Jump to content
Phishing Emails & YouTube Messages - Fake Giveaway Read more... ×
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
LienusLateTips

PSU Tier List 3.0

Recommended Posts

Posted · Original PosterOP

Ever since @STRMfrmXMN logged off we've been without a Tier List. Here's actually the one I've used the whole time - now public.

 

The following list is just a copy of the original one (messed up) but with new PSUs added. A completely revised version is in the works.

 

All information below is opinion based on fact. Units may be bumped down due to the following: missing protections, group regulation, bad electrical performance and exploding.

List is subject to change at any time, due to change in sources available.

Sleeve bearing fans will not be placed above Tier 3, and when bumped are marked with 3 gold asterisks. Group regulated units will not be placed above Tier 4, and when bumped are marked with 3 blue asterisks.

 

This is a refresh of the PSU Tier List by @STRMfrmXMN who is no longer logging in. Credit to them for the initial list as it existed on 24 October 2018 when this thread went live.

 

Derived list last updated 8 December 2018

(Order from best to worst: S, A, B, C, D, E, F, G)

Tier S

  • Antec - High Current Pro, High Current Platinum
  • be Quiet! - Dark Power Pro P10, Dark Power Pro 11
  • Cooler Master - MasterWatt Maker MiJ
  • Corsair - AX1200/1500/1600i
  • Seasonic - PRIME
  • Thermaltake - Toughpower iRGB Plus

Tier A

  • Aerocool - Project 7
  • Be Quiet! - Straight Power 11
  • Bitfenix - Whisper, Formula Gold
  • Cooler Master - V-series (modular, not to be confused with the VSM), MasterWatt Maker
  • Corsair - AX, AX760/860i, HX (2017), HXi, RMi, RMx, SF, Vengeance, TX (2017)
  • Enermax - Platimax, Platimax Digifanless
  • EVGA - G2, P2, T2, 1000G1, GS 850W+, PS
  • FSP - Aurum PT, Hydro PTM
  • GIGABYTE - AP850GM
  • LEPA - G1600
  • Mistel - MX650
  • Riotoro - Enigma
  • SAMA - Armor Platinum/Titanium
  • SeaSonic - Focus Gold, Focus Plus Gold, Focus Plus Platinum, X, Platinum, Snow SIlent, non-PRIME Fanless
  • Silverstone - Nightjar
  • Super Flower - Leadex Gold/Platinum/Titanium, Leadex II
  • Thermaltake - 1250D-T RGB, Toughpower Grand/RGB 1200W
  • XFX - Pro Gold, Pro Black, XTS
     

Tier B

  • Antec - EDGE, TruePower Classic
  • be Quiet! - Pure Power 10 400W+, Pure Power 11
  • Cooler Master - VSM-series (semi-modular)
  • Corsair - Most RM variants, HX (old), CX grey (450W only has one PCIE)
  • Enermax - Digifanless, RG, GX
  • EVGA - G1+, GQ, G3, B2, 550W and 650W GS
  • Fractal Design - Edison M, Tesla R2 650W/1000W, Newton R3
  • FSP - Hydro G, Dagger SFX
  • Gigabyte - XP1200M
  • Kolink - Continuum
  • NZXT - Hale82 N higher-wattage versions
  • Rosewill - Quark, Fortress, Capstone
  • Seasonic - S12G, G-series/SSRM, M12II 750W/850W
  • Super Flower - Golden Green, Leadex Silver
  • Thermaltake - Toughpower Grand/RGB, Toughpower Grand Platinum, Toughpower DPS Platinum
  • XFX -  Pro XXX, XTR, TS Gold

Tier C

  • be Quiet! - Straight Power E10
  • Bitfenix - Fury 
  • Corsair - 2017 "Grey unit" CXM***, CSM, some RM variants
  • Cougar - GX-S
  • Deepcool - DQ-ST
  • Enermax -  Enermax Revolution SFX 650W***
  • EVGA -  BQ 750W and up, B3
  • Fractal Design - Tesla R2, Integra M
  • FSP - Hydro X, Aurum CM, Aurum Pro
  • Lian Li - SFX-L
  • LEPA - G600
  • NZXT - Hale82 N lower-wattage units
  • OCZ - ZX
  • PC Power & Cooling - Silencer Mk III, Turbo Cool
  • Riotoro - Onyx
  • Rosewill - Lightning, Silent Night, Tachyon, Photon
  • SAMA - Armor Gold
  • Silverstone - Gold Evolution, Strider Gold, SX650/700/800 SFX, Strider Titanium
  • Super Flower - Platinum King
  • Thermaltake - DPS Gold/RGB, London, BlueEvo 2.0, Smart Pro RGB, Smart series >= 750W
  • Vivo - 24K 650W
  • XFX - Core > 650W, ProSeries Bronze >650W, TS Bronze >650W
  • Zalman - EBT

