Getting an NVIDIA RTX 3090? You’ll need these beefy Power Supplies from MSI

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MSI has recently expanded its product portfolio. Three models have been added to the coveted MPG line. The newer models have been named the MPG GF Series.

The set of products being launched will be fully compatible with NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce RTX Ampere 3000 Graphics Cards, which are expected to be revealed on the 1st of September.

MSI MPG GF Series Variants

The MSI MPG GF series will feature three variants. The 850W one. Furthermore, the 750W one. Lastly, the 650W one. These power supplies have been designed to fully support the next-gen NVIDIA RTX 3000 Graphics Cards.

MSI’s timing for the launch couldn’t have been better. These are the first-ever power supply units being launched by the company. Moreover, they’re being launch right next to the GeForce’s updated series.

MSI Power Supply
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MSI MPG GF Series Models

MSI’s MPG GF power supply units are being launched as three different models. The most highly coveted models being A650GF, A750GF, and A850GF.

Each model comes fully supplied with its own set of components. Mind you these components are of the highest order. They’re made in Japan and operate with ease even at 105°C. Moreover, they come fully fitted with a modular design.

Each model of the power supply unit comes with a 10-year warranty backed by MSI. Furthermore, each model has gotten an 80 Plus Gold rating.

Meeting Requirements

When it comes to the matter of meeting requirements, the MPG GF Series holds strong. The power supply units have designed to meet extreme requirements.

The IO supports VGA port up to 3 x 8-pin. Moreover, the IO also supports the CPU port up to 2 x 8-pin.

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Additionally, another IO supported variant exists as well. One where the VGA port is up to to 4 x 8-pin. This variant’s CPU port goes up to 1 x 8-pin.

Also read: NVIDIA RTX 3090 leaks show an insane amount of GDDR6 memory


The design of the series is based around the ATX form factor. Moreover, a fan is placed to create wind-flow through the grilled panel up above.

The connector variety of the power supply units is rather broad as well. A dedicated 8-pin slot for PCIe graphics is in place. Around two 8-pin slots have been made for the CPU. However, the ATX connector comes in the standard format. Furthermore, SATA and peripherals get up to four 6-pin plug-ins.

MSI’s Bundle Package

MSI has also decided to create a bundle package. The MPG GF Series will be accompanied with a 12-pin Micro-Fit 3.0 power adapter. This would allow a seamless user experience with the GeForce RTX 30 Founder Edition cards.

The prices are expected to be released soon.

In Conclusion

In our opinion, MSI has set itself up rather well. The launch has been timed exquisitely to coincide with NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce RTX 3000 graphics cards series.

Moreover, they designed their power supply units specifically catering to the NVIDIA RTX 3000 graphics cards. This allows them to market their product even more as a necessity to be bought alongside the next-gen GeForce cards.

Furthermore, they have made quite the effort to ensure that whatever requirements have to be met are seen to efficiently. For instance, we know that the upcoming flagship NVIDIA RTX 3090 is going to be an absolute beast and will eat power supplies for breakfast. MSI’s product design makes sure that it can keep up with the new card’s power requirements.

However, there are some uncertainties regarding the product. This is the very first time MSI has developed a power supply unit. When companies promise so much on a new product launch, rarely does the product live up to the hype. However, MSI already has a great reputation within the gaming world and this could be yet another addition to their solid lineup of gaming products.

As for their durability, it is simply too soon to make a call at the moment. The specs surely seem great but whether they live up to the promise or not is yet to be seen.

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