the obvious like the appearence, size, fans, connectors and Phoenix ver doesn't have backplate, Rog Strix version has some little RBG in the "republic of gamers" logo, i'm asking coz maybe one model runs hotter, noisy, have malfunctions or something undesirable. I'm going to get one very soon and so far TUF is my choice, i know RX580 is cheaper and better value card but which GTX 1650 super would you pick from the next list? ps: i'll check rx580 and 5500 XT anyway, ty. - ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER OC Edition 4GB GDDR6 https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/TUF-GTX1650S-O4G-GAMING/ - ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER Advanced Edition 4GB GDDR6 https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/ROG-STRIX-GTX1650S-A4G-GAMING/ - ASUS Phoenix GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER OC Edition 4GB GDDR6 https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/PH-GTX1650S-O4G/overview/ https://www.gigabyte.com/Graphics-Card/GV-N165SWF2OC-4GD#kf I like the gigabyte design.
  15. i just took apart an old "Revolt ibuypower 504" computer and found some tiny green firefly inside, obviously poor thing was dead already but the thing that gave me the creeps was this weird amber, yellowish round thing near the gpu like some decomposed candy or something, this computer has never been opened before and it has layers and moar layers of aluminium plates so i wonder how the !"#!#$@ that thing show up there, i bet it was some bug egg sac or something nasty.
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