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please suggest a good psu for fx 8350 (non OC) and a Rx 570 Aorus 4 gb..already running a corsair VS 550 on the system with an ASUS R7 260X 2gb.now upgrading to RX 570...
Old PSU is nearly 7 years old..

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Asus M5A99fx PRO R 2.0 motherboard
8 gb DDR3 (4 x 2 gb sticks)
1 x120 gb ssd
1x 1tb 7200 rpm sata drive
1x 500 gb 5400 rpm sata drive
5 x 120mm case fan (including 2 on cooler master hyper 212 evo)
1 x pci asus xonar sound card
1 x front panel card reader
1 x USB PC remote controller

As i live in india, some of my choices are;
corsair vs 650
corsair cx 650
corsair cx 600
Antec VP 600P
Antec neo eco series 650 modular
and finally Antec VP 700..

i have used some online PSU wattage calculators and can't make a decision about the PSU to use..

Any suggestions would be nice...
 
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A bronze one with 500W or more is enough. I have an 8-year old silver 550W and the 8350-580 combo consumes 200-250W when gaming with 4 sticks of RAM, an SSD and 2 HDDs in a 5X120mm fan case. Aim for the higher warranty, not for the highest W.
 
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Really HD64G?...i thought that the fx 8350 + RX 570 would be a power hog...thank you for clarifying....
 
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Without OC, sure it would consume about 160 during browsing and no more than 300 during gaming. Corsair CX seems best from your list.
 
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Without OC, sure it would consume about 160 during browsing and no more than 300 during gaming. Corsair CX seems best from your list.
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another vote for cx650
 
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Will a new corsair vs 650 be enough?...i don't game for more than 2 hrs per day...

VS 650 is easily available...

If not, cx 650 it is..
 
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I wouldn't put a glass of water on any vs...cx x5x is another story
 

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I wouldn't put a glass of water on any vs...cx x5x is another story
I wouldnt put a glass of anything ontop of a PC.

On a side note -- Im not a huge fan of CX or VS PSUs, I prefer a good TX or HX or RM if you can find them. They are really worth the effort in trying to get one. TX550M or RM550X are great and will handle most things these days and will probably live long enough to be used in 2 or 3 machines so its more value for money if you think about it that way.
 

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Check the Oem, if it ain't Seasonic or Superflower forget it.

Without overclocking you can get away with a 650.

Generally the gpu makers as of 2013 have recommended 750W but im sure 650 will do fine
 
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Check the Oem, if it ain't Seasonic or Superflower forget it.

Without overclocking you can get away with a 650.

How do i check that?...
 

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CX is Greatwall, VS is CWT. Neither are that great at all.

Id look at EVGA
 
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Without OC, sure it would consume about 160 during browsing and no more than 300 during gaming. Corsair CX seems best from your list.
For a stock system these numbers are 40W higher than the real ones. And a simple advice to the OP: Get in the BIOS and lower the CPU core voltage to 1.3V. It is rock stable for months now in my PC being cooler also. Most motherboards have the 8350 at 1.4V which is very high.
 
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What is the difference between 80 plus white and 80 plus bronze?

For a stock system these numbers are 40W higher than the real ones. And a simple advice to the OP: Get in the BIOS and lower the CPU core voltage to 1.3V. It is rock stable for months now in my PC being cooler also. Most motherboards have the 8350 at 1.4V which is very high.

mine is at 1.3..

Can i run the fx 8350 and rx 570 aorus on my old vs 550 psu...procuring anything other than a vs 650 now will take more than 3 weeks due to Christmas and New year celebrations here... Maybe can arrange for a cx 650 later?...what are your expert opinions?...
 

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What is the difference between 80 plus white and 80 plus bronze?




mine is at 1.3..

Can i run the fx 8350 and rx 570 aorus on my old vs 550 psu...procuring anything other than a vs 650 now will take more than 3 weeks due to Christmas and New year celebrations here... Maybe can arrange for a cx 650 later?...what are your expert opinions?...
300W power consumption at max load for both CPU & GPU (not in gaming) is very low for a 550W PSU to have any problems with that, even an old one. So, use it without any hesitation until you find a good PSU on discount.
 