Tier D

  • Antec - EarthWatts/EA Green, Earthwatts Platinum, High Current Gamer, NEO ECO***
  • be Quiet! - Power Zone, Pure Power L9, Straight Power E9, Pure Power L8
  • Cooler Master - GM, GX Storm, MasterWatt Lite
  • Corsair - Old CXM "Green unit" variants, Rev. 3 "Green unit" variants, GS-series
  • Cougar - LX
  • Enermax - Revolution X't
  • EVGA - BQ under 750W, NEX Gold
  • Fractal Design - Tesla R2 500W
  • Inwin - Classic Series
  • Rosewill - Capstone G
  • Seasonic - SS, SSP, S12II/M12II, ECO 430W
  • Silverstone - Strider Plus, Gold SFX
  • Thermaltake - Toughpower Gold, Paris

Tier E

  • Antec - Basiq VP-F, Basiq BP
  • be Quiet! - Pure Power 10 350W
  • Corsair - Rev. 2 CX "Green unit" variants, VS "grey units"
  • Enermax - NaXn 82+
  • EVGA - 450B/500B/600B/700B, NEX-B
  • OCZ - ZT, ModXStream
  • Rosewill - Glacier
  • Silverstone - Bronze SFX
  • XFX - XT

Tier F

  • Antec - Basiq VP
  • Bitfenix - BPA
  • Cooler Master - B2
  • Corsair - VS "orange units"
  • EVGA - 430W/500W/600W 80 PLUS units
  • FSP - Raider Silver
  • Fractal Design - Integra R2
  • LEPA - MX-F1
  • NZXT - Hale82 V2
  • OCZ - Fatal1ty
  • Rosewill - Hive, ARC (M)
  • Silverstone - Strider Essential
  • Thermaltake - LitePower, ToughPower, Smart series < 750W
  • Zalman - GS/GT

Tier G

  • Cooler Master - Elite series
  • EVGA - 400W non-80 PLUS certified
  • FSP - Hexa
  • Thermaltake - TR2
  • These are literally garbage

Temporarily logged off. Only checking DMs

I like PSUs for some odd reason. Feel free to ask me about PSU questions.

 

Helios EVO: Intel Core™ i7-8700K (Won at LTX, signed by Dennis) | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 | GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS GAMING 5 | Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 | Define C TG | Corsair CX550M | Cooler Master Hyper 212 BLACK RGB

(Soon: New Cooler)

 

Helpful Links: PSU Tier List 3.0 | Don't buy the S12II/M12II | Avoid the EVGA G3

 

Quick PSU Whitelist: Cooler Master MasterWatt/V/MasterWatt Maker/MIJ, EVGA x2/xQ bar BQ, All Corsair grey units bar VS and HXi/AXi, All SeaSonic bar M12II series/ECO, Thermaltake Toughpower line/iRGB +

 

BETA IS BACK! CLICK HERE!

 

Intel is bringing DDR4 to the mainstream with the Intel® Core™ i5 6600K and i7 6700K processors. Learn more by clicking the link in the description below.

Link to post
Share on other sites

1b... whats the difference between 1a and 1b?


'My mango is to blo up, den akt lik i don no nobudy HAERHAERHA'

If I'm on this forum, I'm prob in school with my mac messing around with @RFK . Otherwise I'm playing on my beefy PC my dad bought me...                                                                                             2080ti PC GIVEAWAY

UPGRADED FROM THIS SHIT,  TO ----------------------------->THIS<-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

/|https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/qfyvNQ|\    |MY FIRST BUILD|

\|/ SPECS \|/

 

|-| CPU - Intel Core i9 7980XE |-| COOLER - Corsair H115i PRO |-| MOTHERBOARD - Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME |-| RAM - G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32GB (4x8GB) |-| STORAGE - Samsung 970 Pro 1TB +  Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM Hard Drive |-| GPU - Asus  Geforce RTX 2080ti ROG Strix OC |-| CHASSIS - Thermaltake View 71 Full Tower |-| PSU - Corsair HX1000i 80+ Platinum |-| O.S. - Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit |-|\

 

ACCESSORIES

MONITOR - Alienware AW3418DW                  It's 34 inches (if you know what I'm talking about...)

