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Hey everyone.. i asked a question week ago for my current cooler master 850w psu that is it good enough for my build?.. i am using that supply for quite a while and people said that it is a really old supply i shouldn't use it anymore.. that got me scared.. but since i just bought a 3080ti i can't buy a new supply right now because of my financial issues.. my friend has a seasonic 1050w psu and he is giving me that for very cheap and I don't have to pay him immediately. So i am attaching the picture of both psu .. my current cooler master and my friend seasonic psu.. please suggest me if i should switch to my friends psu.

 

My current psu

 

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My friends psu

 

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My specs

 

Ryzen 5 5600

Rtx 3080ti

16gb ddr4 ram

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Seasonic PSU will be great.

 

Just make sure to only use cables included with the seasonic PSU. If you use cables from your old PSU, with your new PSU you will probably kill your hardware.

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3 minutes ago, Muhammad Osama said:

please suggest me if i should switch to my friends psu.

definitely do, your current one only has 768W on the 12v rail (but it's supposed to be an 850w psu) but your friend's has 1044w on the 12v rail and the seasonic is an A tier unit whereas the cooler master is supposedly a C tier so the seasonic should handle the spikes of the 3080 ti better

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8 minutes ago, Muhammad Osama said:

Hey everyone.. i asked a question week ago for my current cooler master 850w psu that is it good enough for my build?.. i am using that supply for quite a while and people said that it is a really old supply i shouldn't use it anymore.. that got me scared.. but since i just bought a 3080ti i can't buy a new supply right now because of my financial issues.. my friend has a seasonic 1050w psu and he is giving me that for very cheap and I don't have to pay him immediately. So i am attaching the picture of both psu .. my current cooler master and my friend seasonic psu.. please suggest me if i should switch to my friends psu.

 

My current psu

 

images(7).jpeg.71c13e92c69b66e68766f669c81571e0.jpeg

 

My friends psu

 

IMG-20230803-WA0045.thumb.jpg.ccef1ba95d0dd91dbf08144ee93ed4eb.jpg

 

My specs

 

Ryzen 5 5600

Rtx 3080ti

16gb ddr4 ram

Definitely the Seasonic one 🙂  As mentioned, replace ALL the cables that came with your Cooler Master PSU. Dont reuse any old PSU cables, its very likely that will completely destroy your PC

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Just now, will0hlep said:

Seasonic PSU will be great.

 

Just make sure to only use cables included with the seasonic PSU. If you use cables from your old PSU, with your new PSU you will probably kill your hardware.

Well my old psu isn't modular.. so that won't be a worry.. but one thing that i didn't mention that my friend said he lost the cables way back but then he buy the compatible cables and those were working for quite some time.. he didn't have any issues with those.. so would it matter if the psu doesn't have the original cables but the compatible ones?

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Just now, Hinjima said:

Definitely the Seasonic one 🙂  As mentioned, replace ALL the cables that came with your Cooler Master PSU. Dont reuse any PSU cables, its very likely that will completely destroy your PC

As i said my cooler master psu isn't modular so i will use the cables that my friend will give me with the psu.. he was using those cables for quite a while he didn't have any issues although those aren't the cables that came with the psu he lost them.. but the cables he currently have are compstible

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Just now, Muhammad Osama said:

As i said my cooler master psu isn't modular so i will use the cables that my friend will give me with the psu.. he was using those cables for quite a while he didn't have any issues although those aren't the cables that came with the psu he lost them.. but the cables he currently have are compstible

If they are compatible then that will be fine 🙂

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4 minutes ago, will0hlep said:

Seasonic PSU will be great.

 

Just make sure to only use cables included with the seasonic PSU. If you use cables from your old PSU, with your new PSU you will probably kill your hardware.

 

4 minutes ago, filpo said:

definitely do, your current one only has 768W on the 12v rail (but it's supposed to be an 850w psu) but your friend's has 1044w on the 12v rail and the seasonic is an A tier unit whereas the cooler master is supposedly a C tier so the seasonic should handle the spikes of the 3080 ti better

 

3 minutes ago, Hinjima said:

Definitely the Seasonic one 🙂  As mentioned, replace ALL the cables that came with your Cooler Master PSU. Dont reuse any old PSU cables, its very likely that will completely destroy your PC

And by anychance does snyone know how old the seasonic psu is roughly? I don't know which year it came out

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1 minute ago, Hinjima said:

If they are compatible then that will be fine 🙂

Well he is using them for quite a while

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The Cooler Master is 17 years old I told you earlier.

 

The Seasonic PSU is almost 12 years old (built 2012, week 1 (1201, the first 4 digits of the S/N)) and X-Series has issues with recent high end GPUs because it measures to much noise on the sense wire and shuts down.

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2 hours ago, --SID-- said:

The Cooler Master is 17 years old I told you earlier.

 

The Seasonic PSU is almost 12 years old (built 2012, week 1 (1201, the first 4 digits of the S/N)) and X-Series has issues with recent high end GPUs because it measures to much noise on the sense wire and shuts down.

Well i don't know now.. i am using my 3080ti right now undervolted to 815mv.. some are recommending the seasonic

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My biggest worry with such old PSUs would be if they have the right cables for your build. They are good brands and will probably still serve up 850w reliably, however I would be considering changing for a modern 850w PSU so that I had a modern set of cables.

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23 minutes ago, cooky560 said:

My biggest worry with such old PSUs would be if they have the right cables for your build. They are good brands and will probably still serve up 850w reliably, however I would be considering changing for a modern 850w PSU so that I had a modern set of cables.

Well the cables of that seasonic is compatible.. my friend was using a pretty high end build with that psu.. also i have a friend in my local market that makes gpu cables.. 

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Why are you buying a 10 years old PSU? Or rather why is your friend selling it to you, does he hate you?

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