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    Default Urgent PSU suggestion needed.

    My old friend Tt TR2-420 (literally) blew a capacitor so I'm without a working computer right now. I need to get my PC working again as soon as possible, and I need some suggestions on what PSU to buy. Budget is around 8k and flexible in both direction. I also want to upgrade my GPU later this year so I'm not sure what wattage should I get.

    For GPU I'd probably go with a 1060 or RX480, or maybe a 1070/2xRX480. I think a 650w unit would be able to handle any pascal or polaris in single GPU setup even under overclock. But not sure about RX480 in cross-fire.

    I have an offer from a friend for an used Tt ToughpowerXT 675w for 6k if I can wait 1 week. Should I take it or should I look somewhere else? Seasonic S12II and M12II only comes in 620w and I have a gut feeling that I should get at least 650w to be future proof. Does anyone have any opinion on the Tt Toughpower Gold 650w or Toughpower DPS G 650w? I do like the monitoring option in the DPS G and also I'm not sure if I can wait 1 week for my friend's offer.

    Tagging @VANGUARD and @Fox Mulder for expert opinion.
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    The ball is on Vanguard's court with this one, as I have been out of the BD PC Market for quite some time now.

    But I am skeptical when it comes to used PSUs.

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    I think your friends PSU is the best bet, from what I've read. It's CWT OEM, modular and has Japanese capacitors, but yeah downside is it's Bronze. Also the price seems a bit too high for this

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    I'd severely discourage against 2x RX 480. But it's your call anyway. Tell your friend the offer at 5k w/o warranty. but if it has at least a year of warranty, then 6k is justifiable. There's also Cooler Master G650M at that budget I think.
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    You better buy used a v750 or rm750 with warranty of course . People do sell them occasionally in fb groups :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swapnil View Post
    My old friend Tt TR2-420 (literally) blew a capacitor so I'm without a working computer right now. I need to get my PC working again as soon as possible, and I need some suggestions on what PSU to buy. Budget is around 8k and flexible in both direction. I also want to upgrade my GPU later this year so I'm not sure what wattage should I get.

    For GPU I'd probably go with a 1060 or RX480, or maybe a 1070/2xRX480. I think a 650w unit would be able to handle any pascal or polaris in single GPU setup even under overclock. But not sure about RX480 in cross-fire.

    I have an offer from a friend for an used Tt ToughpowerXT 675w for 6k if I can wait 1 week. Should I take it or should I look somewhere else? Seasonic S12II and M12II only comes in 620w and I have a gut feeling that I should get at least 650w to be future proof. Does anyone have any opinion on the Tt Toughpower Gold 650w or Toughpower DPS G 650w? I do like the monitoring option in the DPS G and also I'm not sure if I can wait 1 week for my friend's offer.

    Tagging @VANGUARD and @Fox Mulder for expert opinion.
    If you want, i can provide you a super special price on Tt Smart DPS G 650w.

    But in my opinion, I would go for Tt Toughpower Grand 650w. A pure monster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trave160 View Post
    I think your friends PSU is the best bet, from what I've read. It's CWT OEM, modular and has Japanese capacitors, but yeah downside is it's Bronze. Also the price seems a bit too high for this
    Not all jap caps. Read the jonnyguru review of the 775w version. It actually clears silver at room temp.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sybaris Caesar View Post
    I'd severely discourage against 2x RX 480. But it's your call anyway.
    I'd like to listen more about it later. I haven't been following the updates on pascal or polaris.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sumit Pramanik View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by VANGUARD View Post
    If you want, i can provide you a super special price on Tt Smart DPS G 650w.

    But in my opinion, I would go for Tt Toughpower Grand 650w. A pure monster.
    I'm confused. UCC website has "Toughpower Grand Digital 650w" with a picture of Toughpower DPS G. Which one is it actually? Also I never found any Smart DPS G.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swapnil View Post

    I'm confused. UCC website has "Toughpower Grand Digital 650w" with a picture of Toughpower DPS G. Which one is it actually? Also I never found any Smart DPS G.
    Smart Power DPS G

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    Quote Originally Posted by VANGUARD View Post
    Smart Power DPS G
    I'm even more confused now. Anyways, I'm not interested in smart series. I'm talking about this:

    http://ucc-bd.com/toughpowergrand-di...plus-gold.html

    Is it this, or this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swapnil View Post
    I'm even more confused now. Anyways, I'm not interested in smart series. I'm talking about this:

    http://ucc-bd.com/toughpowergrand-di...plus-gold.html

    Is it this, or this?
    Changed. Outta stock now.

    Buy Toughpower Grand instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VANGUARD View Post
    Changed. Outta stock now.

    Buy Toughpower Grand instead.
    Bummer. Really got sold on the temperature monitoring. I believe temperature was a big factor on this TR2's death, involving a certain fan filter and some lazyness.

    - - - Updated - - -

    Ended up buying Seasonic M12II-750w EVO. No Toughpower unit readily available at Chittagong. Got the Seasonic from global for 10.9k, with 5 years warranty. PC is working again. And I realized I hate flat ribbon type PSU cable more than normally sleeved ones.

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