MOUSE - Razer DEATH-ADDER ELITE

KEYBOARD - Razer ORNATA CHROMA

HEADSET - Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum

SPEAKERS - Logitech Z506 5.1 Surround Sound

FREE V BUCKS KIDZ

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

In tier 4 you have Corsair listed above Cooler Master, if you care


F@H Team Rank: 51                                                              A single, faster GPU is better than two slower ones in SLI

 

My Build, v2.1 --- CPU: i7-8700K @ 5.2GHz/1.288v || MoBo: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E Gaming || RAM: 4x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 2666 14-14-14-33 || Cooler: Custom Loop || GPU: EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Black, on water || PSU: EVGA G2 850W || Case: Corsair 450D || SSD: 850 Evo 250GB || Storage: WD Blue 2TB || G502 & Glorious PCGR Fully Custom 80% Keyboard || MX34VQ, PG278Q, PB278Q

Audio --- Headphones: Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX || Amp: Schiit Audio Magni 3 || DAC: Schiit Audio Modi 3 || Mic: Blue Yeti

 

My Truck --- 1998.5 24v Cummins || ECSB || 47RE, Goerend triple disk TC & shift kit || 4" Turbo Back, 22" KMC XD Bombs, Airdog II-4G Lift Pump

 

The Experiment --- CPU: i5-3570K @ 4.0 GHz || MoBo: Asus P8Z77-V LK || RAM: 16GB Corsair 1600 4x4 || Cooler: CM Hyper 212 Evo || GPUs: Asus GTX 750 Ti, MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X || PSU: Corsair TX750M Gold || Case: Thermaltake Core G21 TG || SSD: 840 Pro 128GB || HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB || Total invested: $360 USD (excluding 1080 Ti)

 

R.I.P. Asus X99-A motherboard, April 2016 - October 2018, may you rest in peace. 5820K, if I ever buy you a new board, it'll be a good one.

Link to post
Share on other sites
9 minutes ago, A47H said:

1b... whats the difference between 1a and 1b?

Well... one would think 1a is better than 1b, but 1b is still very good.


F@H Team Rank: 51                                                              A single, faster GPU is better than two slower ones in SLI

 

My Build, v2.1 --- CPU: i7-8700K @ 5.2GHz/1.288v || MoBo: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E Gaming || RAM: 4x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 2666 14-14-14-33 || Cooler: Custom Loop || GPU: EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Black, on water || PSU: EVGA G2 850W || Case: Corsair 450D || SSD: 850 Evo 250GB || Storage: WD Blue 2TB || G502 & Glorious PCGR Fully Custom 80% Keyboard || MX34VQ, PG278Q, PB278Q

Audio --- Headphones: Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX || Amp: Schiit Audio Magni 3 || DAC: Schiit Audio Modi 3 || Mic: Blue Yeti

 

My Truck --- 1998.5 24v Cummins || ECSB || 47RE, Goerend triple disk TC & shift kit || 4" Turbo Back, 22" KMC XD Bombs, Airdog II-4G Lift Pump

 

The Experiment --- CPU: i5-3570K @ 4.0 GHz || MoBo: Asus P8Z77-V LK || RAM: 16GB Corsair 1600 4x4 || Cooler: CM Hyper 212 Evo || GPUs: Asus GTX 750 Ti, MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X || PSU: Corsair TX750M Gold || Case: Thermaltake Core G21 TG || SSD: 840 Pro 128GB || HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB || Total invested: $360 USD (excluding 1080 Ti)

 

R.I.P. Asus X99-A motherboard, April 2016 - October 2018, may you rest in peace. 5820K, if I ever buy you a new board, it'll be a good one.

