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Help in choosing a PSU upgrade for my psu

What psu would you recommend ?
Specs: 850w - 1000w
            Gold - Platinum
            Fully modular
            RGB other digital add ons, not preferred (minimal, if possible, more priority on build quality rather than aesthetics and other functionality)
            Prefer less noise under load (50% load and up)
            Lowest ripple noise possible. (caps on cables?)
            Availability.
Of course all those are based on the budget

Budget: 100 - 230 usd

Specs:
CPU: i7 4790k OCd to 4.7 (might want to push it some more)
Mobo: Gigabyte gaming z97x gaming 7
GPU: Sapphire Nitro+ 5700xt @ 1950mhz 1124mv (udervolted and underclocked and fan curved ramped up)
RAM: Kingston Hyper X Fury 16GB(2x8GB) DDR3 1866 OCd to 2133 on dual channel
Storage: 1x 1TB Samsung 970 Evo on pcie 3.0x4 adapter
               1x 2TB Silicon power on pcie 2.0x2 (mobo m.2 slot)
                1x 480GB TeamGroup sata ssd 2.5"
External storage:
                         1 orico 5 bay 3.0 usb dock  always connected
                               (2 x 3tb wd reds
                                 1 x 2tb wd green
                                  1 x 1tb wd black 7200rpm
                                   1 x 500GB wd blue)
I do connect 2  x 1TB WD mybooks from time to time and some 2.5 external hdds


Thanks.

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550w - 650w Gold is more than enough.

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8 minutes ago, epiqpwnage said:

What psu would you recommend ?
Specs: 850w - 1000w
            Gold - Platinum
            Fully modular
            RGB other digital add ons, not preferred (minimal, if possible, more priority on build quality rather than aesthetics and other functionality)
            Prefer less noise under load (50% load and up)
            Lowest ripple noise possible. (caps on cables?)
            Availability.
Of course all those are based on the budget

Budget: 100 - 230 usd

Specs:
CPU: i7 4790k OCd to 4.7 (might want to push it some more)
Mobo: Gigabyte gaming z97x gaming 7
GPU: Sapphire Nitro+ 5700xt @ 1950mhz 1124mv (udervolted and underclocked and fan curved ramped up)
RAM: Kingston Hyper X Fury 16GB(2x8GB) DDR3 1866 OCd to 2133 on dual channel
Storage: 1x 1TB Samsung 970 Evo on pcie 3.0x4 adapter
               1x 2TB Silicon power on pcie 2.0x2 (mobo m.2 slot)
                1x 480GB TeamGroup sata ssd 2.5"
External storage:
                         1 orico 5 bay 3.0 usb dock  always connected
                               (2 x 3tb wd reds
                                 1 x 2tb wd green
                                  1 x 1tb wd black 7200rpm
                                   1 x 500GB wd blue)
I do connect 2  x 1TB WD mybooks from time to time and some 2.5 external hdds


Thanks.

What country?

 

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1 minute ago, Dedayog said:

550w - 650w Gold is more than enough.

I was currently editing my post when you commented lol.
I would also like it to be future proof. I'm planning to get a ryzen 5800 and rtx 3080 and I don't want to have to get a new power supply

I do currently have a seasonic 620w bronze and it doesn't seem to be enough. Would a gold 650w be enough? I use a watt meter and my rig is pulling about 450w when playing AAA games (that's when the 5700xt is not undervolted /underclocked)

thanks.
 

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4 minutes ago, epiqpwnage said:

I was currently editing my post when you commented lol.
I would also like it to be future proof. I'm planning to get a ryzen 5800 and rtx 3080 and I don't want to have to get a new power supply

I do currently have a seasonic 620w bronze and it doesn't seem to be enough. Would a gold 650w be enough? I use a watt meter and my rig is pulling about 450w when playing AAA games (that's when the 5700xt is not undervolted /underclocked)

thanks.
 

You're pulling 450w from the wall with that build?!  Jesus, all that external storage must pull a lot more than I gave it credit for.  You may want to look into a server.

 

Not sure why a 620 isn't working for you then, but why do you think it isn't?  What indicates this?

 

Grab an 850w then for the potential upgraded PC, which is 100w over Nvidia's recommendation, so you should be good.

 

Listen to whatever @jonnyGURU says.

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3 minutes ago, jonnyGURU said:

What country?

 

Philippines. But I can also get from Australia (mwave.au)

I'm looking at the Bitfenix whisper 850w, which is available in mwave.au and much cheaper, and the Seasonic PRIME ULTRA TITANIUM 850w . I know it's overkill and much more expensive, but availability of psus are hard to come by , and it is available here locally.
 

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3 minutes ago, Dedayog said:

You're pulling 450w from the wall with that build?!  Jesus, all that external storage must pull a lot more than I gave it credit for.  You may want to look into a server.

 

Not sure why a 620 isn't working for you then, but why do you think it isn't?  What indicates this?

 

Grab an 850w then for the potential upgraded PC, which is 100w over Nvidia's recommendation, so you should be good.

 

Listen to whatever @jonnyGURU says.

