Build Advice Right PSU for this build?

GoldBergz

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Hello everyone,

Since the amd's new stuff came out, it is way easier to pick the right psu for a new build based on their components.
That is why I want to ask you which psu would be a better option. Am I going to oc the components? Probably yes, but its not going to be an extreme oc.
The build:
Mobo:
B450 Tomahawk or some decent B550 with good quality vrm if they release it someday.
CPU: AMD Ryzen 3600
Cooling: BeQuiet Shadow Rock 2, along with high cfm 3x intake 120mm fans and 2x 120mm out
GPU: AMD RX 5700XT
Ram: Some ddr4 3200mhz (probably not hynix)
SSD 1: Adata Premier pro 120gb
SSD 2: Silicon Power Ace 55 512gb

And now the psu.
I've been considering about these two:
Corsair tx650m and Antec EarthWatts Gold pro 650w (EA650g).

I know that I could pick better than these, but there is nothing else at this price point in my country... So what would you pick from these two?
 
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Aeacus

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Between the two, i'd go with Antec unit since it's good quality PSU, made by Seasonic and uses Focus Gold platform (it's essentially same as Seasonic Focus 80+ Gold PSU). Corsair TX650m is also good quality PSU but it's made by Great Wall, who is 2nd grade PSU OEM (while Seasonic is 1st grade PSU OEM).

Note: if TX650m has 80+ Bronze efficiency then it's made by CWT and not Great Wall. Great Wall version has 80+ Gold efficiency.

Oh, all my 3 PCs: Skylake, Haswell and AMD are also powered by Seasonic. Full specs with pics in my sig.
 

GoldBergz

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Thanks very much, but also ive seen that there are 2 versions of EarthWatts and the older one should be avoided.
Is the code name EA650g a new unit or this old one?
 
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Aeacus

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Thanks very much, but also ive seen that there are 2 versions of EarthWatts and the older one should be avoided.
Is the code name EA650g a new unit or this old one?
The older unit has part number "EA650G" and is made by FSP, with 80+ Gold efficiency, 3 years of warranty and is fully-wired.
The newer unit has part number "EA650G Pro" and is made by Seasonic, with 80+ Gold efficiency, 7 years of warranty and is semi-modular.

By looking the PSU's modularity you can tell if the PSU is older or newer version.

I believe all EarthWatts Gold Pro PSUs are Seasonic, so it is a good one. It was the older EarthWatts PSU (non gold) that had a bad type.
Not all Antec EarthWatts Gold Pro PSUs are Seasonic made. For example "EA500G Pro" 500W unit is made by FSP.
 
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