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, Cereal5 said:

Well... one would think 1a is better than 1b, but 1b is still very good.

ik, but y didnt they just make a tier 8


'My mango is to blo up, den akt lik i don no nobudy HAERHAERHA'

If I'm on this forum, I'm prob in school with my mac messing around with @RFK . Otherwise I'm playing on my beefy PC my dad bought me...                                                                                             2080ti PC GIVEAWAY

UPGRADED FROM THIS SHIT,  TO ----------------------------->THIS<-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

/|https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/qfyvNQ|\    |MY FIRST BUILD|

\|/ SPECS \|/

 

|-| CPU - Intel Core i9 7980XE |-| COOLER - Corsair H115i PRO |-| MOTHERBOARD - Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME |-| RAM - G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32GB (4x8GB) |-| STORAGE - Samsung 970 Pro 1TB +  Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM Hard Drive |-| GPU - Asus  Geforce RTX 2080ti ROG Strix OC |-| CHASSIS - Thermaltake View 71 Full Tower |-| PSU - Corsair HX1000i 80+ Platinum |-| O.S. - Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit |-|\

 

ACCESSORIES

MONITOR - Alienware AW3418DW                  It's 34 inches (if you know what I'm talking about...)

MOUSE - Razer DEATH-ADDER ELITE

KEYBOARD - Razer ORNATA CHROMA

HEADSET - Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum

SPEAKERS - Logitech Z506 5.1 Surround Sound

FREE V BUCKS KIDZ

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

So anything tier 4 and below are the ones to avoid right?


Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3.9 Ghz  | Gigabyte AB350M Gaming 3 |  PaliT GTX 1050Ti  |  8gb Kingston HyperX Fury @ 2933 Mhz  |  Corsair CX550m  |  1 TB WD Blue HDD


Inside some old case I found lying around.

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted · Original PosterOP
24 minutes ago, A47H said:

1b... whats the difference between 1a and 1b?

 

23 minutes ago, Rexper said:

Where would the Mistel MX650 fall in this tier list and why exactly?

 

Also, how is the EVGA G2 any better than the Be Quiet Straight Power 11 or Bitfenix Whisper?

 

15 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

In tier 4 you have Corsair listed above Cooler Master, if you care

This is all VERY preliminary and is sourced directly from a old doc I have. Most of it will be fixed by tommorrow, since currently I'm sleepy and can't think right.


Temporarily logged off. Only checking DMs

I like PSUs for some odd reason. Feel free to ask me about PSU questions.

 

Helios EVO: Intel Core™ i7-8700K (Won at LTX, signed by Dennis) | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 | GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS GAMING 5 | Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 | Define C TG | Corsair CX550M | Cooler Master Hyper 212 BLACK RGB

(Soon: New Cooler)

 

Helpful Links: PSU Tier List 3.0 | Don't buy the S12II/M12II | Avoid the EVGA G3

 

Quick PSU Whitelist: Cooler Master MasterWatt/V/MasterWatt Maker/MIJ, EVGA x2/xQ bar BQ, All Corsair grey units bar VS and HXi/AXi, All SeaSonic bar M12II series/ECO, Thermaltake Toughpower line/iRGB +

 

BETA IS BACK! CLICK HERE!

 

Intel is bringing DDR4 to the mainstream with the Intel® Core™ i5 6600K and i7 6700K processors. Learn more by clicking the link in the description below.

Link to post
Share on other sites
12 minutes ago, bleedblue said:

So anything tier 4 and below are the ones to avoid right?

I wouldn't get anything below tier 2 simply because of fan design... and ya know... a PSU connects to literally everything in your PC


F@H Team Rank: 51                                                              A single, faster GPU is better than two slower ones in SLI

 

My Build, v2.1 --- CPU: i7-8700K @ 5.2GHz/1.288v || MoBo: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E Gaming || RAM: 4x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 2666 14-14-14-33 || Cooler: Custom Loop || GPU: EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Black, on water || PSU: EVGA G2 850W || Case: Corsair 450D || SSD: 850 Evo 250GB || Storage: WD Blue 2TB || G502 & Glorious PCGR Fully Custom 80% Keyboard || MX34VQ, PG278Q, PB278Q

Audio --- Headphones: Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX || Amp: Schiit Audio Magni 3 || DAC: Schiit Audio Modi 3 || Mic: Blue Yeti

 

My Truck --- 1998.5 24v Cummins || ECSB || 47RE, Goerend triple disk TC & shift kit || 4" Turbo Back, 22" KMC XD Bombs, Airdog II-4G Lift Pump

 

The Experiment --- CPU: i5-3570K @ 4.0 GHz || MoBo: Asus P8Z77-V LK || RAM: 16GB Corsair 1600 4x4 || Cooler: CM Hyper 212 Evo || GPUs: Asus GTX 750 Ti, MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X || PSU: Corsair TX750M Gold || Case: Thermaltake Core G21 TG || SSD: 840 Pro 128GB || HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB || Total invested: $360 USD (excluding 1080 Ti)

 

R.I.P. Asus X99-A motherboard, April 2016 - October 2018, may you rest in peace. 5820K, if I ever buy you a new board, it'll be a good one.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted · Original PosterOP
42 minutes ago, Rexper said:

Where would the Mistel MX650 fall in this tier list and why exactly?

