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I think I need a new PSU for the set.

Say I'm running i7 at default voltage and 6 rams at 1.6v, 1 SSD and 4 sata hdds, 3 old + 1 new models, and probably another 2T in near future, GTX275 video card. How much amp is necessary for +3.3v and +5v

Is this PSU able to handle my need?
http://www.acbel.com/eng/Product.asp...sd=31&&pid=256
+12v seems adequate, but +5v seems a bit low at 20A!

Need some opinions here.
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post #2 of 26
You might want to try posting this in the power supply section
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I don't know, but I know that the TX850 is way more than enough power for absolutely everything in your system, including everything you mentioned.


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You might want to try posting this in the power supply section
No, because then he will have a duplicate thread. Instead, just report his thread for him with just "Wrong forum" (yes, I consider it to be a favor for him). That's all that's needed.
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Do we know who Acbel is? I can't say I've ever heard of them.
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post #5 of 26
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I don't know, but I know that the TX850 is way more than enough power for absolutely everything in your system, including everything you mentioned.



No, because then he will have a duplicate thread.
Unfortunately the TX850 is dead
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post #6 of 26
that is a no name PSU with what looks like bogus safety lables.

the PSU is the most important thing in your rig. Spend some money on a quality unit. For your needs a good 650w unit would do the trick quite well.

Take a look at Corsair, Seasonic, and Antec.
post #7 of 26
If you like overkill, a 950W. I'm sure you are going to go SLI soon anyways.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by totalz View Post
Unfortunately the TX850 is dead
Then I recommend looking for quality 550W to 650W power supplies.

May I recommend some from PC Case Gear? If so, then what would be your budget?
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post #9 of 26
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Originally Posted by sexybastard View Post
that is a no name PSU with what looks like bogus safety lables.

the PSU is the most important thing in your rig. Spend some money on a quality unit. For your needs a good 650w unit would do the trick quite well.

Take a look at Corsair, Seasonic, and Antec.
I have to agree with the "bogus" part!

I think AcBel is a Taiwan based PSU OEM, so some of you guys may have come across it before without knowing... and it's very hard to find reviews on the brand...

I'm using an old Antec 550W right now with only 3 sata hdds, and I notice the +5v drops to 4.84v if I have 2 processes testing the ram. So somehow, the mobo draws quite a bit of amp on +5v. Or that could also just mean that the Antec is way too old.
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post #10 of 26
Software voltage readings are much useless... they just aren't reliable. If you want accurate readings get a multimeter.

Which Antec PSU are you currently using? Most of them are pretty good and I would be more than confident using it for the specs you have.
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