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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey y'all! Kinda new to the whole PC master race/building experience......but here's my deal.......

 

I've put a system together with a P8H61-M LX PLUS R2.0 mobo, E3 1245 V2 CPU, 8 gigs of Patriot Viper III Ram, and a newly (used) acquired MSI 970 OC GPU and Rocketfish 700 watt PSU. 

 

Now, before I changed out the GPU and PSU I was running a GTX 750 ti and a standard power supply, and everything worked fine. After changing both GPU and PSU I've had nothing but problems.......

 

The comp loads, and runs simple programs (YouTube and such), but when trying to run any game or anything graphically demanding the computer reboots.......and displays the message about Asus detected a surge coming from the power supply and shut down

 

My question is.......is it the PSU? Because I've reinstalled my 750 ti and the problem never happened (big difference in wattage and such between GPUs), or is this 970 buggered (even tho it plays videos and such in 1440p)? 

 

Any help would be awesome! 

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Yeah that PSU looks really bad to power a GTX 970, replace it asap. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP

What would your suggestion be on a new PSU? Now mind you, I don't have a ton of money to spend on these things (father of a family of 4). 

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6 minutes ago, skelly69 said:

 

Small tip, When replying to someone hit the little Reply button( image.png.02b7d4d2171070bfa3d394e1133ecfc7.png) . So they get the notification you said something 

Just go with a EVGA or Corsair Power supply. They are relatively cheap used, or even pretty cheap new.

 


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Posted · Original PosterOP
4 minutes ago, K i a r a said:

Small tip, When replying to someone hit the little Reply button( image.png.02b7d4d2171070bfa3d394e1133ecfc7.png) . So they get the notification you said something 

Just go with a EVGA or Corsair Power supply. They are relatively cheap used, or even pretty cheap new.

 

Ahhhhhhh ok! New to this site! Thank you for the suggestion. I was looking at the EVGA PSUs on that Evgabstock site. Would those be worth it? 

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You need to buy a power supply from a reputable brand, which doesn't lie on the label or exaggerate the specifications.

 

The GTX 970 requires 180 watts to run, GTX 750ti uses up to around 60 watts.

It's quite possible that power supply can't handle the extra 120 watts or so that the new power supply needs.

 

You would be fine even with a 450w power supply, but it has to be a "real" 450w (or more), that Rocketfish doesn't do 700w.

 

The cheapest I can recommend are these :

45$ Corsair VS 450 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply (CP-9020170-NA) - PCPartPicker

47$ Thermaltake Smart 600 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply (PS-SPD-0600NPCWUS-W) - PCPartPicker

54$ Corsair CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (CP-9020120-NA) - PCPartPicker

54$ Corsair VS 550 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply (CP-9020171-NA) - PCPartPicker

 

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
45 minutes ago, mariushm said:

You need to buy a power supply from a reputable brand, which doesn't lie on the label or exaggerate the specifications.

 

The GTX 970 requires 180 watts to run, GTX 750ti uses up to around 60 watts.

It's quite possible that power supply can't handle the extra 120 watts or so that the new power supply needs.

 

You would be fine even with a 450w power supply, but it has to be a "real" 450w (or more), that Rocketfish doesn't do 700w.

 

The cheapest I can recommend are these :

45$ Corsair VS 450 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply (CP-9020170-NA) - PCPartPicker

47$ Thermaltake Smart 600 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply (PS-SPD-0600NPCWUS-W) - PCPartPicker

54$ Corsair CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (CP-9020120-NA) - PCPartPicker

54$ Corsair VS 550 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply (CP-9020171-NA) - PCPartPicker

 

 

 

Beauty! Thanks for the info buds! 

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