 

Also, how is the EVGA G2 any better than the Be Quiet Straight Power 11 or Bitfenix Whisper?

I've placed it in Tier 1b since it's very similar, performance speaking to the Focus Plus, which is the benchmark unit for that tier. 

Ripple is similar (3.3V is a bit high a the Mistel though) and voltage reg from what I can tell with my EXTREMELY sleepy eyes is somewhat similar too.

I'll look again tomorrow to see if I'm just seeing things.

 

Tier 1a is exclusively for units which go above and beyond, so I've just bumped the G2 out.


Temporarily logged off. Only checking DMs

I like PSUs for some odd reason. Feel free to ask me about PSU questions.

 

Helios EVO: Intel Core™ i7-8700K (Won at LTX, signed by Dennis) | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 | GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS GAMING 5 | Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 | Define C TG | Corsair CX550M | Cooler Master Hyper 212 BLACK RGB

(Soon: New Cooler)

 

Helpful Links: PSU Tier List 3.0 | Don't buy the S12II/M12II | Avoid the EVGA G3

 

Quick PSU Whitelist: Cooler Master MasterWatt/V/MasterWatt Maker/MIJ, EVGA x2/xQ bar BQ, All Corsair grey units bar VS and HXi/AXi, All SeaSonic bar M12II series/ECO, Thermaltake Toughpower line/iRGB +

 

BETA IS BACK! CLICK HERE!

 

Intel is bringing DDR4 to the mainstream with the Intel® Core™ i5 6600K and i7 6700K processors. Learn more by clicking the link in the description below.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted · Original PosterOP
17 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

I wouldn't get anything below tier 2 simply because of fan design... and ya know... a PSU connects to literally everything in your PC

Sleeve bearing designs are ok with something like a 5 year warranty. Tier 3 units are fine.


Temporarily logged off. Only checking DMs

I like PSUs for some odd reason. Feel free to ask me about PSU questions.

 

Helios EVO: Intel Core™ i7-8700K (Won at LTX, signed by Dennis) | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 | GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS GAMING 5 | Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 | Define C TG | Corsair CX550M | Cooler Master Hyper 212 BLACK RGB

(Soon: New Cooler)

 

Helpful Links: PSU Tier List 3.0 | Don't buy the S12II/M12II | Avoid the EVGA G3

 

Quick PSU Whitelist: Cooler Master MasterWatt/V/MasterWatt Maker/MIJ, EVGA x2/xQ bar BQ, All Corsair grey units bar VS and HXi/AXi, All SeaSonic bar M12II series/ECO, Thermaltake Toughpower line/iRGB +

 

BETA IS BACK! CLICK HERE!

 

Intel is bringing DDR4 to the mainstream with the Intel® Core™ i5 6600K and i7 6700K processors. Learn more by clicking the link in the description below.

Link to post
Share on other sites

The fall of a titan. God speed old tier list, I'll remember you well.


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - The venerated Hyper 212 Evo (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - MSI GTX 650 - some 7200RPM SATA II thing - Ubuntu (at the moment)

 

Feel free to critique my website. I am but a young entrepreneur.

Link to post
Share on other sites
11 minutes ago, Rexper said:

Be quiet Pure Power 10 400W + is higher than Corsair CX, yet the CX is better in most aspects. Is that purely because of its quietness?

Think it's the rifle bearing fan. 


 

Quote

Women. They are a complete mystery.

-Stephen Hawking

 

I think the hoomans put their builds here?

