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  • 42 months ago
  • 5 points

Think not bad but not good.

It's hard to suggest considering that this doesn't cost much more.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I was considering that but I want a 500 watt

  • 42 months ago
  • 5 points

Well, then go ahead and get that 500B over the CX450M and sacrifice some quality and at least a couple years worth in reliability for a small increase in power output.

  • 42 months ago
  • 4 points

Why? Both units will power the build the same and the cx450 is higher quality and will last a lot longer. No reason to get the 500b at all.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

You don't need a 50 watt PSU. You would be lucky to draw over 300 watts. You would be sacrificing build quality and performance for 50 extra watts you wouldn't need or be using.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

You don't need a 50 watt PSU.

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Can you link us to your build?

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $110.88 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler CRYORIG M9i 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler $19.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $105.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill NT Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $33.98 @ Newegg
Storage Sandisk Ultra II 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive Purchased For $130.00
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GAMING Video Card $249.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Thermaltake Core V21 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $56.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $42.99 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WN725N USB 2.0 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter $7.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Asus VS228H-P 21.5" Monitor $108.99 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Cooler Master OCTANE Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $45.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $959.66
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-20 12:16 EDT-0400
  • 42 months ago
  • 3 points

You need 500w for that build like I need a hole in my head.

M9 is awesome (I have a m9a) but totally not required for cool running locked (no overclocking) intel cpu.

Z mobo is wasted with a locked cpu & low speed ram.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm gonna be downgrading my bios so I can overclock the i3 using the baseclock method. And it also adds an upgrade path anyways.

I have an M9 for my i7 rig it runs everything super cool so I approve

I ordered the 450 watt because I don't think my clients going to need to upgrade much in the future

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

For a bit more, you can get the Corsair CXM 450W which is a slightly better unit.

  • 42 months ago
  • 0 points

VERY slightly. the evga B1 series is not bad, its a decent middle quality unit like the CX/CXM units... I see no reason to choose either over the other. both are decent for a mid range build, and neither is ideal in a heavy use and higher watt build. Its kinda just a "Bleh" situation. Id be worried if he chose a raidmax, diablotek, or Logisys...

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I think you are being mistaken. The old CX and CXM series were on par with the B1 series. The CXM 450W, however is newer and higher quality.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I thought the new one was a different size. They should really address the confusion in their model line. That one looks like the old model.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

In between. Its not good enough to buy new but not bad enough to sue evga for arson.

If you need a PSU, get the one christian linked.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Its a nay. You would be much better off with a 450 watt Corsair CXM.

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