Lol, I don't know why either, maybe my watt meter is faulty, but is seems to coincide with the estimates in hwinfo (considering the power wasted from the walls to the system).
My 620w is working, but the motherboard sometimes powers off (still has lights, no post code, thermals are ok), But won't power on unless I remove some of the hdds. Lol
Not really my main reason why I wanted to upgrade my psu. I'm also planning to build an htpc/casual gaming pc off  an old office pc and use my old strix gtx 970 and the 620w for it.
Thanks.

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39 minutes ago, epiqpwnage said:

I was currently editing my post when you commented lol.
I would also like it to be future proof. I'm planning to get a ryzen 5800 and rtx 3080 and I don't want to have to get a new power supply

I do currently have a seasonic 620w bronze and it doesn't seem to be enough. Would a gold 650w be enough? I use a watt meter and my rig is pulling about 450w when playing AAA games (that's when the 5700xt is not undervolted /underclocked)

thanks.
 

 

18 minutes ago, epiqpwnage said:

Lol, I don't know why either, maybe my watt meter is faulty, but is seems to coincide with the estimates in hwinfo (considering the power wasted from the walls to the system).
My 620w is working, but the motherboard sometimes powers off (still has lights, no post code, thermals are ok), But won't power on unless I remove some of the hdds. Lol
Not really my main reason why I wanted to upgrade my psu. I'm also planning to build an htpc/casual gaming pc off  an old office pc and use my old strix gtx 970 and the 620w for it.
Thanks.

 

620W...as in SeaSonic SeaSonic S12II? or M12II?

Yeah, those aren't great.

 

For simplicity sake...

Assuming peak 80 PLUS Bronze efficiency, 85% efficiency...

450W from the wall socket = 450W x 0.85 = 383W actually requested by the system.

67W is lost as heat / noise / junkus power.

 

If you plan to go RTX 3080 / RTX 3090, high power consumption CPU, and overclocking in mind, then fine.

Even then, 850W will suffice. No need for a 1000W+ unless, you are thinking of going 2x RTX 3080 / 3090.

 

$100 USD ~ $230 USD  =  $140 AUD ~ $323 AUD

That is a very wide price range...

Using mwave.come.au for price reference....listing some possible candidates that meets your requirements / wants for a PSU..

These along are in the $170 ~ $250 AUD range

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7 minutes ago, -rascal- said:

620W...as in SeaSonic SeaSonic S12II? or M12II?

Yeah, those aren't great.

 

For simplicity sake...

Assuming peak 80 PLUS Bronze efficiency, 85% efficiency...

450W from the wall socket = 450W x 0.85 = 383W actually requested by the system.

67W is lost as heat / noise / junkus power.

 

If you plan to go RTX 3080 / RTX 3090, high power consumption CPU, and overclocking in mind, then fine.

Even then, 850W will suffice. No need for a 1000W+ unless, you are thinking of going 2x RTX 3080 / 3090.

 

$100 USD ~ $230 USD  =  $140 AUD ~ $323 AUD

That is a very wide price range...

Using mwave.come.au for price reference....listing some possible candidates that meets your requirements / wants for a PSU..

These along are in the $170 ~ $250 AUD range

S12II. Yeah that was due to the availability when I was building my rig back then. But really didn't have any problems with it when my gtx 970 (not that it should, even with the 5700xt i thought).
 

I know I don't really need a 1000w even for the  3080/3090 and 5000 series. But due to the availability here I included those 1000w psus that are actually in stock locally. Most 850w are out of stock here, with no word on when they are going to be available. And if I go get it at mwave.au, I won't be getting it any time soon. That's why I the price range is so wide. Lol

The BitFenix Whisper M 850W is one of my candidates. I'll check the other ones you recommended. Thanks

 

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2 hours ago, epiqpwnage said:

Lol, I don't know why either, maybe my watt meter is faulty, but is seems to coincide with the estimates in hwinfo (considering the power wasted from the walls to the system).
My 620w is working, but the motherboard sometimes powers off (still has lights, no post code, thermals are ok), But won't power on unless I remove some of the hdds. Lol
Not really my main reason why I wanted to upgrade my psu. I'm also planning to build an htpc/casual gaming pc off  an old office pc and use my old strix gtx 970 and the 620w for it.
Thanks.

That's probably not the PSU.

 

If the PSU is overloaded or has any reason to trip a protection, it latches off.  You wouldn't still have +5VSB.  That sounds more like a motherboard issue.

 

Regardless, the S12II is a horrible PSU by today's standards.  Just replace it and see what happens next.

 

 

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3 hours ago, jonnyGURU said:

That's probably not the PSU.

 

If the PSU is overloaded or has any reason to trip a protection, it latches off.  You wouldn't still have +5VSB.  That sounds more like a motherboard issue.

 

Regardless, the S12II is a horrible PSU by today's standards.  Just replace it and see what happens next.

 

 

Ok thanks. The PSU  and/or Mobo were the things I suspect were the problems. Already memtested. Reseat RAM, reapplied thermal paste on cpu, removed from case to eliminate case grounding to be the problem.
What would you suggest for an 850w psu,?  I'm looking at The BitFenix Whisper M 850W or the Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 850W gold psu
Thanks.

 

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