Why do you hoomans give your builds a name? Here's my build, which I shall call "Do as I Say, Not As I Do" (seriously, don't get this build)

Spoiler

Ryzen 1500X @3,925 GHz

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo + 2x ML120

MSI B350 Tomahawk Arctic

2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000 MHz CL15 (Micron B-die) @2933 MHz

Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X @1120 MHz / 1450 MHz

120GB 850 Evo

120GB Kingston SSD

500GB WD Blue

Cooler Master Elite 430

Seasonic Prime Titanium 650W

Logitech G710 with Kailh Box Jade

Logitech G502

HyperX Cloud

And my laptop, which I shall call "If It's Stupid But It Works" (It can actually play CS:GO at 50 FPS, and Civ V at 25 FPS)

Spoiler

Lenovo Thinkpad L460

Intel Core i3 6100U

4GB (probably) DDR4 2133 MHz

Intel HD Graphics 520 0.3-1.0 GHz

128GB Samsung MZ7LF128HCHP

Corsair M65 Pro RGB (worst mouse I've ever had)

Sennheiser CX 5.00G

And here would be where I would put a picture of my cat. But apparently, images are not allowed here. So take this instead (*ΦωΦ*)

Hello fellow night theme users

Link to post
Share on other sites
17 minutes ago, seon123 said:

Think it's the rifle bearing fan. 

They both have rifle bearing fans.

Even if they were different, all the list considers is

Quote

Units may be bumped down due to the following: missing protections, group regulation, bad electrical performance and exploding.

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted · Original PosterOP
5 hours ago, Rexper said:

They both have rifle bearing fans.

Even if they were different, all the list considers is

 

That part was copied out of the old one from a while back. Didn't see it, and I'll fix it now.


Temporarily logged off. Only checking DMs

I like PSUs for some odd reason. Feel free to ask me about PSU questions.

 

Helios EVO: Intel Core™ i7-8700K (Won at LTX, signed by Dennis) | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 | GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS GAMING 5 | Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 | Define C TG | Corsair CX550M | Cooler Master Hyper 212 BLACK RGB

(Soon: New Cooler)

 

Helpful Links: PSU Tier List 3.0 | Don't buy the S12II/M12II | Avoid the EVGA G3

 

Quick PSU Whitelist: Cooler Master MasterWatt/V/MasterWatt Maker/MIJ, EVGA x2/xQ bar BQ, All Corsair grey units bar VS and HXi/AXi, All SeaSonic bar M12II series/ECO, Thermaltake Toughpower line/iRGB +

 

BETA IS BACK! CLICK HERE!

 

Intel is bringing DDR4 to the mainstream with the Intel® Core™ i5 6600K and i7 6700K processors. Learn more by clicking the link in the description below.

Link to post
Share on other sites

G1+ is missing from Tier 2 (From old list)


"Put as much effort into your question as you'd expect someone to give in an answer"- @Princess Cadence

Make sure to Quote posts or tag the person with @[username] so they know you responded to them!

Purple Build Post ---  Blue Build Post --- Blue Build Post 2018 --- Project ITNOS

CPU i7-4790k    Motherboard Gigabyte Z97N-WIFI   RAM G.Skill Sniper DDR3 1866mhz    GPU EVGA GTX1080Ti FTW3    Case Corsair 380T   

Storage 1x Samsung EVO 250GB, WD Black 3TB, WD Black 5TB    PSU Corsair CX550M      Cooling Cryorig H7

Link to post
Share on other sites
17 hours ago, LienusLateTips said:

Tier 1a (PRIME)

Tier 1b  (Focus Plus)
Tier 2 (GQ)
Tier 3 (CX)
Tier 4 (BQ)
Tier 5 (VS)

Tier 6 (VS)

Tier 7 - Worst

I really do not like to mention Manufacturers Series after the Tier Number.

You should name it different.

 

For example:
Tier S: The best of the Best, Sir.

Tier A: High End

Tier B: Lower High End/Entry Gold

Tier C : Mid Range, good value

Tier D : Higher System Integrator Level

Tier E : Lower System Integrator Level

Tier F : MEGUMIN! Class. Not worth lookin at.


"Hell is full of good meanings, but Heaven is full of good works"

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted · Original PosterOP
16 minutes ago, Stefan Payne said:

I really do not like to mention Manufacturers Series after the Tier Number.

You should name it different.

 

For example:
Tier S: The best of the Best, Sir.

 Tier A: High End

 Tier B: Lower High End/Entry Gold

Tier C : Mid Range, good value

Tier D : Higher System Integrator Level

Tier E : Lower System Integrator Level

Tier F : MEGUMIN! Class. Not worth lookin at.

