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Recommended PSU?

Massiminoe

36 months ago

I'm pretty happy with most of this build but I've been told that the PSU could/should be better. Is this a valid concern, and if so could you recommend a better PSU? Thanks.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $299.00 @ Shopping Express
Motherboard MSI B150M BAZOOKA Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $114.40 @ Skycomp Technology
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $105.00 @ Centre Com
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $122.00 @ Umart
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $65.00 @ Shopping Express
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB G1 Gaming Video Card $659.00 @ Centre Com
Case NZXT S340 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $109.00 @ Mwave Australia
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $129.00 @ PLE Computers
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $129.00 @ Umart
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1731.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-21 19:08 AEST+1000

Comments

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

550W is more then enough so if you can try to find a evga 550 G2 or corsair RM550x (or i) in your country. Or for $20 more you can get the EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W which is alot better. But like i said try to find a 550W variant first if its cheaper go for that one.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

At the store I'll actually buy the PSU from, I can get the EVGA SuperNOVA G2 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply. They don't have the 650W variant unfortunately. I'll go for that one. Thanks for the help.

  • 36 months ago
  • 0 points

Never cheap out on a psu if your building a high end system (which you are). Better to spend en extra $20 on a power supply than a new PC. For reference use the picture on here http://i.imgur.com/361pNaI.png

Anything from tier 1 and 2 will do you very well. The supernova nex you've got there is listed as a highly unrecommended power supply

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

the tier list is a bit outdated. Like for example the cx450m and above have japanese caps.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

That tier list is super dated and not good like all other tier lists. I wouldn't recommend using it and especially to recommend PSU's.

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