Solved Which PSU is Good ?? Tags: Power Supplies Samsung Components Last response: September 25, 2012 5:34 PM in Components Share Ryan_xkx September 25, 2012 4:48:46 AM Cooler Master Thunder 500W (RS-500-ACAB-M3) http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=6849 OR Corsair Builder Series CX500 V2 http://www.corsair.com/power-supply-units/cx-series-psu... My PC core i5 3450 GA-Z77MX-D3H Samsung 18'5 LED Samsung Optical Drive nzxt elite 210 PSU -??? 1TB sea-gate No graphics card [ will install later ] IS it ok if i go with 430 or 450 watt PSU More about : psu good Best solution amuffin a c 111 ) Power supply September 25, 2012 5:25:08 AM Share Corsair. The Cooler Master one is junk. allanitomwesh a b ) Power supply September 25, 2012 6:19:41 AM Corsair. If you can bump to a TX enthusiast series the better. Related resources Which PSU IS GOOD ? - Forum Which PSU would be good for my first build? - Forum Which psu is good for this setup? - Forum Which rails power individual components / good PSU for this build? - Forum How good or bad a Delta electronics PSU is? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer captainkall September 25, 2012 6:36:40 AM Corsair Have a Great build Quality and they are Quite... till they get old. I only buy Corsair for me, But If a budget were Very Tight I may change out. I Now if you parts are in the realms of: i5 3570k/2500k. 7870/660(ti)/7950/670(ti). less than 3 hdd or less than 4/5 SSD. 1 optical disk. Not over clocking to much and not going higher than those or looking to SLI/crossfire those you should be fine. Ryan_xkx September 25, 2012 3:23:45 PM Jeez All are saying Corsair . but what i was thinking that cooler master -- 3 years warranty , 85 % efficiency , cheaper than corsair corsair : 3 years warranty , 80 %EFFICIENCY , expensive than Corsair . I think cooler master is only good on Paper , Corsair comes with " Good experience " . allanitomwesh a b ) Power supply September 25, 2012 4:10:38 PM Lol. Coolermaster outright lie about their psu's efficiency. If you want 85% efficiency get an FSP Raider or Seasonic M12ii. captainkall September 25, 2012 4:40:20 PM Ryan_xkx said:Jeez All are saying Corsair . but what i was thinking that cooler master -- 3 years warranty , 85 % efficiency , cheaper than corsair corsair : 3 years warranty , 80 %EFFICIENCY , expensive than Corsair . I think cooler master is only good on Paper , Corsair comes with " Good experience " . I'd say thats the crowd has Given the best advise strangers on the internet can give on this topic. The choice is yours to make but we all feel if its a matter of a $10 or so then Cosair is the ride. The best bit of wisdom I can give you on the matter of computer parts is "Buy Cheep Buy Twice." You almost aways do with gaming rigs. Ryan_xkx September 25, 2012 5:33:44 PM Lesson of the Day , " Buy Cheap Buy Twice " That is simple and true as well . Ryan_xkx September 25, 2012 5:34:49 PM Best answer selected by Ryan_xkx. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources PSU good enough to run a gaming machine ? Forum Is this PSU any good Forum WIll my psu do good for this setup? Forum Which PSU ? Forum PSU Dying out.. Which one to get? Forum Which PSU to buy? Forum Good PSU Forum WTT/WTB NEED SOON for 450w+ Good brand PSU Forum Is this psu any good Forum Which PSU is better? Forum Which PSU and SSD for my gaming rig? Forum Way to put 3pin fan to PWM? Forum [Solved] Cpu or Psu failure? Forum Which one is true temp??? Forum Power failure? Bad PSU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !