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Question $70 psu

Boris12341

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I’m doing a 770$ pc, with a 3600 and 1660 super. My budget is 70 for the psu. What’s the best one? And should my budget be higher for psu and why
 

Boris12341

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it should be higher. the PSU feeds and protects the rest of the system. prices have increased lately due to ahem, issues left un-named.

the CX series went from affordable to $100. the CX is my go to budget starting point
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/R2mxFT/corsair-power-supply-cp9020103na
I would love to get that psu but I’m not sure if I have the budget. This is my list right now:
https://pcpartpicker.com/list/TKsP4n
I’ve bought cpu case motherboard and ram
 

R_1

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I have that unit in a 600W, but it was $25 less than the current 500W when I got it.
I have another compromise you may want to consider. the performance difference between the 1650S and the 1660S is not reflective in the massive price difference (under 20% for 80 dollars).

for the gist, the general idea
https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1660S-Super-vs-Nvidia-GTX-1650S-Super/4056vs4058
you already have parts so I played with the remaining and came up with this.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($171.89 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($75.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Patriot Burst 960 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($84.99 @ Walmart)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4 GB Twin Fan Video Card ($159.99 @ B&H)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P300A Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic FOCUS Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply ($104.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $787.83
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-07-16 14:17 EDT-0400


this PSU has a 10 year warranty and is of very high quality and is more proven than the EVGA GD series from 2019. the SSD size has increased by 8x, a HDD can be added later or a larger drive but 960GB should be fine for a while and much better than the 120GB.
 

Boris12341

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May 24, 2020
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I have that unit in a 600W, but it was $25 less than the current 500W when I got it.
I have another compromise you may want to consider. the performance difference between the 1650S and the 1660S is not reflective in the massive price difference (under 20% for 80 dollars).

for the gist, the general idea
https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1660S-Super-vs-Nvidia-GTX-1650S-Super/4056vs4058
you already have parts so I played with the remaining and came up with this.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($171.89 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($75.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Patriot Burst 960 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($84.99 @ Walmart)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4 GB Twin Fan Video Card ($159.99 @ B&H)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P300A Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic FOCUS Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply ($104.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $787.83
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-07-16 14:17 EDT-0400


this PSU has a 10 year warranty and is of very high quality and is more proven than the EVGA GD series from 2019. the SSD size has increased by 8x, a HDD can be added later or a larger drive but 960GB should be fine for a while and much better than the 120GB.
Thank you. I’m sticking with the 1660 super though, so what should I do then?
 

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