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80+ "White", the lowest tier of certification, is basically a participation trophy.

 

GENERALLY SPEAKING, higher efficiency PSU's are better and more reliable, because surprise surprise, more efficient components put off less heat and thus last longer.

 

Heres the "Official" PSU Tier list, IMO nothing B or lower is worth your time. B+ and up. 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

As long as there's a 80+ certification, the power supply, in most cases (pun totally intended) will not blow up right?

 

Some people say that below an 80+ bronze (including 80+) will more than likely cause you issues, so I just wanted to make this clear.

 


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Running on a laptop that's older than me in terms of physical and mental abilities

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CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700k 
COOLER: Noctua NH-D15
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RAM: G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 32GB - 3000 (16gb if money's low)

STORAGE: Samsung - 860 EVO - 1TB

VIDEO CARD: RTX 2080

CASE: NZXT - H700 (White)

PSU: NVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850W 

MONITORS: MSI - Optix MAG24C x2 

 
 
 
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Id say, it depends. there are Chinese brands that do that but actually isn't


Im with the mentaility of "IF IM NOT SURE IF ITS ENOUGH COOLING, GO OVERKILL"

 

PS: i cooled a Ryzen 5 3600(65W) with ID cooling SE207 (200W-250W tdp lol)

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For a Gaming PC i would not go below 80+ Gold.

Only Tier 1 comes in my Rigs too.


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The 80+ rating says nothing about how good a PSU is. E.g. the 80+ Gold EVGA G1 NEX is absolute garbage. 

There are also cases where the company sends a PSU to get certified, and then sells a different, worse PSU to consumers. 


 

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80+ "White", the lowest tier of certification, is basically a participation trophy.

 

GENERALLY SPEAKING, higher efficiency PSU's are better and more reliable, because surprise surprise, more efficient components put off less heat and thus last longer.

 

Heres the "Official" PSU Tier list, IMO nothing B or lower is worth your time. B+ and up. 

 


Brands I wholeheartedly reccomend (though do have flawed products): Apple, Razer, Corsair, Asus, Gigabyte, bequiet!, Noctua, CoolerMaster, GSkill (RAM only)

 

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Motherboard: MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  (Purchased For $120.00) 
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Storage: Western Digital Red 8 TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive  (Purchased For $180.00) 
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card  (Purchased For $370.00) 
Power Supply: Corsair RMi 1000 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply  (Purchased For $120.00) 
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer  (Purchased For $75.00) 
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Posted · Original PosterOP

My poor wallet oh no


                                      JOE? who that?

 

Running on a laptop that's older than me in terms of physical and mental abilities

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Peripherals

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                       NEW PC

CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700k 
COOLER: Noctua NH-D15
MOBO: ASRock - Z390 - Taichi
RAM: G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 32GB - 3000 (16gb if money's low)

STORAGE: Samsung - 860 EVO - 1TB

VIDEO CARD: RTX 2080

CASE: NZXT - H700 (White)

PSU: NVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850W 

MONITORS: MSI - Optix MAG24C x2 

 
 
 
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Posted · Original PosterOP

Aight, I'm gonna look extensively. Thanks guys


                                      JOE? who that?

 

Running on a laptop that's older than me in terms of physical and mental abilities

------ 

Peripherals

----------------

 

---------------------------------------------------

                       NEW PC

CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700k 
COOLER: Noctua NH-D15
MOBO: ASRock - Z390 - Taichi
RAM: G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 32GB - 3000 (16gb if money's low)

STORAGE: Samsung - 860 EVO - 1TB

VIDEO CARD: RTX 2080

CASE: NZXT - H700 (White)

PSU: NVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850W 

MONITORS: MSI - Optix MAG24C x2 

 
 
 
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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, OlympicAssEater said:

Your poor computer is going to blow up!

Heh, don't worry, my paranoia exceeds even my expectations


                                      JOE? who that?

 

Running on a laptop that's older than me in terms of physical and mental abilities

------ 

Peripherals

----------------

 

---------------------------------------------------

                       NEW PC

CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700k 
COOLER: Noctua NH-D15
MOBO: ASRock - Z390 - Taichi
RAM: G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 32GB - 3000 (16gb if money's low)

STORAGE: Samsung - 860 EVO - 1TB

VIDEO CARD: RTX 2080

CASE: NZXT - H700 (White)

PSU: NVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850W 

MONITORS: MSI - Optix MAG24C x2 

 
 
 
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5 minutes ago, Techpenguin101 said:

My poor wallet oh no

honestly you can sometimes get tier B/B+ PSUs for as little as $25 USD these days.

 


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It's like saying something is UL Listed
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