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On 9/14/2018 at 6:21 AM, Shashiwimal123 said:

My pc doesn't consume much power. So i dont want a lot of watts. I just needed something around 500 watts. So those chead craps are what i came with.

That's not how it works.

 

A PSU only puts out what's demanded of it.  Nothing more.  Typically, higher end PSUs don't come in lower wattages because it doesn't cost any less to make a high-end, say "550W" for example, versus making a high end 850W.  So they just don't bother making the 550W variant.  For example:  It only cost $1 less to make the AX760i versus the AX860i.  So instead of having both products on the market at essentially the same price, Corsair discontinued the AX760i and only sell the AX860i.

 

You need to look a little deeper than "brand" and "wattage".

 

Sticking with just Corsair here to keep it simple:  Take the suggested Corsair CX450M, for example.  It's has a double forward topology and a sleeve bearing fan (while newer models might have a rifle bearing).  For the same amount of money, you can get a CX450 (non-M) which is a resonant LLC topology (which is better) and a rifle bearing fan, but is non-modular.  But they're both Bronze efficiency and only have a 5 year warranty.

 

The RMx is the next step up, and is a better product over all in that it's Gold efficiency, has all Japanese capacitors, is rated to run at 50°C, has better voltage regulation, lower ripple-noise, is fully-modular and is quieter with a zero RPM fan mode.  It also has a 10 year warranty.  But the RMx doesn't come in a 450W, so you have to get a 550W.

 

Say you want a better fan like an FDB and the ability to monitor power consumption, voltages, fan speed, etc. via software.  Then you would go up to the RMi.  But the RMI only starts at the RM650i.  You can't even buy a 550W RMi.

 

So yeah...  Your system only needs 200W.  But if you want to have a better selection of components to choose from, you shouldn't look at wattage FIRST.  Look at the features you think you'd want first, the warranty, is it quiet or loud (if that matters to you), etc... .THEN look at the wattage.

 

 

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Both are crap. Any other options?


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6 minutes ago, wojtepanik said:

so budget doesnt matter and you choose cheap crap? get some seasonic, or higher end corsair 

My pc doesn't consume much power. So i dont want a lot of watts. I just needed something around 500 watts. So those chead craps are what i came with. Since you suggests seasonic i will look into it. Thank you for the suggestion.. ✌

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11 minutes ago, Shashiwimal123 said:

Budget doesn't matter

Choose something solid then. I'd recommend focus +, evga g1+/g2/g3, or corsair rmx/rmi. Solid psus that usually don't cost too much.


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2 minutes ago, DocSwag said:

Choose something solid then. I'd recommend focus +, evga g1+/g2/g3, or corsair rmx/rmi. Solid psus that usually don't cost too much.

Thank you for suggestions i will look for it

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20 minutes ago, Shashiwimal123 said:

Budget doesn't matter

Where you live?
What's the Hardware?


Straight Power 11 available for a good price?


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3 minutes ago, Stefan Payne said:

Where you live?
What's the Hardware?


Straight Power 11 available for a good price?

I'm from sri lanka

I3 8100

Corsair vengeance 8gb 2666mhz

Gigabyte h310m h

Msi geforce gtx 1050 ti oc 4gb

Corsair force 120gb ssd

Toshiba 1tb hdd

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2 minutes ago, Shashiwimal123 said:

I'm from sri lanka

I3 8100

Corsair vengeance 8gb 2666mhz

Gigabyte h310m h

Msi geforce gtx 1050 ti oc 4gb

Corsair force 120gb ssd

Toshiba 1tb hdd

A Corsair CX450M or Cooler Master MasterWatt 450W would be a great choice for your system.

 

19 minutes ago, Shashiwimal123 said:

My pc doesn't consume much power. So i dont want a lot of watts. I just needed something around 500 watts. So those chead craps are what i came with. Since you suggests seasonic i will look into it. Thank you for the suggestion.. ✌

Your system uses less than 200W under load.


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On 9/14/2018 at 6:21 AM, Shashiwimal123 said:

My pc doesn't consume much power. So i dont want a lot of watts. I just needed something around 500 watts. So those chead craps are what i came with.

That's not how it works.

 

A PSU only puts out what's demanded of it.  Nothing more.  Typically, higher end PSUs don't come in lower wattages because it doesn't cost any less to make a high-end, say "550W" for example, versus making a high end 850W.  So they just don't bother making the 550W variant.  For example:  It only cost $1 less to make the AX760i versus the AX860i.  So instead of having both products on the market at essentially the same price, Corsair discontinued the AX760i and only sell the AX860i.

 

You need to look a little deeper than "brand" and "wattage".

 

Sticking with just Corsair here to keep it simple:  Take the suggested Corsair CX450M, for example.  It's has a double forward topology and a sleeve bearing fan (while newer models might have a rifle bearing).  For the same amount of money, you can get a CX450 (non-M) which is a resonant LLC topology (which is better) and a rifle bearing fan, but is non-modular.  But they're both Bronze efficiency and only have a 5 year warranty.

 

The RMx is the next step up, and is a better product over all in that it's Gold efficiency, has all Japanese capacitors, is rated to run at 50°C, has better voltage regulation, lower ripple-noise, is fully-modular and is quieter with a zero RPM fan mode.  It also has a 10 year warranty.  But the RMx doesn't come in a 450W, so you have to get a 550W.

 

Say you want a better fan like an FDB and the ability to monitor power consumption, voltages, fan speed, etc. via software.  Then you would go up to the RMi.  But the RMI only starts at the RM650i.  You can't even buy a 550W RMi.

 

So yeah...  Your system only needs 200W.  But if you want to have a better selection of components to choose from, you shouldn't look at wattage FIRST.  Look at the features you think you'd want first, the warranty, is it quiet or loud (if that matters to you), etc... .THEN look at the wattage.

 

 

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12 hours ago, jonnyGURU said:

Sticking with just Corsair here to keep it simple:  Take the suggested Corsair CX450M, for example.  It's has a double forward topology and a sleeve bearing fan (while newer models might have a rifle bearing).  For the same amount of money, you can get a CX450 (non-M) which is a resonant LLC topology (which is better) and a rifle bearing fan, but is non-modular.  But they're both Bronze efficiency and only have a 5 year warranty.

CXm with LLC resonant when?  :P

12 hours ago, jonnyGURU said:

The RMx is the next step up, and is a better product over all in that it's Gold efficiency, has all Japanese capacitors, is rated to run at 50°C, has better voltage regulation, lower ripple-noise, is fully-modular and is quieter with a zero RPM fan mode.  It also has a 10 year warranty.  But the RMx doesn't come in a 450W, so you have to get a 550W.

 

TXm? :)


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11 hours ago, awesomegamer919 said:

CXm with LLC resonant when?  :P

TXm? :)

With recent raw material cost increases that essentially doubled cable costs, material shortages and now a 25% tariff, probably never. 

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1 hour ago, jonnyGURU said:

With recent raw material cost increases that essentially doubled cable costs, material shortages and now a 25% tariff, probably never. 

Damn, would have been good to see a semi-mod LLC unit for the CXm level price :(

 

 


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11 minutes ago, awesomegamer919 said:

Damn, would have been good to see a semi-mod LLC unit for the CXm level price :(

 

 

Been trying for the past year.  :( Price just doesn't align.

 

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