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Will a RTX 3080 work in a 600 watt power supply?

So I have a custom built pc the specs are:

Geforce GTX 1650 Super

16 GB DDR4

Sata 500 GB 

intel core i5 9400F

Thermaltake GX1 600w power supply 80+ gold

 

im looking to upgrade my

gpu to a rtx 3080 or 3070 so I’m wondering if they would work with my rig? 

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I am somehow running my 3080Ti with a 700 watt Raidmax Vampire PSU. Had it for almost 6 years and somehow it still works great!

 

Heard of lots of people saying 600 was not enough though. I'm confident a 3070 will be perfectly fine though.

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No, I'd go at least a 750w for a 3080. 600w is fine for 3070

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45 minutes ago, fahad00007 said:

So I have a custom built pc the specs are:

Geforce GTX 1650 Super

16 GB DDR4

Sata 500 GB 

intel core i5 9400F

Thermaltake GX1 600w power supply 80+ gold

 

im looking to upgrade my

gpu to a rtx 3080 or 3070 so I’m wondering if they would work with my rig? 

ehh... Maybe. I'd say there's a good chance that it'll be able to work, but there's a chance it wont. Transient power spikes may break through the rated power limit of your PSU, in that case it's just matter of how well it can handle those spikes. If it can't... well, I think you know what'll happen. At 600w you're not going to have a huge overhead to upgrade your components however, so a new power supply is a decent consideration. 

 

10 minutes ago, Npiet1 said:

No, I'd go at least a 750w for a 3080. 600w is fine for 3070

600W SFX Power Supplies vs. RTX 3080 – Surprising Results - YouTube

 

 

I am NOT a professional and a lot of the time what I'm saying is based on limited knowledge and experience. I'm going to be incorrect at times. 
My build:
CPU: 10700k Oc'd to 5.0 ghz                            GPU: RTX 3070 ventus 2x
Motherboard: Asus z490-v                                Cooler: Deepcool castle ex 120mm
Ram: Team tforce delta 32gb 3200mhz cl16     Case: Phanteks p418r (p360a ripoff) 
PSU: Apevia Prestige 800w

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To me the 10700k seems pretty underrated. It's a very solid cpu. at 5.0ghz it draws 175-185w under full load. the Asus z490-v is a sh*t teir motherboard, I wouldn't recommend it for anything past a 10600k for light oc's only. Tforce ram is pretty but cpu cooler clearance can be an issue on them, so beware. the RTX 3070 is obviously a great card, but the ventus 2x is just horrible. Don't buy it, not now, not ever. It's flimsy af, you can't increase the stock power limit, the cooler is worse than the one on the 3070FE. If it's a choice between this and nothing, choose nothing. The deepcool castle ex 120mm isn't really on sale outside of prebuilts, but it's a nice pretty cooler, gets my 10700k up to 96c after a prime95 cpu test for 15 minutes. The p418r is basically what it looks like. P360a, slap a few cyberpowerpc logos on it, and you're golden. The Apevia Prestige 800w is bad, but not terrible. Runs respectably quiet and isn't a bomb. More than a lot of PSU's in prebuilts can claim.

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it'll likely work just fine

 

if it doesn't either upgrade your psu or cap the power limit to slightly lower like 80%, you probably wont notice the difference anyways

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XiaoMi Phones: built like a tank but the software is buggy as all hell

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Won't power correctly, and specially if you got of RGB lights everywhere, the specification recommend 750w

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I find it odd that some peeps are willing to throw a chunk of cash into GPU purchases, yet willing to risk all on a PSU not quite up to the challenge. As to whether the system would work nicely with the new GPU, possibly, but as someone had mentioned, you've gotta account for those transient spikes, especially from the RTX 3080. For an RTX 3070, that PSU may be okay, really depends on how old it is and the condition it's in.

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4 hours ago, GamerDude said:

I find it odd that some peeps are willing to throw a chunk of cash into GPU purchases, yet willing to risk all on a PSU not quite up to the challenge. As to whether the system would work nicely with the new GPU, possibly, but as someone had mentioned, you've gotta account for those transient spikes, especially from the RTX 3080. For an RTX 3070, that PSU may be okay, really depends on how old it is and the condition it's in.

I got the psu like a month ago , I have the money to replace the psu but I’m trying not to since I recently got the psu

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13 hours ago, GamerDude said:

I find it odd that some peeps are willing to throw a chunk of cash into GPU purchases, yet willing to risk all on a PSU not quite up to the challenge. As to whether the system would work nicely with the new GPU, possibly, but as someone had mentioned, you've gotta account for those transient spikes, especially from the RTX 3080. For an RTX 3070, that PSU may be okay, really depends on how old it is and the condition it's in.

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