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Is it PSU upgrade time?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey all! I am in the middle of building a pc and I've run across a power supply problem. I currently have a 450 watt psu from a pervious upgrade I did. I ran my components through Outervission and Newegg psu calculators and I got a 376 rating on Outervision and a 496 psu rating on Newegg. Can I get by with a 450 watt power supply or do I need to get a new one? Responds to this thread is appreciated.        

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What are the specs of the new build? What exact model is the psu?


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Posted · Original PosterOP

My current PSU is a corsair 450 watt gold rated psu. I have an Intel i7 5820k with a possible 1080 ti founders edition card. 

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2 minutes ago, Upgrade875 said:

corsair 450 watt gold

Exact model?


|| CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x @ 4.2GHz 1.4v || CPU Cooling: Wraith Prism (Upgrade to 212 Black Pending) || Motherboard: B450 Tomahawk MAX || RAM: C-DIE LPX @ 3266MHz 15-17-17-20 1.45v slightly tuned subs || Storage1x MX500 500GB 1x WD Blue 1TB 5400RPM || GPU: Gaming OC 5700XT @ 2010 Core // 1800 Mem || Case: H510 Matte Black || PSU: RM550x || Monitors: 2x KG281K || Keyboard: Tecknet Wired Membrane || Mouse: Tecknet Wired Mouse || Headphones: Platinum Wireless || Mic: Inbuilt (Upgrade to Yeti Nano Pending) || Console: PS4 Pro 1TB || Phone: iPhone X || Earphones: AirPods Pro || Watch: Apple Watch Series 2

 

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6 minutes ago, Upgrade875 said:

My current PSU is a corsair 450 watt gold rated psu. I have an Intel i7 5820k with a possible 1080 ti founders edition card. 

 

3 minutes ago, Upgrade875 said:

Sorry... not a 1080 ti- just a 1080. 

I'm guessing it's the CS450M...? Should be fine


 

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3 minutes ago, Upgrade875 said:

the model is a Rps0126 psu

after some googling, that shows as the corsair CV450

https://www.corsair.com/us/en/Categories/Products/Power-Supply-Units/Power-Supply-Units-General-Purpose/CV-Series™/p/CP-9020209-NA#tab-overview

 

are you sure you have a 450 watt 80 Plus gold unit?

 

if its the CV, would recommend replacing it

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1 hour ago, Upgrade875 said:

My current PSU is a corsair 450 watt gold rated psu. I have an Intel i7 5820k with a possible 1080 ti founders edition card. 

You shouldn't use a double forward group regulated PSU, like the CV450, with a 1080 TI.

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1 hour ago, yash5599 said:

go with astleast 550w gold rated

no. effiency doeant mean anything. There are somne platinum/titanium units that aree worse than gold or silver units.


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10 hours ago, Upgrade875 said:

Sorry... not a 1080 ti- just a 1080. 

So is it the GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition? If so, then no, I would go a little higher with a 500-550 watt power supply at a minimum, like the one linked below. 

 

Link: CORSAIR TX-M Series TX550M


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20 hours ago, SavageNeo said:

no. effiency doeant mean anything. There are somne platinum/titanium units that aree worse than gold or silver units.

ok but go with atleast 550 watts... there should be legroom for the components to stretch😜   

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5 hours ago, yash5599 said:

ok but go with atleast 550 watts... there should be legroom for the components to stretch😜   

what?

 

what is 'legroom for the components to stretch'?

 

a 3950x and a 2080ti can run on a 450w.


|| CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x @ 4.2GHz 1.4v || CPU Cooling: Wraith Prism (Upgrade to 212 Black Pending) || Motherboard: B450 Tomahawk MAX || RAM: C-DIE LPX @ 3266MHz 15-17-17-20 1.45v slightly tuned subs || Storage1x MX500 500GB 1x WD Blue 1TB 5400RPM || GPU: Gaming OC 5700XT @ 2010 Core // 1800 Mem || Case: H510 Matte Black || PSU: RM550x || Monitors: 2x KG281K || Keyboard: Tecknet Wired Membrane || Mouse: Tecknet Wired Mouse || Headphones: Platinum Wireless || Mic: Inbuilt (Upgrade to Yeti Nano Pending) || Console: PS4 Pro 1TB || Phone: iPhone X || Earphones: AirPods Pro || Watch: Apple Watch Series 2

 

My words of advice:

Don't buy Cherry Browns.

Don't play Overwatch. I've hate the game yet I play it every day.

Wireless > Lighter Mice

Silence > Temps for Coolers

Get a good PSU

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