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Originally Posted by snelan View Post
Hmm, so I am still OK at that range then? Not that it is good for the PSU, but the PSU won't die that that wattage?
If you were to run that power draw all the time, the PSU would probably die a bit sooner than it would if you didn't. But I'm talking it's like the difference between the PSU lasting 5 years instead of 7, that kind of thing.

As many have already pointed out, the PSU is rated based on it's DC output, not it's AC input. Which means that, assuming around 80-85% efficiency, you're still within the unit's rated output.
    
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