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Posted · Original PosterOP

So I'm building a mining rig (don't scream at me I'm using a single 380X that I bought a long time ago, also power cost isn't an issue) and I need a PSU


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I was thinking CX550M but I'm not sure as the GPU will be under full load 24/7, I'd like it to be as cheap as possible without blowing up.

 

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CX550m would be fine.


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It'll be good with the CX550M since only the GPU (assuming you're only GPU mining) will be at full load.

 

Edit: Have you checked how much you'll make per month from mining and how much Gold would save over Bronze in said month?


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Posted · Original PosterOP
14 minutes ago, ARikozuM said:

It'll be good with the CX550M since only the GPU (assuming you're only GPU mining) will be at full load.

 

Edit: Have you checked how much you'll make per month from mining and how much Gold would save over Bronze in said month?

I still live with parents (I'm 14) so power cost isn't really a problem.


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The real question is what are mining JK, tho that can be important, dont want to waste your time on bitcoin. The CX550M should be fine, if power was important I'd recommend a higher efficiency rating like the corsair SF450 but only if you're only gpu mining should you drop wattage. But since power isnt an issue, just pickup the 550 its a s solid 50$ option. rather than a 90$ option.

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CX550M

4 minutes ago, SinsOfSeven said:

The real question is what are mining JK, tho that can be important, dont want to waste your time on bitcoin. The CX550M should be fine, if power was important I'd recommend a higher efficiency rating like the corsair SF450 but only if you're only gpu mining should you drop wattage. But since power isnt an issue, just pickup the 550 its a s solid 50$ option. rather than a 90$ option.

SF450 is SFX, not really good option. Would recommend SeaSonic G or EVGA G3 over that.


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Just now, JDE said:

CX550M

SF450 is SFX, not really good option. Would recommend SeaSonic G or EVGA G3 over that.

I did say like, and its a mining rig. not everything has to fit, though I guess we should assume OP wants it to fit.

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5 hours ago, SinsOfSeven said:

I did say like, and its a mining rig. not everything has to fit, though I guess we should assume OP wants it to fit.

It's still a bad option. There are many options that are better for cheaper.


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7 hours ago, ShadowTechXTS said:

So I'm building a mining rig (don't scream at me I'm using a single 380X that I bought a long time ago, also power cost isn't an issue) and I need a PSU


Specs: | AMD Athlon 64 X2 | 2GB RAM | 500GB HDD | Foxconn M61PMV | Sapphire Nitro R9 380X | ThermalTake Core V21 |  

 

I was thinking CX550M but I'm not sure as the GPU will be under full load 24/7, I'd like it to be as cheap as possible without blowing up.

 

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I'd get the CX550 (non-M) for cheaper with a better fan (nice if the unit is going to be running 24/7).


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