Most often, I see people ignoring the actual value of a Power Supply while building a gaming Pc. But in reality, it should be the most focused item to consider in combination with other hardware specs. Because pairing the best power supply increases the life span of your PC components and keeps them accordingly well. In today’s market, there is a variety of power supplies available belonging to different brands. But choosing the best one among them is a little bit technical. Today’s topic will surely assist you all to grab a decent one in all aspects.
Just understand the fact that 2 power supplies of the same 500W from 2 different brands will not deliver the same level of performance. We have to consider several related factors involved in it like the real-time voltage, efficiency grade, railing power, etc on idle and peak usage. People usually prefer the power supply having 80 plus efficiency. That is no doubt the best option available in the PSU Catalog. So today, I will try to figure out the top 4 Power Supplies available ranging from 450 to 650 Watts.
Best Power Supply to Buy:
Among the following list, you can pick the best Power Supply meeting your hardware requirements.
1: Corsair CX450
I have discussed earlier Corsair products in some of my previous topics. A well-known brand in the PC industry famous for its top gaming products like Ram, Casings, Coolers and Power Supplies. Corsair is the best power supply manufacturer brand in the industry. Here, I have chosen Corsair CX450 as the best Power Supply within the range of 450W power. This power supply is 80 Plus Bronze certified. Having low noise and quality standard performance efficient cooling. Current model GPU’s like 1050/1050ti, Radeon Rx 470 and 570 are pretty compatible with Corsair CX450.
|Input Voltage||100-240 V AC|
|Output Voltage||+3.3, +5, ±12 V|
|Power Provided||450 Watt|
|Certification||80 Plus Bronze|
|Connectors||01 x power 24 pin ATX with detachable 4 pin section,|
01 x power 8 pin EPS12V with detachable 4 pin ATX12V,
1 x 8 pin PCI Express power with detachable 2 pin section,
4 x 4 pin internal power,
4 x 15 pin Serial ATA power,
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2: EVGA 500W B1
EVGA is a popular American Computer Hardware company. Although in the local markets of Pakistan, you will hardly find EVGA Products because of availability issues. But you can’t ignore its quality performance and reliability. EVGA 500w B1 Power Supply is on number second for me among the best PSU’s. This Power Supply is also 80 plus bronze certified with remarkable efficiency. Having single 12+V railing, appropriate temps and maximum performance 500 B1 may prove itself as a decent option to pair.
|Input Voltage||100 – 240 V AC|
|Output Voltage||+3.3V, +5V, +12V, -12V, +5Vsb|
|Provided Power||500 Watt|
|Certification||80 Plus Bronze|
|Cooling Fan||120mm Sleeve Bearing|
|Included Connectors||ATX Cable: 1x 550mm|
EPS Cable: 1x 600mm
PCIe Cable: 1x 550mm, 670mm
SATA Cable: 2x 450mm, 570mm, 690mm
Four-Pin Cable: 1x 450mm, 570mm, 690mm (f)
|Company Warrenty||ATX Cable|
3: Raidmax Cobra 600W
Raidmax is also an American Computer Hardware Company. They usually deal in PC Casings, PSU, Cooling Solutions, Gaming Desk, and Chairs. While in the catalog of their PSU’s, I am going with Raidmax Cobra Gold 600W. This Power Supply is the best option to grab in the range of 600 Watts. Raidmax Cobra is a modular Gold rated PSU maintaining efficiency at 90%. Top-quality Japanese capacitors are used in Cobra Gold along with low a noise fan of 135mm. Other than that this amazing product has safety certifications from CE, FCC, TUV, and cTUVus.
|Exact Model||Raidmax Rx 600AE|
|Input Voltage||110 – 264 V AC|
|Output Voltage||+3.3V, +5V, +12V, -12V, 5Vsb|
|Range of Power||600 Watts|
|Certification||Gold Certified 80 Plus|
|List of Connectors||Main Connector: 1 x 20+4-Pin |
1 x 4+4-Pin ATX12V/EPS12V Connector
PCI-E Connector: 2 x 6+2-Pin
SATA Connector: 5 x 5-Pin SATA Connector
Peripheral Connector 4 x 4-Pin
4: Seasonic FOCUS Plus 650
I think, there is no need to introduce Seasonic especially when you are talking about its PSU’s. Seasonic Focus Plus 650 in another best power supply to pair with your Gaming machine. A most reliable and durable Brand with 80 plus gold certified providing 87% to 90% efficiency in the performance scale. Focus Plus is capable of supporting high-end GPU’s of any brand. This model is modular and size friendly in combination with several PC Cases. The cooling fan spins in 3 levels with low, medium and high speed for maintaining acceptable temps.
|I. Voltage||100 V – 240 V|
|O. Voltage||+3.3 V, +5 V, +12 V, -12 V, +5 VSB|
|Certificate||80 Plus Gold|
|Fan||Hybrid Silent 120mm|
|Connector||MB (24/20 pins) 1|
CPU (8/4 pins) 1
PCIe (8/6 pins) 2
PCIe (8/6 pins) 1
|Seasonic Warrenty||10 Years|