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Need help choosing power supply

I ended up getting a 3090FE the other day. I plan to build a new computer around it, but in the meantime, swapped out my 1080 for the 3090. While playing Control with max settings, (My CPU and GPU both hit 100%), my computer randomly reset with a boot message about power surge protection kicking in. I guess my old Corsair AX760 power supply isn't enough to keep up. So I need to buy a replacement power supply that will work with my current build and my planned build. I'm torn between 3 power supplies that I can get in relatively short notice right now for MSRP, but not sure which one to go with.

 

My Current system specs:

Intel 4770K overclocked to ~4.4Ghz

Asus Z87-Pro mobo

32GB (4x8GB) DDR3-1600Mhz RAM

Nvidia 3090 Founders Edition

Corsair 760AX PSU

 

My Future planned specs:

Ryzen 5900X or 5950X overclocked

Asus Crosshair VIII Dark Hero

32GB (4x8GB) DDR4-4000Mhz RAM

Nvidia 3090 Founders Edition

TBD Power supply

 

The two main power supplies I'm looking at, mostly because of the tier list and availability are:

Corsair AX1000 and Corsair HX1200i.They are both very close in price and both should be available shortly. I'm pretty sure they will both be fine, but didn't know if there is one reason one would be superior to the other. Is  it worth it to get Multi/Single Rail switchable like the HX1200i vs the single rail only on the AX1000? Or is the AX1000 the better choice here with maybe higher build quality and components?

 

The other option that is available now, but is more expensive is the AX1600i. Is this worth considering for my build? I don't plan on ever doing an SLI 3090 setup, so the extra power headroom isn't needed.

 

Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

 

 

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21 minutes ago, BoilerUp said:

I ended up getting a 3090FE the other day. I plan to build a new computer around it, but in the meantime, swapped out my 1080 for the 3090. While playing Control with max settings, (My CPU and GPU both hit 100%), my computer randomly reset with a boot message about power surge protection kicking in. I guess my old Corsair AX760 power supply isn't enough to keep up. So I need to buy a replacement power supply that will work with my current build and my planned build. I'm torn between 3 power supplies that I can get in relatively short notice right now for MSRP, but not sure which one to go with.

 

My Current system specs:

Intel 4770K overclocked to ~4.4Ghz

Asus Z87-Pro mobo

32GB (4x8GB) DDR3-1600Mhz RAM

Nvidia 3090 Founders Edition

Corsair 760AX PSU

 

My Future planned specs:

Ryzen 5900X or 5950X overclocked

Asus Crosshair VIII Dark Hero

32GB (4x8GB) DDR4-4000Mhz RAM

Nvidia 3090 Founders Edition

TBD Power supply

 

The two main power supplies I'm looking at, mostly because of the tier list and availability are:

Corsair AX1000 and Corsair HX1200i.They are both very close in price and both should be available shortly. I'm pretty sure they will both be fine, but didn't know if there is one reason one would be superior to the other. Is  it worth it to get Multi/Single Rail switchable like the HX1200i vs the single rail only on the AX1000? Or is the AX1000 the better choice here with maybe higher build quality and components?

 

The other option that is available now, but is more expensive is the AX1600i. Is this worth considering for my build? I don't plan on ever doing an SLI 3090 setup, so the extra power headroom isn't needed.

 

Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

Well....

 

I can vouch for the HX and HXI along with the AXI working fine with the 3000 series because I personally tested the HX 850, HXI 850 and AXI 1600.

 

If it was me and my money I would go with either the HX, HXI or AXI.

 

About the AXI 1600, well I don't think people actually buy it because it's 1600W. They buy it because of what it is, the best PSU made that is available on the market. Yes, it's expensive, but it is what it is, the BEST. So for people who want that kind of performance and clean power it's for them. Hopefully Corsair will offer that platform in say the 1200W range in the future, that is the same PSU as the 1600W, but in 1200W.

 

Yes, I do actually run a AXI 1600W.

 

 

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i9 9900K @ 5.0 GHz, NH D15, 32 GB DDR4 3200 GSKILL Trident Z RGB, AORUS Z390 MASTER, EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB, Samsung 860 EVO 1TB, Samsung 860 EVO 500GB, ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27", Steel Series APEX PRO, Logitech Gaming Pro Mouse, CM Master Case 5, Corsair AXI 1600W Titanium. 

 

i7 8086K, AORUS Z370 Gaming 5, 16GB GSKILL RJV DDR4 3200, EVGA 2080TI FTW3 Ultra, Samsung 970 EVO 250GB, (2)SAMSUNG 860 EVO 500 GB, Acer Predator XB1 XB271HU, Corsair HXI 850W.

 

i7 8700K, AORUS Z370 Ultra Gaming, 16GB 16GB DDR4 3000, EVGA 1080Ti FTW3 Ultra, Samsung 960 EVO 250GB, Corsair HX 850W.

 

 

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