Published on 20th June 2014 by
We asked our regular contacts to send us a model within the 550-650 watt range
Originally Posted by SchizoFrogI'm about what, 4-5 years in to the life of a Be Quiet! 650W modular PSU and it is rock solid so far. I doubt I'll need a replacement any time soon unless I need a smaller one for a case change.
Originally Posted by GuilleAcousticJust changed the computer and I'm wondering if I should change the PSU too. I'm using a Corsair HX520W that I bought in 2008. It's 6 years old and I'm fearing that it could die, taking my brand new rig with it. What do you think ?
I'm using i5-4570 + GTX770, no OC planned. Case is a Lian Li PC-V353 and saw that the Corsair RM650 fits. Any input about this PSU ?
Originally Posted by FizzbanCan't comment on that psu, but in my experiance they usually start to cause system instability before they fall over. So long as your rig is not constantly riding the edge of its capabilitys I would'nt worry.
The other option is to buy a new one and put the corsair one in a secondary pc / pc for kid /pc for a friend ect..
Originally Posted by ShirtyIf you had bought the PSU I mentioned in post #5 it would still have a year's warranty remaining ;)
Your ears would be happy, your volts stable.
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