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    Default Wich one of these 3 PSU would you recommend?

    howdy

    These 3 brands are only available for me in my country, so another one maybe could be more expensive or probably won't exist

    So these are the ones i'm looking for my rig.

    Corsair RM850i
    EVGA 850gq
    Thermaltake 750w Rgb 80 Plus Gold (this one catched my eye because it's on offer and it's only 100 usd and has rgb leds i love rgb leds)

    My rig is

    Intel Core i7 4790k overclockeado a 4.2ghz
    ddr3 rams 2133mhz
    asus z87M-plus
    ASUS strix rtx 2070 super

    is old but it's allways on 24/7 so my previuos RM850 PSU died (presumably from old age since it was 5yo), and can't even boot up and old pentium 4 rig, so it's about time to change, currenly i'm using a generic one that came in that p4 rig (not using my gpu for obvious reasons).

    And another question that concerns me, why is that corsair and evga have 10 years warranty in those, is the fail rate of those so high they need to extend the warranty?, because they have so good rating in here that makes me wonder, sorry if dumb question..

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    Quite the opposite. They give them a 10 year warrant because they DON'T expect them to die.

    Speaking of warranty, original RM had a 5 year warranty. Are you sure it's too old for Corsair to replace?

    As for looking at 850W PSUs: I seriously doubt you need that much power. Maybe get a 650 or 750 to save some money?

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    Oh hello, thanks for your answer, i was looking for a 850w psu is because i looked on the psu calculator website and it recommended me a 850w bronce psu, so i decided to go for gold just in case, and my previous was a 850w psu so i liked to keep that just in case i want to use a sli rig just in case because i like to do some renders in my free time.

    And for the previous psu replacement, coirsair can't replace it because the warranty sticker just got out, i just touched it and it went off, and is lost now, so the plan is to buy a new one.

    So do you recommend that thermaltake 750w rgb or a corsair/evga 750w bronce (since the 750w variants of the models mentioned are out of stock)

    the corsair/evga available right now are

    the corsair cx750m
    evga 750bq

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    https://www.bequiet.com/en/psucalculator
    this psu calculator seems to be a bit less over-rated than some of them. give it a try. very basic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetanire View Post
    Oh hello, thanks for your answer, i was looking for a 850w psu is because i looked on the psu calculator website and it recommended me a 850w bronce psu
    ...so you might only need a good quality 550-650W PSU.
    Could you pls list the Hardware you have?

    Because those calculators, especially the OUTERVISION one, are often just nonsense and grossly overestimate the power consumption.
    Something like 50W for HDD can happen. Yes, they might even draw that - for a fraction of a second when the Motor starts to spin...

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetanire View Post
    so i decided to go for gold just in case, and my previous was a 850w psu so i liked to keep that just in case i want to use a sli rig just in case because i like to do some renders in my free time.
    Still nothing that points toward 850W really...

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetanire View Post
    the corsair/evga available right now are

    the corsair cx750m
    evga 750bq
    Both are not good choices for your system, as you want the best in quality you can get.
    Wattage is not that important, as long as it is is enough.

    If it is enough, you want the best you can get. Not the highest wattage. That doesn't necessarily give you an advantage (there are cases where it does but they are rather rare and more because of a different design for the higher wattage unit).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stefan Payne View Post
    ...so you might only need a good quality 550-650W PSU.
    Could you pls list the Hardware you have?
    OP SAid it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hello_there_123 View Post
    OP SAid it...
    Yeah, right. Didn't notice it:
    Intel Core i7 4790k overclockeado a 4.2ghz
    ddr3 rams 2133mhz
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    That's something I'd use with a 550W unit.
    Well, I did actually use my VEGA64 + Ryzen 1700X with a 550W (Cougar GX-F) for a while

    I don't get why the calculator put out 850W. Maybe 4-6 HDDs inside??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stefan Payne View Post
    Yeah, right. Didn't notice it:


    That's something I'd use with a 550W unit.
    Well, I did actually use my VEGA64 + Ryzen 1700X with a 550W (Cougar GX-F) for a while

    I don't get why the calculator put out 850W. Maybe 4-6 HDDs inside??
    well it put out a 700w usage but 850w psu as recommended.

    Attachment 3828

    probably it's because it use it a lot, not only for gaming but for rendering in my free time and if the render is too long to complete the pc isn't shut down for a long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetanire View Post
    i looked on the psu calculator website and it recommended me a 850w bronce psu
    Let me guess, ExtremeOutervision? The "recommended products" are sponsored links. They're not actually recommended, they just make the site money.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetanire View Post
    do you recommend that thermaltake 750w rgb or a corsair/evga 750w bronce (since the 750w variants of the models mentioned are out of stock)

    the corsair/evga available right now are

    the corsair cx750m
    evga 750bq
    No. Because not only did you go down in efficiency, you went down in quality.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetanire View Post
    well it put out a 700w usage but 850w psu as recommended.

    Attachment 3828

    probably it's because it use it a lot, not only for gaming but for rendering in my free time and if the render is too long to complete the pc isn't shut down for a long time.
    Your attachment didn't work. How do you know your old PSU was putting out 700W? Using the LINK software?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetanire View Post
    is old but it's allways on 24/7 so my previuos RM850 PSU died (presumably from old age since it was 5yo)

    I assume the computer could sleep; I would expect a power supply to last a lot longer than 5 years under such conditions.

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