Question Is thermaltake 450w psu enough for i5 3470 and rx 460?

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Swargo Sarker

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Is Thermaltake 450w PSU enough for i5 3470 and RX 460?
My config:
i5 3470s
Asus p8h61 motherboard
RX 460 2gb
4GB+4GB ddr3 ram 1333 bus
120 SATA SSD
2 *7.2k rpm HDD
4 RGB cooler fan
isn't it ok?
 

Lafong

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That video card is supposed to draw 75 watts maximum.

If that is true, a decent quality 450 watt PSU should be OK with an i5 that is not overclocked

BUT BUT BUT.....................is the Thermaltake 450 "decent"?



Maybe not. It may produce only 250 clean and reliable watts.

You take your chances.

Search for reviews.
 

DSzymborski

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still 450w is enough
Typically yes, but this is just about at the bottom of Thermaltake's product line, incredibly cheaply made, and on the level that I'd never be willing to keep this around for anything other than testing things like fans outside of PCs.

The balance of spending now on a better PSU vs. the risk of having to spend a lot more to replace components that works best for you is something you have to decide. But it's not a good or even adequate PSU.
 

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Typically yes, but this is just about at the bottom of Thermaltake's product line, incredibly cheaply made, and on the level that I'd never be willing to keep this around for anything other than testing things like fans outside of PCs.

The balance of spending now on a better PSU vs. the risk of having to spend a lot more to replace components that works best for you is something you have to decide. But it's not a good or even adequate PSU.
https://www.techlandbd.com/deepcool-de500-power-supply?search=power supply&page=3
is Deepcool de500 good?
or this
Antec atom 450w?
https://www.techlandbd.com/antec-atom-550w-power-supply
Which one should I buy among Thermaltake litepower, Antec Atom, Deepcool de500?
 
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For what it's worth:

https://tiny-reviews.com/reviews/357-review-on-power-supply-deepcool-explorer-de500-500w

It's not easy to find English language info on a lot of power supplies that you can buy in Asia.

It apparently sells for the equivalent of about $44.

I'd keep my expectations quite low.

You may be able to find online reviews in your native language by Google. Maybe on youtube?


Antec Atom apparently sells for around $32.

You may have to just take a chance.
 
https://www.techlandbd.com/deepcool-de500-power-supply?search=power supply&page=3
is Deepcool de500 good?
or this
Antec atom 450w?
https://www.techlandbd.com/antec-atom-550w-power-supply
Which one should I buy among Thermaltake litepower, Antec Atom, Deepcool de500?
Those are bad choices. Nobody here is going to recommend you buy a crap power supply. You really need to increase your budget to get a decent model or roll the dice and hope for the best. Good luck.
 

Swargo Sarker

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For what it's worth:

https://tiny-reviews.com/reviews/357-review-on-power-supply-deepcool-explorer-de500-500w

It's not easy to find English language info on a lot of power supplies that you can buy in Asia.

It apparently sells for the equivalent of about $44.

I'd keep my expectations quite low.

You may be able to find online reviews in your native language by Google. Maybe on youtube?


Antec Atom apparently sells for around $32.

You may have to just take a chance.
But Deepcool De500 produce 300w max on 12v, while antec atom 550w produce 504w on 12v.
 

Lafong

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But Deepcool De500 produce 300w max on 12v, while antec atom 550w produce 504w on 12v.
Those may be simply marketing claims.

Regardless, "watts" has NOTHING WHATSOEVER to do with build quality.

A good 300 watt power supply would likely be OK for you, but none of what you can find are good.

Flip a coin. Roll some dice. Ask a fortune teller. Read some tea leaves.
 

Swargo Sarker

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I guess its better.
 

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I guess its better.
Why do you think it's better. Because it's lower quality, and it has a double forward+ group regulation topology instead of LLC + DC-DC?
 
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