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Do we reckon a 620w PSU is good for a 3070

Hello all,

Need help deciding if i should upgrade or if i make make do with my current 620w psu (Seasonic SS-620GM2 M12II-EVO 620W (80+Bronze, ATX 12V))

 

Rest of the system:

R5 3600 stock cooler 

B450m Mortar Max

1x random 120mm and 1x pure wings 140mm fans

1x pcie ssd+ 1x ssd

 

Thanks

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While it may work, I would recommend investing in a quality psu with dc-dc, rather than using a psu based in an outdated group regulated design

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11 minutes ago, jimmyjimjim said:

Hello all,

Need help deciding if i should upgrade or if i make make do with my current 620w psu (Seasonic SS-620GM2 M12II-EVO 620W (80+Bronze, ATX 12V))

 

Rest of the system:

R5 3600 stock cooler 

B450m Mortar Max

1x random 120mm and 1x pure wings 140mm fans

1x pcie ssd+ 1x ssd

 

Thanks

That specific PSU is known to have certain issues per

If you're spending the cash on a 3070 it wouldn't hurt to get a better PSU around the 600-650 W mark.

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36 minutes ago, jimmyjimjim said:

Hello all,

Need help deciding if i should upgrade or if i make make do with my current 620w psu (Seasonic SS-620GM2 M12II-EVO 620W (80+Bronze, ATX 12V))

No, because it's not a good PSU to start with.

 

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2 minutes ago, jonnyGURU said:

No, because it's not a good PSU to start with.

 

likely to take the system with it when it goes or not? it was literally the only one i could find when i got it lol

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1 hour ago, jimmyjimjim said:

Need help deciding if i should upgrade or if i make make do with my current 620w psu (Seasonic SS-620GM2 M12II-EVO 620W (80+Bronze, ATX 12V))

 

NO, I recommend replacing it with a good 650W high quality PSU.

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On 9/3/2020 at 6:15 PM, jimmyjimjim said:

Hello all,

Need help deciding if i should upgrade or if i make make do with my current 620w psu (Seasonic SS-620GM2 M12II-EVO 620W (80+Bronze, ATX 12V))

 

Rest of the system:

R5 3600 stock cooler 

B450m Mortar Max

1x random 120mm and 1x pure wings 140mm fans

1x pcie ssd+ 1x ssd

 

Thanks

Follow on, would this unit be a lot more solid 

Cooler master MWE Gold 750W MPY-7501-AFAAG-UK

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24 minutes ago, jimmyjimjim said:

Follow on, would this unit be a lot more solid 

Cooler master MWE Gold 750W MPY-7501-AFAAG-UK

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It would definitely be better than your current PSU, yes.

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