VERY initial, kinda like a beta at this point.

 

I'll change it to something different later on, but for now I'm putting the benchmark series after the name so people stop screaming at me.


Temporarily logged off. Only checking DMs

I like PSUs for some odd reason. Feel free to ask me about PSU questions.

 

Helios EVO: Intel Core™ i7-8700K (Won at LTX, signed by Dennis) | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 | GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS GAMING 5 | Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 | Define C TG | Corsair CX550M | Cooler Master Hyper 212 BLACK RGB

(Soon: New Cooler)

 

Helpful Links: PSU Tier List 3.0 | Don't buy the S12II/M12II | Avoid the EVGA G3

 

Quick PSU Whitelist: Cooler Master MasterWatt/V/MasterWatt Maker/MIJ, EVGA x2/xQ bar BQ, All Corsair grey units bar VS and HXi/AXi, All SeaSonic bar M12II series/ECO, Thermaltake Toughpower line/iRGB +

 

BETA IS BACK! CLICK HERE!

 

Intel is bringing DDR4 to the mainstream with the Intel® Core™ i5 6600K and i7 6700K processors. Learn more by clicking the link in the description below.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Where are the regular MasterWatt Makers?


PC (Main) (Link)

CPU: Delidded i5-8600k 5Ghz @ 1.32v | CPU Cooler: EVGA CLC 280  Motherboard: EVGA Z370 FTW RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport 2x8 DDR4-2400

Boot/OS SSD: 500GB WD Black | Storage: Inland 480GB SSD x2 RAID 0  Video Card: EVGA GTX 1070 SC2 Case: Corsair 275R | PSU: Corsair TX650M Gold
Monitor: Asus PB277Q 27.0" 2560x1440 75Hz | Monitor 2: Sceptre 27" 1080p 60hz  Keyboard: Corsair STRAFE Cherry MX
Red | Mouse: Corsair M65 PRO RGB Mouse

Headset: Corsair - Void Pro USB

 

PC (Secondary) (Link)

CPU: i5-8400 CPU Cooler: Stock  Motherboard: Gigabyte B360M DS3H | RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport 2x8 DDR4-2400

 Boot/OS SSD: Inland 480GB SSD | Video Card: RX 570 4GB Strix OC | Case: Cooler Master N200 PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA G3 750

Monitor: Sceptre 24" 1080p 75hz

 

NAS:

Synology DS418J w/ 4x WD Red Pro 6TB RAID 10

 

Phone/Tablet:

iPhone 8 64GB iPad Mini 4 128GB

 

Laptops:

Dell XPS 15 9570 i7-8750H + 1050 ti + 20GB ram (16+4) + 1TB EX920 SSD

 

My old computers:

Athlon x64 + R9600 Pro 256MB Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 3.4ghz + GTX 275 | i5-3570k @ 4.4ghz + GTX 670

Link to post
Share on other sites

If you are going to have the Leadex in the top tier then the CWT GPU variants (RMx, Whisper M, DQ-m) should also be there. Same with HX(i), RMi and AXi (low wattage and 1600w)


Just some bapo nerd from 'Straya

 

PCs:

Main: i7 7700K (5GHz 1.4V) | ASUS GTX 1080 TURBO | 4x8GB Corsair Vengeance 3000MHz (3200MHz CL14 1.365V) | ASUS PRIME Z270-AR | Thermaltake SMART 750P | Coolermaster Seidon 240P | Acer Predator X34 (34" 1440p144Hz GSync IPS)

 

Secondary: i5 3570K | Intel HD4000 (RIP Sapphire HD 6850) | 2x2GB + 1x4GB Kingston 1600MHz | ASUS P8Z68-V LX | Corsair CX650 | Coolermaster Hyper D92 | Sony Bravia VPL-VW80 (108" 1080p60Hz projector)

 

Laptop: i7 7700HQ | GTX 1060 6GB MXM | 2x16GB SODIMM | OEM Acer Motherboard | 17.3" Screen (1080p60Hz IPS)

 

iMac: Core 2 Duo T7400 | ATI Radeon X1600 | 2x1GB 667MHz DDR2 | 20" Screen

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted · Original PosterOP
2 hours ago, awesomegamer919 said:

If you are going to have the Leadex in the top tier then the CWT GPU variants (RMx, Whisper M, DQ-m) should also be there. Same with HX(i), RMi and AXi (low wattage and 1600w)

 

4 hours ago, Firewrath9 said:

Where are the regular MasterWatt Makers?

Still working it out... as seen above and in the post as "EARLY VERSION: WIP"

 

I'll add a third location where it reads it doesn't replace the original yet.

 

IMO still better than the other new one which is way biased towards EVGA.


Temporarily logged off. Only checking DMs

I like PSUs for some odd reason. Feel free to ask me about PSU questions.

 

Helios EVO: Intel Core™ i7-8700K (Won at LTX, signed by Dennis) | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 | GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS GAMING 5 | Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 | Define C TG | Corsair CX550M | Cooler Master Hyper 212 BLACK RGB

(Soon: New Cooler)

 

Helpful Links: PSU Tier List 3.0 | Don't buy the S12II/M12II | Avoid the EVGA G3

 

Quick PSU Whitelist: Cooler Master MasterWatt/V/MasterWatt Maker/MIJ, EVGA x2/xQ bar BQ, All Corsair grey units bar VS and HXi/AXi, All SeaSonic bar M12II series/ECO, Thermaltake Toughpower line/iRGB +

 

BETA IS BACK! CLICK HERE!

 

Intel is bringing DDR4 to the mainstream with the Intel® Core™ i5 6600K and i7 6700K processors. Learn more by clicking the link in the description below.

Link to post
Share on other sites
21 hours ago, bleedblue said:

So anything tier 4 and below are the ones to avoid right?

Depends on the build. For a high-end gaming system, I'd stay in tier 1. For cheapo low-power flip builds, I practically vomit EVGA 500W 80+ white units, and have never had a problem.


Sabre - i7-8086K - MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X - AsRock Z370 Fatal1ty Gaming K6 - 16GB Corsair DDR4-3466 RGB - 250GB Western Digital Black M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0x4 - 1TB Inland Professional SSD - 960GB SanDisk Ultra II - 4TB Seagate Barracuda - Corsair RM650i - Fractal Design Meshify C White TG - Noctua NH-C14S

 

Senketsu - i7-6700T - Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Windforce - Gigabyte GA-B150N Phoenix - 16GB Team Elite DDR4-2400 - 240GB Crucial M500 - Silverstone SF450 - Enermax Steelwing Red - Rosewill RCX-Z300

 

Hypnotoad - i7-6700 - ASUS Dual GTX 1060 3GB - AsRock Z170AX1/3.1 - 12GB Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4-2133 - 128GB Samsung 850 Pro - 1TB Seagate Barracuda - Corsair CX550M - DIYPC DIY-J21-BK RGB case - Cooler Master Hyper T4 - Aigo RGB fans - RGB strip - Unicorn vomit

 

Sex Machine - i7-2600 - MSI GTX 1050 2G OC - Dell Vostro 260S mobo - 16GB Patriot Viper DDR3 - 240GB Inland Professional SSD - 350W KDM SFX Arson Box - Unmarked, unidentifiable, beat up old slimline-ish mATX case - Blue LED accents - Ready to reload like an atom bomb

 

Smiley - Pentium 4 2.8GHz (Socket 478) - NVIDIA GeForce 210 PCI - ITOX Mini ITX motherboard -  2GB mismatched DDR-333 - 40GB Toshiba 2.5" HDD - "380W" Diablotek Arson Box - eMachines eTower 733i chassis (for now) - Windows motherf**king XP

Link to post
Share on other sites
On ‎10‎/‎25‎/‎2018 at 10:40 PM, aisle9 said:

Depends on the build. For a high-end gaming system, I'd stay in tier 1. For cheapo low-power flip builds, I practically vomit EVGA 500W 80+ white units, and have never had a problem.

Those and the Antec VP-450 power most of our office builds depending on which one's on sale that day.  We've only had one fail (an EVGA 500W), and that was simply from a bad power-on circuit.  The 500W also powers my gaming PC at home without any trouble, although it's not exactly my PSU of choice for that kind of use.

Link to post
Share on other sites
On 10/25/2018 at 8:00 AM, LienusLateTips said:

Tier 2 (GQ)

  • be Quiet! - Pure Power 10 400W+ 

Pure Power 10 under 400W is missing but it was Tier 5 in the previous list. What's the difference exactly? Just checked the prices and 400W is 50% more expensive than 300W. Worth paying to be safe even for office PCs with like 200W consumption?

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


×