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None, I no longer have a desktop

I have an Asus U36JC for work/browsing etc and an Ion2 nettop for torrents

I wouldn't have said yours is overkill(even though with a SandyB is a little more than you need), but you have that written yourself
Excellent deal though.
Well as long as it does what its supposed to then alls good,

I reckon we should have a PSU temperature thread,

PSU type =
Fan size =
Temps @ Idle =
Temps @ Load =

Just for the extra info ?
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post #52 of 68
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It sounds like it's going to be soon, but I don't know what that means. It could be before the end of this year, or it could be well into next year. lol
I hope so!
In that case all you have is my word lol but still looking forward to this 'new' ocn.
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post #53 of 68
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Well as long as it does what its supposed to then alls good,
It was indeed a practical decision but in a different sense.. I don't want hardware in my house that can play EVE Online, took me 5 years to quit.. and in the end had to give away to friends about 4k worth of hardware just to refuse myself the ability to log on and 'check' on things

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Originally Posted by macca_dj View Post
I reckon we should have a PSU temperature thread,

PSU type =
Fan size =
Temps @ Idle =
Temps @ Load =

Just for the extra info ?
You would have to implement a proper methodology for such measurements that hardly anyone will follow, and with all the variables like ambient temp, case temp, power supply positioning etc, you wouldn't get something very conclusive anyway..
TT are Phaedrus are doing a very good job with all the statistics and guides and spreadsheets that I don't think there's much if any use for one like this.
post #54 of 68
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I'm starting to feel sorry for my power supply
its fine some guy here is running sli 580's on the tpn 750
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i would just faint at the thought of what folders actually pay for their electricity bill
Overvolted 590, overvolted cpu, (slightly) overvolted ram and VTT, errything under water, room kept at 70F (90-110F outside)...

I refuse to buy a kill-a-watt for my own sanity.
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post #56 of 68
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And why's that?.. you're the first guy posting in this thread with a proper size PSU
This thread made me start feeling like I may be pushing my PSU to the limit

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its fine some guy here is running sli 580's on the tpn 750
lol, cool deal. It's performed like a champ, but these numbers were starting to make me have some doubts
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What kind of voltage are you using with your 470s? I barely hit 820 watts in Vantage (less counting efficiency) with my 580s at 875 core @ 1.1V and CPU at 4.33.
post #58 of 68
The 980X is extremely power inefficient when overclocked; and the GTX470s aren't exactly the Prius of the computing world either.


I would like to know why in the world you're afraid of putting an 860W AC load (~790W DC) on a top-tier 1200W PSU...
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The 980X is extremely power inefficient when overclocked; and the GTX470s aren't exactly the Prius of the computing world either.


I would like to know why in the world you're afraid of putting an 860W AC load (~790W DC) on a top-tier 1200W PSU...
lol i wasn't afraid to... i guess i phased the op terribly.. i was meaning to ask if i might be going a bit over the specified 1200w continuous rating on it when i add a third card.

TBH i was just surprised it pulled that much from the wall since it was my first time measuring how much my rig pulled from the wall
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post #60 of 68
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lol i wasn't afraid to... i guess i phased the op terribly.. i was meaning to ask if i might be going a bit over the specified 1200w continuous rating on it when i add a third card.

TBH i was just surprised it pulled that much from the wall since it was my first time measuring how much my rig pulled from the wall
You should be fine with that HCP-1200 and Tri-470.
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