Evga supernova 550 g2 vs Be quiet pure power 9 cm

I need help choosing a PSU for my new and first pc build. I'm not sure if I should go with the evga or be quiet. I've read reviews and I'm not sure if supernova is a bit overkill for me or if the pure power is sufficient for my build.
In my country the pure power is about $20 cheaper and has 3 year warranty.

Other components:
Intel i5 6500
Msi gtx 1060 gaming x
Asus b150 pro gaming

Thanks for all answers and help
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  1. I own a Supernova G2 550W PSU, and I must admit, you get what you pay for, it is definitely worth the money, not too sure about the Be Quiet PSU. But I must admit that the Supernova PSU is an amazing PSU, and the build quality and the cables and everything you receive are all high quality. As you probably know, the Supernova is a Fully-Modular PSU, and it comes with a small, high quality bag to store the spare cables in, which in my opinion is a great little addition.
  2. Between the EVGA SuperNOVA 550 G2 PSU and the be quiet! Pure Power 9 CM 500 PSU, the EVGA unit uses higher quality components and its performance is better than the be quiet! unit.

    Recommend the SuperNOVA 550 G2 be used as it should last longer than the Pure Power 9 CM 500 unit.
  3. As others said, EVGA G2 550w is the better unit. It also comes with 7 years of warranty. This unit got 10/10 from jonnyguru, one of the most reputable power supply review site.

    Which country are you from?
  4. The EVGA G2 550w is much better than the Pure power.
    The 550 G2 is overpriced though.
    If you can, get the Seasonic S12II 520w, very high quality, and great value.

    Tell us what retailers you're buying from.
  5. Thanks for answers.
    I thought that the supernova would win. I'm just trying to get the cost of pc as low as possible without sacrificing quality. But if the cost is justified I think I'll go with evga.

    I'm from Czech Republic.
  6. What retailer are you buying from, what rig do you need to power and what is your budget?
  7. Well, I'm buying from Czech computers (

    I'll check out the Seasonic. Thanks for the tip.
  8. List of main components are in my original post.
    It'll be:
    I5 6500
    MSI gtx 1060 gaming x
    Asus b150 pro gaming
    SSD and hdd
    24" benq display
    Nzxt s340
    some fans and a cpu cooler
    And w10

    And I chose the components to also look nice though the window

    My budget is about 30k czk (about $1200)
    But electronics cost a bit more here.
  9. Best answer
    Get this one then Seasonic M12II EVO 520w - comes with 5 years of warranty. Put the saved money elsewhere like better graphics card or SSD.
  10. Ok, thank you very much for all the answers and help.
    I'm sure I'll discuss my build here for the final tweaks when the time of buying comes.
  11. Sure thing! :)
  12. Keep in mind with the M12II you're paying 400 extra for modular cables, so if your PSU is hidden, probably better to go for the S12II.
  13. The case I want has hidden psu. But I think it will be easier to work with modular psu, right?
    Anyways, I'll think about it.
  14. Nutkick said:
    The case I want has hidden psu. But I think it will be easier to work with modular psu, right?
    Anyways, I'll think about it.

    Probably is easier, as you will only connect the cables you need, rather than having spare ones left to take up space.
  15. Exactly my thoughts.
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