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10 year old psu supports 4080?

Hay all,

 

I currently have a Corsair ax850 gold power supply. 

 

I've had this psu for 10years now and never had a problem.

 

I currently run i5-10600k and a 3080ti

3x nvme 2xssd

 

im looking to get 4080 and i5-13600k

Would it be worth me getting a newer psu?

 

Thanks 

 

link to psu here 

https://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-corsair-professional-series-gold-850ax-modular-90eff-80-plus-gold-sli-crossfire-eps-12v-quiet-f

 

 

 

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That is quite an old PSU.

 

While it may support it, I'm not sure I'd run it personally, or even recommend it.

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At 10 years old, I'd replace it.

Even if you've never had a problem with it, that's normal, until you eventually do, and a card that power hungry will likely expose any flaws that have formed.

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I expect the AX850 to shut down with a 4080 like a lot of Seasonic made PSUs do with recent high end GPUs.

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It's a good Tier A PSU, it'll work until it die from old age but this won't damage anything

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Thanks for all the replies.  Very helpful  🙂

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I wouldn't use a PSU that's out of warranty in a system I cared about.

Your "PC master race" thing is cringe. 

 

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