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Thank you HD64G..
 
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What is the difference between 80 plus white and 80 plus bronze?
Difference comes in two ways:
1. Gold/Platinum cost more but in 3 years saving on electricity bills cover it, assuming 4-6 hours a day usage.
2. With real power consumption over 500W heat comes in to play lowering life of PSU faster, 2-4 years instead of 7-10.

Same rules apply to bronze vs old tech "near 80".

For a stock system these numbers are 40W higher than the real ones. And a simple advice to the OP: Get in the BIOS and lower the CPU core voltage to 1.3V. It is rock stable for months now in my PC being cooler also. Most motherboards have the 8350 at 1.4V which is very high.
Highly depends on CPU quality. And that's not mobo settings, but CPU VIDs, different for the same model produced at a different time. I have 2 CPUs, one have default voltage of 1.28 and other 1.17. Second one produced in 2017, first in 2015.
 

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Difference comes in two ways:
1. Gold/Platinum cost more but in 3 years saving on electricity bills cover it, assuming 4-6 hours a day usage.
2. With real power consumption over 500W heat comes in to play lowering life of PSU faster, 2-4 years instead of 7-10.

Same rules apply to bronze vs old tech "near 80".


Highly depends on CPU quality. And that's not mobo settings, but CPU VIDs, different for the same model produced at a different time. I have 2 CPUs, one have default voltage of 1.28 and other 1.17. Second one produced in 2017, first in 2015.
To me its about build quality not the efficiency rating.
 
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Highly depends on CPU quality. And that's not mobo settings, but CPU VIDs, different for the same model produced at a different time. I have 2 CPUs, one have default voltage of 1.28 and other 1.17. Second one produced in 2017, first in 2015.
Different mobo manufacturers set differently their auto cpu core voltage settings in their BIOSes. That's why I said the OP to lower his CPU voltage to 1.3V. If his mobo has that setting correct as he posted afterwards, he is ok.
 
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Less efficient PSUs typically produce more noise. There are prices to be paid for cheaping out on components.

However, there are also some rare PSUs that are efficient and loud, as with a specific Seasonic model that Anandtech said could be heard "from rooms away".

Units that are rated better than bronze aren't common in the market just because buyers are paying more than they should for components. There are benefits other than power savings. Typically, you get better ripple, better caps, a better-quality fan, etc.

One thing that you should watch out for are the PSU "experts" who will advise to buy bronze units and then, if someone suggests no less than gold, attack that person with the argument that the 80 Plus system is so broken as a standard that it's meaningless. If that's the case then why does these folks always suggest buying bronze units? Bronze is one of the 80 Plus levels.

The trouble with 80 Plus is that the testing occurs, as I recall, at temperatures that are lower than typical PSU-inside-case temperatures are. This is why many websites do "hot" testing as well. That tends to expose things like loud fans.

The loudest fan type is the single bearing ball bearing fan. That fan type also has had wide usage because it's inexpensive and long-lasting, when made with a minimum quality standard (unless subjected to shock). Some PSUs actually use old-fashioned sleeve fans mounted horizontally which is a big no-no. Look for a PSU that has a modern quiet bearing, like fluid dynamic. Stick with 130mm or larger fan models.

Also, single thread performance of those FX chips is terrible, too, when compared with Zen and Intel. Overclocking doesn't help. Even at 5 GHz the FX has poor single thread performance. It's a 2011/2012 design and its time has passed.
 
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corsair vs series mentions Rifle bearing fans...how good are they?
 

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Audio Device(s) Creative Labs Sound Blaster ZxR
Power Supply Seasonic 1250 XM2 Series (XP3)
Mouse Roccat Kone XTD
Keyboard Roccat Ryos MK Pro
Software Windows 7 Pro 64
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