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post #11 of 14
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I am hoping that the Corsairs really are all under rated. I saw a review of the HX1000 saying that it is really a 1200w PSU but they underrated it in order to make sure that all units live up to the claims. I hope this goes for the rest of their line of PSU's

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my tx850 handles it like a champ. both cpu and graphics card are overclocked not to mention I have 2 velociraptors, tons of fans and a few ccfl's
post #12 of 14
so stupid of me to not mention I have a watt meter. my setup reads abouw 800w at full load both cpu and gpu both overclocked. the 15-20% efficiency is not even included to if I can make a rough estimation it's about +/- 700w reading in total so it's clear that a 850w PSU is more than enough.

just wanted to share. fyi my gtx 470 SLI's (overclocked) power consumption is only about 50w+ difference from my current cards. those nvidia cards hate mother earth hehe
 
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post #13 of 14
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How do you all figure out how much power it is pulling? I wouldlike to be able to keep an eye on it and know how much power is being used.
Just check out full TDP wattage of each bit of hardware and estimate the power draw at different power utilizations. You'll get the hang of it.
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How do you all figure out how much power it is pulling? I wouldlike to be able to keep an eye on it and know how much power is being used.
get a killawat meter. I have 2 of them in my pc right now. one is built in in my zalman fan controller and one directly at the power cord of the cpu.


if you can get this anywhere I recommend you get this. it's about 20-30w difference with my much more expensive killawat meter so it IS fairly accurate. with
 
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anDisk 480GB Ultra II SSD Windows 10 Home x64 Sony Bravia 52" 1080p LCD TV Logitech MK530 Advanced Wireless Keyboard/Mouse 
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