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Looking for cheap yet safe PSU suggestions for AM3 Athlon II x4 635 + r7 250 system

Basically this is my personal PC which was an office computer I upgraded to quad core and added a small GPU to it. I have a Seasonic G-series in it right now (just because I already owned it), but now I plan to use the G-series on my daughter's upcoming Ryzen build so I will need a cheaper PSU to put on my PC. Obviously, I'm not looking to spend a lot given its specs LoL 

 

I saw the following PSU's for very cheap near me... but are these safe to use?

 

Corsair CV Series CV450 450W

Gigabyte Technology GP-P450B 450W

Gamemax Vp-450 450w 80 Plus Bronze

Redragon RPGS GC-PS001 500W

 

Please feel free to suggest more 🙂

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Id go corsair.

Gigabyte has.... bad history with psus

Redragon seems to be a periferal brand first (I didnt even know thay they made psus until now), and if the psu is equle quality to the perferials, no

And out of the 2 left, Corsair is the best known company

I could use some help with this!

please, pm me if you would like to contribute to my gpu bios database (includes overclocking bios, stock bios, and upgrades to gpus via modding)

Bios database

My beautiful, but not that powerful, main PC:

prior build:

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20 minutes ago, DCCFan said:

Corsair CV Series CV450 450W

Gigabyte Technology GP-P450B 450W

both of these will do, gigabyte just has a bad rep from the P-GM fiasco.

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Heatsink: Gelid Phantom Black GPU: Palit RTX 3060 Ti Dual RAM: Corsair DDR4 2x8GB 3000Mhz mobo: Asus X570-P case: Fractal Design Define C PSU: Superflower Leadex Gold 650W

 

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7 minutes ago, Herman Mcpootis said:

both of these will do, gigabyte just has a bad rep from the P-GM fiasco.

 

I heard about that, GamersNexus made one explode by testing it 😆.  I'm sure it's not their whole lineup bu I can see why someone people would rather stay away LoL

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14 minutes ago, DCCFan said:

 

I heard about that, GamersNexus made one explode by testing it 😆.  I'm sure it's not their whole lineup bu I can see why someone people would rather stay away LoL

corsair has had some bad batches before, it's just that gigabyte acted poorly and had to be coerced into recalling it by reviewers while corsair takes responsibility and does it once they notice.

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Heatsink: Gelid Phantom Black GPU: Palit RTX 3060 Ti Dual RAM: Corsair DDR4 2x8GB 3000Mhz mobo: Asus X570-P case: Fractal Design Define C PSU: Superflower Leadex Gold 650W

 

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21 minutes ago, Herman Mcpootis said:

corsair has had some bad batches before, it's just that gigabyte acted poorly and had to be coerced into recalling it by reviewers while corsair takes responsibility and does it once they notice.

 

That's good on Corsair. Seems like they deserve their great reputation 🙂

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4 hours ago, DCCFan said:

Please feel free to suggest more 🙂

those all are well, not that good, but not the worst i guess.

 

how much is corsair cx or cxm 450w? also what country and shops you use, so i could help more?

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|Ryzen 7 3700x, OC to 4.2ghz @1.3V, 67C, or 4.4ghz @1.456V, 87C || Asus strix 5700 XT, +50 core, +50 memory, +50 power (not a great overclocker) || Asus Strix b550-A || G.skill trident Z Neo rgb 32gb 3600mhz cl16-19-19-19-39, oc to 3733mhz with the same timings || Cooler Master ml360 RGB AIO || Phanteks P500A Digital || Thermaltake ToughPower grand RGB750w 80+gold || Samsung 850 250gb and Adata SX 6000 Lite 500gb || Toshiba 5400rpm 1tb || Asus Rog Theta 7.1 || Asus Rog claymore || Asus Gladius 2 origin gaming mouse || Monitor 1 Asus 1080p 144hz || Monitor 2 AOC 1080p 75hz || 

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Ryzen 5 3400G || Gigabyte b450 S2H || Hyper X fury 2x4gb 2666mhz cl 16 ||Stock cooler || Antec NX100 || Silverstone essential 400w || Transgend SSD 220s 480gb ||

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| i3 9100F || Msi Gaming X gtx 1050 TI || MSI Z390 A-Pro || Kingston 1x16gb 2400mhz cl17 || Stock cooler || Kolink Horizon RGB || Corsair CV 550w || Pny CS900 120gb ||

 

Tier lists for building a PC.

 

Motherboard tier list. Tier A for overclocking 5950x. Tier B for overclocking 5900x, Tier C for overclocking 5800X. Tier D for overclocking 5600X. Tier F for 4/6 core Cpus at stock. Tier E avoid.

(Also case airflow matter or if you are using Downcraft air cooler)

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Gpu tier list. Rtx 3000 and RX 6000 not included since not so many reviews. Tier S for Water cooling. Tier A and B for overcloking. Tier C stock and Tier D avoid.

( You can overclock Tier C just fine, but it can get very loud, that is why it is not recommended for overclocking, same with tier D)

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Psu tier List. Tier A for Rtx 3000, Vega and RX 6000. Tier B For anything else. Tier C cheap/IGPU. Tier D and E avoid.

(RTX 3000/ RX 6000 Might run just fine with higher wattage tier B unit, Rtx 3070 runs fine with tier B units)

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Cpu cooler tier list. Tier 1&2 for power hungry Cpus with Overclock. Tier 3&4 for overclocking Ryzen 3,5,7 or lower power Intel Cpus. Tier 5 for overclocking low end Cpus or 4/6 core Ryzen. Tier 6&7 for stock. Tier 8&9 Ryzen stock cooler performance. Do not waste your money!

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Storage tier List. Tier A for Moving files/  OS. Tier B for OS/Games. Tier C for games. Tier D budget Pcs. Tier E if on sale not the worst but not good.

(With a grain of salt, I use tier C for OS myself)

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13 hours ago, SavageNeo said:

those all are well, not that good, but not the worst i guess.

 

how much is corsair cx or cxm 450w? also what country and shops you use, so i could help more?

 

Thanks! I am looking in https://www.mercadolibre.com.ar/ right now. Have not seen the CX line under 600W. Seems like most of the low wattage PSU's are CV for some reason. Yeah these are all pretty meh but for the system I have they should do haha Let me know if you find a better option though. I'm taking my time, will probably get it by xmas though 😃

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