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That's the absolutely best way. The result is the recommended wattage of the power supply, not the power draw of the system. Kind of like Antec. Whodathunk buying a PSU would have been such an issue?

Heh, well, on the 6 pin, the yellow are 12V and the black are grounds. Bitwacker, which PSU are you currently using (make and model)? __________________ It's not the end of the world ...but you can see it from here. If the system will boot and load Windows with quad-SLI set up, I'll be happy. Did you fully load it up?

Overloaded Power Supply Symptoms

Last edited: Nov 1, 2010 RamonGTP, Oct 27, 2010 RamonGTP, Oct 27, 2010 #13 Oct 27, 2010 #14 DCmod Limp Gawd Messages: 210 Joined: Aug 27, 2010 if its a quality I'm seriously short of moolah right now. Odds are though, they are NOT UL approved.

  • I do understand that they may have a conflict of interest but I think it's acceptable they add 20% for safety.
  • Worst case scenario: The PSU dies while killing the PC.
  • Well, actually that calculator is rather accurate, the results are just misunderstood.
  • The time now is 03:38.
  • Sounds like a software problem.
  • Folks here used to swear by Antec, then they were teh ebil and now they're recommended again.
  • Reliable and accurate enough for this.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Bitwacker What are the symptoms if a PC is drawing to much?
  • Well...

At $299 for the weekend or holiday special from Dell (and a free printer besides!), how much PSU quality do you think you're really getting?Now that I'm done ranting, to answer Your CDROM was FAULTY! Personal: Intel E3110 - Biostar TPower I45 - 2x2Gb Mushkin Redline - eVGA GTX260 Core 216 - WD VelociRaptor 74Gb RAID 0 - Seasonic S12II Bronze 520w - Antec Twelve Hundred Bsod Ravendas Ars Praefectus Registered: Jan 18, 2001Posts: 4244 Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 2:48 pm quote:Originally posted by Doomlord_uk:Oops.

My PSU is UL rated and has 20A per rail, with 2 rails... Pc Power Supply Failure Symptoms Assuming you bought a quality PSU, you can add up the max TDPs for the parts in your system as a quick start, then if you want to know more you UL does not allow greater than 20a on a 12v rail at ANY TIME. Forgot your password? -- OVC -- Default Mobile Style All times are GMT -5.

Read this. Speedfan As it was always. faugusztin View Public Profile Find More Posts by faugusztin 18th Dec 2012, 12:17 #20 Sam__ Multimodder Join Date: Sep 2012 Posts: 167 Quote: Originally Posted by faugusztin Yes, JayzTwoCents 607,292 views 14:38 [Tutorial] How to troubleshoot a PC power supply (PSU) - Duration: 10:06.

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See pictures at link. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/156632-45-power-supply-overload I'm not sure if it is single or multi-rail, there is no mention on the PSU itself. Overloaded Power Supply Symptoms But the other card is a better card for playing games. What Happens If Power Supply Is Not Enough For Graphics Card My strategy has been to buy quality brand (and well reviewed) PSUs with general guesses for wattage.

Get something more modern.A modern 650W PSU typically has closer to 50 Amps on the +12v rails (well, ok, 40~50 Amps)... 18Amps on the +12v combined with such large +3.3v and Sign in to make your opinion count. The 12V will drop pretty low in this situation. Thus, your current 250W PSU may only be putting out 150-200W under constand load. Psu Calculator

If you had a cheap or poorly-built unit then you might need more power, but there's no way that calculator is accurate. Oct 19, 2010 #1 Azureth [H]ardness Supreme Messages: 5,854 Joined: Feb 29, 2008 What I mean is, what typically happens if say you have a 650 wat power supply but overdo Currently, there are 2347 Active Users (413 Members and 1934 Guests) Recent Discussions › Help! Loading...

So you need more on startup and other times. Evga It only has one 6 pin pcie connector for each card combo. The time now is 09:39 PM.

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Category Gaming License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... Up next How big of a Power Supply do you REALLY need? - Duration: 10:17. Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by Azureth, Oct 19, 2010. Newegg there is also this card

( http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=924832&Sku=V261-5457 )
which only requires a 250 W PSU, but then again, I won't quite get the performance like I would with the previous card.

What are the symptoms if a PC is drawing to much? __________________ [email protected] | [email protected] | 2x120GB SSD (RAID 0) | 2x1TB Samsung F1 | 30" DELL | 2x23" Dell | And my f'n mobo still hasn't been delivered so I can't even tell if this thing will at least run Vista desktop (which would be encouraging).Btw, bought that PSU earlier this I believe most mobos only allow up to 75W though. stud Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Registered: Mar 26, 2000Posts: 7773 Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:29 am quote:Note that overload != short.

For instance, a company will take a chinese-made, UL approved PSU, which is 500W, find that it can run 600W just fine (or remove OCP, or tweak OCP so it runs You will have to ask Ira or two cables how or where the tread is on it...I think Ira knows the most about TEC's...hes been running them and getting people into I did search but I wasn't sure what words to search and I didn't get any relevant hits. What's wrong with Tagan?

TaRkA DaHl View Public Profile Find More Posts by TaRkA DaHl 14th Dec 2012, 13:22 #10 Deders I Mod, Therefore I Own Join Date: Nov 2010 Location: Here Both pcpower and corsair come to mind.Your choice of 7950gx2 simplifies the cabling. Either way, if people are able to run OC'd C2D chips and 8800's off of 5-600W Corsair units (they're good PSU's, but just saying that well-built units shouldn't have any issues), Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion