PSU for Ryzen 3600x and GTX1060

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A good quality 550w psu from a reputable brand will be more than enough for that set up. However, should you upgrade to a more powerful gpu in future you will also more than likely need a bigger psu so it may be worth buying one with the potential to cover future upgrades.
 
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A good quality 550w psu from a reputable brand will be more than enough for that set up. However, should you upgrade to a more powerful gpu in future you will also more than likely need a bigger psu so it may be worth buying one with the potential to cover future upgrades.

what about this one for the price?

My basket at OcUK:

Total: £44.99 (includes delivery: £0.00)​
 
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The 600/650w psu's have always been a sort of limbo in that they are ok for a mid range gpu but would most likely need replacing if you upgrade to a more powerful one. Personally I wouldn't buy that psu. It's a low end Tier C unit with cheap internals. I can't remember exactly who the OEM is but it may be HEC and I wouldn't touch one of their units at all. It will power your pc and I suppose it's better than a Kolink Core series or other cheapo psu but I wouldn't buy one and I won't recommend something that I wouldn't use myself.
 
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if you want to upgrade in the future i would get a 850w from a decent brand like seasonic who make their own https://www.overclockers.co.uk/seas...w-80-gold-modular-power-supply-ca-08m-ss.html
or if you dont need the pcie 5 connection yet but can still use 2 x 8 pin for the adapter that comes with new graphics cards then i would get this https://www.overclockers.co.uk/phanteks-amp-850w-80-plus-gold-modular-power-supply-ca-0ar-pt.html which is also made by seasonic with a 10 year warranty too
 
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if you want to upgrade in the future i would get a 850w from a decent brand like seasonic who make their own https://www.overclockers.co.uk/seas...w-80-gold-modular-power-supply-ca-08m-ss.html
or if you dont need the pcie 5 connection yet but can still use 2 x 8 pin for the adapter that comes with new graphics cards then i would get this https://www.overclockers.co.uk/phanteks-amp-850w-80-plus-gold-modular-power-supply-ca-0ar-pt.html which is also made by seasonic with a 10 year warranty too
this is for a budget build for a friend from mostly second hand parts, they wont be upgrading to a higher tier in the future, that PSU is more than the motherboard and CPU put together
 
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If the be quiet follows the reviews of similar models (can't find a review of that one, specifically), then it'll have lower quality components than the tier A-B models, which might impact the PSU's lifespan (especially @ high temperatures) and it is probably based on an older design that is less suitable for modern systems, but since it claims to have DC-DC, it suggests the design is relatively modern. It also has 2x PCI-E 6/8 pin and 1x EPS 12v, so the connectors aren't ancient either.

I suspect these are just designed/intended for custom builds to be no-fuss PSUs that meet their warranties and maintain a competitive price for the more marketable parts of their build. So, as pastymuncher said, it is likely to be better than most of the cheap junk out there, but would I use one in my own PCs? No.
 
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Solid 550+ PSU. Typically I go gold rated but if it's for a budget build a bronze rated from a reputable brand should be fine. 850w seems overkill for me.
 
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