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Recommendation for power supply?

AbsolutPstchio
  • 30 months ago

I'm just about done ordering parts for my PC, all I need left is a power supply. I would like it to be fully modular. Here's my parts list: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor Purchased For $175.00
CPU Cooler NZXT - Kraken X62 Rev 2 98.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $154.79 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Asus - STRIX B350-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard Purchased For $60.00
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory Purchased For $135.00
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Windforce OC Video Card Purchased For $154.99
Case Fractal Design - Define C TG ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte - GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $769.77
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-03 09:11 EDT-0400
Any recommendations?

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  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Go with this PSU:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor Purchased For $175.00
CPU Cooler NZXT - Kraken X62 Rev 2 98.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $154.79 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Asus - STRIX B350-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard Purchased For $60.00
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory Purchased For $135.00
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Windforce OC Video Card Purchased For $154.99
Case Fractal Design - Define C TG ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $46.99 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte - GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $816.76
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-03 11:36 EDT-0400

Or this one for an even better quality and fully modular unit:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor Purchased For $175.00
CPU Cooler NZXT - Kraken X62 Rev 2 98.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $154.79 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Asus - STRIX B350-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard Purchased For $60.00
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory Purchased For $135.00
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Windforce OC Video Card Purchased For $154.99
Case Fractal Design - Define C TG ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic - G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $68.59 @ SuperBiiz
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte - GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $838.36
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-03 11:39 EDT-0400
  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point
  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Seconded. Not sure about the BQ though. Can't seem to find a review for that wattage model. The 750W was decent per JohnnyGuru, but often quality isn't the same between wattage ranges.

The SeaSonics, while being older, would be a solid choice as they are great units.

All else are totally great choices for this build.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Not sure about the BQ though. Can't seem to find a review for that wattage model

https://www.computerbase.de/2017-02/be-quiet-pure-power-10-cm-evga-bq-test/

Also note that the fan isn't actually FDB.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! My German is a little rusty, but from what I get out of it is that it's somewhat loud compared to comparatively priced alternatives. Not to mention it lacks some protections it should probably have.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh alright, never heard of how bad the B3 is. Mind linking me to the tests in question?

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Is there a difference, besides price, between the two? Or could I simply go with the cheaper one? Would this still be suitable if I plan to upgrade to a 1080ti around holiday time?

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

B3 is cheaper and lesser quality, and may last a little less longer as a result. G3 is the opposite, great quality and should last a really long time!

If you want a 1080ti, then IMO get the 650w version of either model you choose.

  • 30 months ago
  • 2 points

You forgot to mention that the B3 (450w variant at least) has a misconfigured OPP with a fuse that is prone to fault, which makes it a huge fire risk.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

That's only the 450w version.

  • 30 months ago
  • 2 points

That we know of. Since there are no profession reviews (that I know of) for the 550w version, we have to assume this is true for them too. Unless you want to risk a fire, and then I guess the gamble is worth it?

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

The 850W review also found a faulty OPP as well. As of right now, I would absolutely not recommend B3 until further tests are out.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the help!

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem!

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Look at the rest of the comments. It is highly recommended not to get the B3 because of the 2 variants tested (450W and 850W), both of them had faulty OPP’s and it caused disastrous failures.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

The B3 could be a potential fire hazard while the G3 isn't. The G3 does have better performance and build quality and a longer warranty. There is no reason to consider getting the B3, its better to be safe than sorry.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

I would STRONGLY recommend against the 550W B3 given that the 450W is a fire hazard and this one doesn't have any reviews out for it so it could or could not be the same. There is zero need to take the risk of that happening.

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