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Is Corsair vs550 any good guys?

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It's not great


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Group regulated, so it doesn't make sense. You shouldn't use it with any system that actually requires 550W. So don't buy it. 


 

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9 minutes ago, Zerkan said:

So is it good, meh or even bad?? Thanks in advance!!

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1 hour ago, Zerkan said:

So is it good, meh or even bad?? Thanks in advance!!

 

What are your system specs?

 

The VS is Corsairs lowest end PSU, it's not all that great.

 

If your specs aren't that high it might be OK.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

 The cpu atm is an i3 2100 which I will upgrade to an i5 2500k or i5 3570k and the rest of the part I have rn is radeon hd 6870, 12 gb ram, 1 ssd, 1 hdd, 1 cd drive.

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38 minutes ago, Zerkan said:

 The cpu atm is an i3 2100 which I will upgrade to an i5 2500k or i5 3570k and the rest of the part I have rn is radeon hd 6870, 12 gb ram, 1 ssd, 1 hdd, 1 cd drive.

 

Better to get a higher grade PSU then.

 

 


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3 hours ago, Zerkan said:

 The cpu atm is an i3 2100 which I will upgrade to an i5 2500k or i5 3570k and the rest of the part I have rn is radeon hd 6870, 12 gb ram, 1 ssd, 1 hdd, 1 cd drive.

Completely agree with @imajerec that a Corsair CX or CXM model PSU would be better suited.  The VS550 isn't a bad PSU, it is just better suited for different applications than what you are putting together.  Depending on where you're located, CX and CXM PSU's are pretty close in price, and you should be able to find a good deal on one.  Let me know if you have any questions.

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5 hours ago, Corsair Nick said:

Completely agree with @imajerec that a Corsair CX or CXM model PSU would be better suited.  The VS550 isn't a bad PSU, it is just better suited for different applications than what you are putting together.  Depending on where you're located, CX and CXM PSU's are pretty close in price, and you should be able to find a good deal on one.  Let me know if you have any questions.

 

4 hours ago, Simonsen said:

Mine died a couple of weeks ago after two years. I would recommend something different, just to be on the safe side

Alright!! Thanks guys, have a good day :)

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42 minutes ago, hello_there_123 said:

group regulated despite what corsair's website says so pretty bad

Where on Corsair's website does it say that it's not group regulated?


 

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Women. They are a complete mystery.

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I think the hoomans put their builds here?

Why do you hoomans give your builds a name? Here's my build, which I shall call "Do as I Say, Not As I Do" (seriously, don't get this build)

Spoiler

Ryzen 1500X @3,925 GHz

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo + 2x ML120

MSI B350 Tomahawk Arctic

2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000 MHz CL15 (Micron B-die) @2933 MHz

Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X @1120 MHz / 1450 MHz

120GB 850 Evo

120GB Kingston SSD

500GB WD Blue

Cooler Master Elite 430

Seasonic Prime Titanium 650W

Logitech G710 with Kailh Box Jade

Logitech G502

HyperX Cloud

And my laptop, which I shall call "If It's Stupid But It Works" (It can actually play CS:GO at 50 FPS, and Civ V at 25 FPS)

Spoiler

Lenovo Thinkpad L460

Intel Core i3 6100U

4GB (probably) DDR4 2133 MHz

Intel HD Graphics 520 0.3-1.0 GHz

128GB Samsung MZ7LF128HCHP

Corsair M65 Pro RGB (worst mouse I've ever had)

Sennheiser CX 5.00G

And here would be where I would put a picture of my cat. But apparently, images are not allowed here. So take this instead (*ΦωΦ*)

Hello fellow night theme users

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2 hours ago, hello_there_123 said:

Shoot i was thinking about the rifle fan thing and that turned into my comment. whoops

Corsair's website doesn't say VS has rifle bearing fan either.

 

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