PSU for NVIDIA RTX 3080
NVIDIA’s next-gen graphics cards (GPU) are here, and upgrading your PC with one of our picks for best PSU for the RTX 3080 ensures it will have enough power to reach its full potential. Underpowered or aging power supply units (PSU) can cause crashes and system instability, which is not what you want to see when loading the first game with the new GPU. NVIDIA recommends at least a 750W PSU for the RTX 3080, which is where we will focus here.
Best PSU for NVIDIA RTX 3080
Ready to upgrade to a new PSU for your RTX 3080? We recommend checking out EVGA’s 750W SuperNOVA P2. It hits the recommended NVIDIA power level, it has a high 80 Plus Platinum efficiency rating meaning it sucks up less power, and its cables are fully modular. You’re only going to use the cables you need, creating less clutter in your PC case. It has a 10-year warranty, and it’s priced competitively.
And if you’re going for full power no matter how much hardware you cram into your PC, there is the be quiet! Dark Power Pro 12. It received a glowing review from Windows Central’s Rich Edmonds, no doubt due to its 80 Plus Titanium efficiency rating, 10-year warranty, and fully-modular cable setup. It runs quiet, and it uses only the best components. It’s expensive, but if you have the budget it should make a great choice.
Be sure to check out our overall collection of the best power supply units for gaming for a lot more options, and have a look at our best graphics card picks to see what’s going on with the new NVIDIA RTX 30-series GPUs.
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