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Posted (edited) · Original PosterOP

Is this power supply reliable ? https://www.aliexpress.com/item/33006830599.html

 

In the title it is mentioned that it is 400W PSU but in the description it says 'Power: rated 300w (peak above 400w)'

 

I bought it off aliexpress for a K39 case. I planning for Ryzen 3600 and NVidia 1660Ti. Can this PSU handle that ?

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no. CX550W 2017.


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| RAM: 8 single-channel DDR4 2333mhz |

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 | GPU: MX-150 4Gb 25 TDP |

| Monitor: LGMK430H-B |

| Audio: JBL 450BT Wireless Headset |

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It doesn't look reliable to me...


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A PSU is something you probably shouldn't cheap out on. A cheap/faulty PSU can destroy other components in your computer so it's better to stick with reliable brands.

 

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a server PSU they too cheap to make individual stickers for. I wouldn't trust


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Aliexpress is a meme, anyways, it would appear that the case in question is a very small form factor, and only FlexATX PSU’s


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4 minutes ago, Wolfycapt said:

no. CX550W 2017.

The CX is not a Flex ATX PSU. 

 

7 minutes ago, Antony007 said:

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Flex ATX PSU's are a tricky one, none are fantastic. I certainly would not trust the one you got. I really would only look at options from SeaSonic or Silverstone. I got a SeaSonic 300W 80+ Gold Flex ATX PSU recently for one of my systems, it's rated decently for reliability. I'd probably suggest this though:

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/cDndnQ/silverstone-350-w-80-gold-certified-flex-atx-power-supply-sst-fx350-g


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7 minutes ago, JM21 said:

The CX is not a Flex ATX PSU. 

 

Flex ATX PSU's are a tricky one, none are fantastic. I certainly would not trust the one you got. I really would only look at options from SeaSonic or Silverstone. I got a SeaSonic 300W 80+ Gold Flex ATX PSU recently for one of my systems, it's rated decently for reliability. I'd probably suggest this though:

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/cDndnQ/silverstone-350-w-80-gold-certified-flex-atx-power-supply-sst-fx350-g

Thank you. But unfortunately the above is not deliverable to india. I will try to speak with some local retailers. But is 350W enough for ryzen 3600 and nvidia 1660ti?

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8 minutes ago, Antony007 said:

Thank you. But unfortunately the above is not deliverable to india. I will try to speak with some local retailers. But is 350W enough for ryzen 3600 and nvidia 1660ti?

350W from a quality PSU is going to be okay, the ideal is a 400W+ from a reputable brand with good reviews. 

 

EDIT: Again, Flex ATX PSU's are tricky, not much available, most of what is available is garbage.


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Fake logos are a pretty good indicator that the product is garbage.


I do like the intelligence level shown by using a black background on the sticker and filling in the box to mark which model it is with a black marker pen. Instead of colouring in inside the box to mark it they colour the outline of the box itself. Brilliant. I do wonder if there's any difference between any of the models or if they just colour in whatever they feel like that day at the factory.


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