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Best Power Supply for PC Gamers: Top PSUs for Money

by Fahad Saleem

A good power supply is indispensable if you want a smooth gaming experience. The market is teeming with all sorts of power supply units. There are several choices based on various metrics, including power (watts), casings, fan speed and types. In this article we will mention some of the best power supply units for gamers in 2017. These PSUs provide the best value for money and you won’t regret after buying any of these units.

Best Power Supply for PC Gamers

Sentey Xplus Power Supply 725 Watt

This 725 watt is one of the most famous power supply units for PC gamers in 2017. This unit is SLI and Crossfire ready. It has a 3 year warranty. This power supply has the best value for the money, with a price tag of around $58.  This power supply is encased is a solid black grilling body which is ready to go through massive heat and punishment.

EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2 Power Supply

This power supply is power efficient (650 watts) and offers about 90% efficiency for 115VAC and 220VAC~240AC. This power supply is ready to sustain any worst case damages, like circuit breaking, over power, over voltage issues and current protections. The best thing about this power supply for gamers in 2017 is that it has 7 years of warranty.

SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L 80

SilverStone power supply supports over 90 gold certified features which make it an excellent choice for gaming enthusiasts. The fan in this power supply won’t make a sound. This power supply has an ATZ adapter bracket which lets you use this unit with other cases which don’t support SFX mounting.

Corsair CX Series 500 Watt

This is one of the best-selling power supplies in 2017. This PSU has long cables that support tower chassis and cable routing. The fan is an excellent 120mm which makes no noise. Corsair has a 99% Active Power Factor Correction integrated in this power supply which provides clean and reliable power to your system. This PSU supports anything between 90~264 volts and automatically shifts to lower of higher voltages according to the input level so you don’t have to worry about power problems.

Antec VP-450 80 Plus Certified

This power supply by Antec is one of the best power supplies for the money in 2017. On Amazon, the price of this power supply is just $34. It provides about 80% efficiency rate. The fan is 120mm quiet. The device also has 20+4 main connector and 2 rails. Antec gives a two year warranty for this unit. This gaming power supply has a protection which saves it from Over Current, Over Voltage, Short Circuit and Over Power.

EVGA SuperNOVA 850 T2

This is a relatively high-end power supply with a whopping 90%-96% efficiency. The fan size is 140mm double barring with almost no sound. EVGA SuperNOVA power supply has a warranty of 10 years. The unit packs protections for over voltage, Under voltage, Over current and short circuiting.

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