Good PSU Required - For 24/7 Working

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by amitverma1113, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. amitverma1113

    amitverma1113 MDL Novice

    Jul 4, 2013
    Hello Friends,

    I live in India. I basically use my system for downloading movies, software, videos and songs and my system is running round the clock. i occasionally switch off the system when i go out of town for 2 -3 days.

    Currently i am running on a 430 watt SMPS (Intex make). Sometimes i feel that system is getting slow down and when i restart the system if feels good but again in 6-7 hours i have to shut down the system and restart it again. so i asked one of my friends who is having good knowledge of computer hardware and he suggested to buy a good SMPS.

    Then i have searched local shops and as well as Internet. People there at local shops had a limited knowledge and suggested me local brands which have good warranty but they don't satisfied me.

    Then i have searched on the net. There are some good reviews and guides to buy SMPS on the internet. But from there i cannot make my choice that which SMPS is good for me.

    Anyways i have selected one SMPS which i think is good and have a 80 Plus White Rating and don't cost much.

    Corsair VS550 - Which cost INR 3500 (Approx)

    I am having a system configuration as under.

    Processor - Intel Dual Core 2nd Gen 2.7Ghz
    Motherboard - Asus P8H61
    Ram - G Skill 2 X 2 GB
    DVD RW - LG
    HDD - Seagate 3 X 2TB
    External HDD - Seagate 1TB USB 3.0
    Keyboard Mouse - Logitech USB

    I am low on budget and i can spend upto INR 3500-4000.

    Please suggest me good SMPS which can power my above hardware in a long run and run 24/7
    and also for future upgrade it can support 6th Generation processor, H170 motherboard, 8GB DDR4 Ram & room for a graphics card may be GTX 960 or R9 270X.

  2. amitverma1113

    amitverma1113 MDL Novice

    Jul 4, 2013
    Thanks for replying

    The one you have mentioned is a costly one. Since I live in India. Here its not easy to get Seasonic PSU. The one you have mentioned is around 120 US Dollar (₹. 8000 India Rupee). i don't have that much budget.

    Where i live corsair brand is ready available.

    Can you suggest me some other which can fit my budget which is around 50-60 US Dollar or around 5000 Indian Rupee. I will ask locally for those brands which you mentioned above and also search online.

    Thanks again for helping me.
  3. Joe C

    Joe C MDL Guru

    Jan 12, 2012
    You should be able to find a 400-500watt range EVGA or a Corsair for that price range
    Stop hovering to collapse... Click to collapse... Hover to expand... Click to expand...
  4. amanda

    amanda MDL Junior Member

    Nov 5, 2010
    You cannot go wrong with Seasonic or the upper Corsair models.
  5. amitverma1113

    amitverma1113 MDL Novice

    Jul 4, 2013
    I have searched the market and here corsair VS450, corsair VS 550 & Cooler Master B600 V2 is available.

    Corsair VS450 - approx. 40 Dollars (Rs. 2600)
    Corsair VS550 - approx. 60 Dollars (Rs. 3650)
    Cooler Master B600 V2 - approx. 80 Dollar (Rs. 5200)

    Can you suggest me from this as the one you have told me is out of my budget.

    I have searched the efficiency of above CPU. they are all 80 Plus White certified not bronze.
  6. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

    Oct 7, 2010
    with the specs you show, the 450watt would be more than sufficient. I am missing the graphics card being used though
  7. QuantumBug

    QuantumBug MDL Developer

    Mar 7, 2012
    Good PSU for a 24/7 load, and you want to skimp on cost?

    Imagine going to the Gym when you haven't eaten in 2 days, no fuel. You're doing it wrong. Honestly save up a little longer and get something decent with future headway (+watts).

    I see many people that regret skimping down the line.
    Stop hovering to collapse... Click to collapse... Hover to expand... Click to expand...