If you'd like to get the absolute best possible choice, without overspending (or spending less than ideal), do this: 1 - Find the ACTUAL wattage of your hardware. I got error and thinking in less power supply. You do realize the PSU draws only what it needs. So I recently put together a 428W build along with an EVGA 750W PSU. http://linux4newbie.com/power-supply/power-supply-switch-on-off.html
solved Is this PSU too big for my system? Click on "tech specs" tab and go on the bottom of the page .Enthusiast Series™ TX650 V2 — 80 PLUS® Bronze Certified 650 Watt High Performance Power Supply192 Views Alec Cawley, RetiredChiefJun 27, 2012, 11:29 PM I see geofelt posed while I was SLOWLY typing, BUT totally aggreeFirst off. As long has the power supply has the correct cables for your motherboard, you should be fine. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/339351-28-problem
That's the PSU you want. Just my 2cents #5 Geforcer, Dec 7, 2004 high Banned Joined: Sep 14, 2003 Messages: 1,431 Likes Received: 0 go big or go home #6 high, Dec 7, 2004 Should Beta Minus decay put a lower limit on the mass of a neutrino? Rules Be respectful to others Don't ask to be spoonfed a build No facilitating/recommending piracy or grey market software Don't cite rumors and anecdotes as fact Post sales & deals in
Thanks so much! vagrancyxJul 21, 2014, 9:38 PM blue_smoke said: CryingLegend said: I am going to build a pc without a graphics card because I am going to wait for the perfect one for But that needs to be qualified.The statement " The PSU will only use what is needed" is GENERALLY correct, But not always. Too Many Watts Light Bulb permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ztherion 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(1 child)Other than using a watt-meter, is there a way to see how must power your computer is using at any given time?
I even tried clearing the CMOS, took out the battery and waited 15 minutes. Can You Have Too Much Wattage Power Supply By that, I mean longer than normal. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices PCPartPicker Log In Register Australia Belgium Canada Deutschland España France India Italia New Zealand United Kingdom United States Start a System BuildView find more Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology >
Efficiency.See these power supply charts. What Are Some Things To Check If The System Doesn’t Power Up? Next find a good estimate or three and take the highest, then add in your 25 to 40 percent of that. jitpublisherJul 21, 2014, 8:48 PM While overpowering with a larger PSU is not a big concern, overpowering with a 1200+ watt PSU when you only need 600 is absolute overkill. solved Wondering if i need a bigger PSU More resources See also solved Do I need a bigger PSU?
share|improve this answer answered Dec 15 '09 at 17:00 J. additional hints solved Fairly new Power Supply went bad after a pc cleaning More resources See also solved Powerful PC running very slow! Power Supply Too Big For Case It's cheap insurance. (Stay away from Newegg's estimator - it's full of crap as a Christmas turkey, way way over estimates to get you to buy a big PSU. What Happens If Power Supply Is Too Weak this is for efficiency reasons.
solved 850W power supply too much for GeForce GTX 960 ? I've No idea as System is not listed, But generally on a new system anything over 650 Watts is overkill UNLESS you are runing a pair of High end GPUs in This is the yes answer !On the other hand, it is a good tactic to buy a psu with more wattage than your system requires at full load . news Permalink MightyMango submitter 1 point 23 months ago Thanks guys for your extremely helpful advice! :D Permalink CPU CPU Cooler Motherboard Memory Storage Video Card Power Supply Case Cooling Case Fans
solved Do i Need a bigger PSU solved Do I need a bigger psu?? What Happens If Power Supply Is Not Enough For Graphics Card DookieDrawsDec 15, 2013, 11:18 PM Thanks, guys. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]zaures 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago(2 children)Yup basically its less efficient to run a higher rated PSU vs a PSU that is more appropriately sized.
permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]eternia2 5 points6 points7 points 3 years ago(0 children) The R9 series draws a lot of power apparently. How do I replace the PSU without frying my desktop? solved I think my power supply is putting too much juice into my rig... Does Higher Watts Mean More Power So make a goal of being roughly 80% of max psu load.
They're more expensive - obviously. solved Is my power supply too much for my rig ? I don't think any regualar members recommend buying a case/PSU combo - UNLESS the PSU model is known and it is a "GOOD" PSU.There are a Number of the "Bundled" PSU More about the author More resources See also Can a PSU be too big for Enclosure?
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the solved Do I need a bigger PSU solved Does having a more powerful PSU affect me if my power draw is less than that? Tweet Hardware rules of thumb dictate that more power is better. What is an example of this?Can a computer have too much RAM?
Then there is having a flexible amount like 750w-850w, which is a comfortable amount of power to handle any consumer grade setup + upgrades. Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Omizzle, Dec 7, 2004. Permalink MightyMango submitter 1 point 23 months ago Thanks! But pick any actually good one, and you have no need to worry about faulty units.